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Impunity's victims: Why International Day to End Impunity matters

Cabezas. Zongo. Kassir. Politkovskaya. Wickrematunge. And then came the deadliest incident for journalists in history: on 23 November 2009, 32 journalists killed in the Philippines while covering a convoy en route to registering a candidate for governor in the southern province of Maguindanao.

The victims in the Ampatuan massacre, along with the numerous others killed whose cases remain unsolved, became the impetus for the International Day to End Impunity, marked each year on the massacre's anniversary to demand justice for all those who have been targeted for speaking out.

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