maguindanao massacre

Judge puts Ampatuan Jr. bail plea on hold

MANILA -  The judge handling the case of Datu Unsay, Maguindanao Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr. has put on hold the mayor's petition for bail.


Solon wants Martial Law expanded to Lanao del Norte

MANILA - Oblivious to protests against Martial Law, administration ally Lanao del Norte Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo wants Martial Law extended to Pantao Ragat municipality in Lanao Del Norte.

Reaction: Opening a Pandora's box in Maguindanao

 Ang pagdeklara ng Malakanyang ng Martial Law sa Maguindanao ay isang pag-amin ng namumuno na hindi nila kaya ang mga Ampatuan... Sa mga unang araw pagkatapos ang pangyayari na kasuklam-suklam, ang mga Militar at kapulisan natin ay nagbigay ng kasiguraduhan na kaya nilang ipagtanggol ang bayan sa anumang threath mapadayuhan man at lokal na mga gustong manggulo sa bansa. 

Most senators want martial law revoked - Enrile

18 out of 23 are against Proc. 1959

MANILA (1st UPDATE) - Majority of the senators who attended a caucus on Monday morning were for the revocation of Proclamation 1959 imposing martial law in Maguindanao, according to Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile.

Business groups express mixed sentiments on martial law

MANILA - Business groups are divided over the government’s declaration of martial law in Maguindanao, with some welcoming it as a chance to contain "disorder" and others describing the move as bringing "more minuses than pluses."

Pro-Ampatuan rebels fighting troops: Puno

MANILA - Former government auxiliary forces loyal to the powerful Ampatuan clan in Maguindanao have engaged the Philippine National Police in several clashes, Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno said Monday.

SC urged to revoke martial law in Maguindanao

MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - Several petitions were filed Monday before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to declare as unconstitutional President Arroyo’s Proclamation No. 1959, which placed most areas in the province of Maguindanao under martial law.

Over 3,000 gunmen a threat in Maguindanao: Army

SHARIFF AGUAK - The military said Monday over 3,000 armed followers of the Ampatuan clan whose provincial stronghold was placed under martial law after a massacre remain a threat.

Musicians band together to cry for justice for massacre victims

Isang concert naman ang itinanghal ng mga banda sa bansa bilang pakikibahagi ng pagprotesta ng karahasan sa Maguindanao. Nagpa-Patrol, Gretchen Fullido. TV Patrol Linggo, Disyembre 6, 2009

Witness in Ampatuan massacre ready to tell all

Eksklusibong humarap sa ABS-CBN News ang isa sa dalawang civilian volunteers na may kinalaman umano sa Maguindanao massacre at hawak na ngayon ng PNP-CIDG. TV Patrol Linggo, Disyembre 6, 2009