On November 23, 2009, a convoy of journalists and members of the Mangudadatu clan were on their way to file the certificate of candidacy of aspiring Maguindanao governor Toto Mangudadatu. But they never made it to their destination.
Their bodies were found riddled with bullets; many of them buried in mass graves. 58 people were killed in this massacre—the deadliest attack on Filipino journalists and the worst case of electoral violence in the country—all because the ruthless Ampatuan clan wanted to hold on to their power.
This is Super Evil season two, "A Beautiful Place to Die".
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