Yasser Ampatuan’s bid for governor of Mindanao has been endorsed by Manny Pacquiao. Photo: Handout
Yasser Ampatuan’s bid for governor of Mindanao has been endorsed by Manny Pacquiao. Photo: Handout

12 years after Ampatuan massacre, Manny Pacquiao backs a clan member for Maguindanao governor

  • Hadji Yasser Ampatuan, who allegedly was present during the planning of the infamous killings, is to run against the very man the massacre targeted – Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu
  • Mangudadatu’s wife and sister were among the 58 people killed when Ampatuan supporters ambushed a convoy on its way to filing his candidacy. 197 people have been convicted over the killings, but Yasser Ampatuan is not one of them

Topic |   Manny Pacquiao
Yasser Ampatuan’s bid for governor of Mindanao has been endorsed by Manny Pacquiao. Photo: Handout
Yasser Ampatuan’s bid for governor of Mindanao has been endorsed by Manny Pacquiao. Photo: Handout
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