News in Pictures: Black Mark


A black ribbon placed by a reporter hangs from the last two digits of the street number at the gate of the Department of Foreign Affairs, symbolizing the number of media workers slain in the November 23 Ampatuan massacre in Maguindanao massacre (actually 31 media workers died). (Photo by Nonoy Espina)


DFA reporters held a candle-lighting ceremony on Friday in response to a call by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines to honor the victims of the carnage and to demand justice. (Photo by Nonoy Espina)


Holger Rommen, charge d’affaires of the European Union mission to the Philippines lights a candle with journalists at the Department of Foreign Affairs as a sign of solidarity in the search for justice for the 57 victims of the November 23 Ampatuan massacre in Maguindanao province. (Photo by Nonoy Espina)

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