The Philippines police named suspects that include government militiamen and members of the Ampatuan clan in last month's massacre in Maguindanao.
One day after Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo imposed martial law in Maguindanao Province, where her allies are linked to a recent massacre, critics have raised questions about her political motives and the potential for abuses.
Philippines political violence claims 35 lives on the southern island of Mindanao. An adviser to President Gloria Arroyo calls it a "massacre... unequaled in recent history."
The Philippines were hit hard by two recent storms. Critics say politicians have ignored repeated warnings of the capital's vulnerability.
After her husband's murder catapulted her into a national leadership role, Cory Aquino helped bring down the Marcos dictatorship.
Corruption cases against Filipino President Arroyo haven't sparked another 'people power' revolt.