The Ampatuans, State-Backed Militias, and Killings in the Southern Philippines
November 16, 2010

This 96-page report charts the Ampatuans’ rise to power, including their use of violence to expand their control and eliminate threats to the family’s rule. It is based on more than 80 interviews, including with people having insider knowledge of the Ampatuan family security structure, victims of abuses and their family members, and witnesses to crimes.

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ISBN: 1-56432-710-8