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DOJ chief: Ampatuans face rebellion raps

MANILA - Justice Secretary Agnes Devanadera said on Saturday that many of those who will be arrested in Maguindanao after President Arroyo's declaration of martial law in the province will be charged with rebellion.

Proclamation 1959: Martial Law in Maguindanao

Proclamation 1959: Martial Law in Maguindanao

Ampatuan Sr. not yet arrested: lawyer

MANILA (1st UPDATE) - A lawyer of Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan Sr. will file a writ of habeas corpus in Davao City on Monday in an attempt to stop authorities from arresting the governor.

Military, police take full control of Maguindanao

MANILA - Security forces on Saturday took full control of the province of Maguindanao following President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's order placing the province under martial law.

Martial law declared in Maguindanao

President Arroyo on Saturday proclaimed martial law in the province of Maguindanao following the massacre last November 23 of 57 innocent civilians.

Speaker Nograles backs martial law in Maguindanao

MANILA (1st UPDATE) - House Speaker Prospero Nograles is in favor of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's declaration of martial law in Maguindanao.

Maguindanao residents say situation 'normal'

'Not seeing images of 70's martial law'

MANILA - The residents of Maguindanao were "unaffected" by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's proclamation of a state of martial law in the province, and some saw the security situation as "normal."

Martial law in Maguindanao criticized

MANILA - A human rights lawyer and a congressman representing Maguindanao on Saturday criticized  President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo for setting a bad precedent by declaring martial law in Maguindanao despite the absence of rebellion or invasion in the province.

(UPDATE) Ampatuan Sr., ARMM gov taken into custody

MANILA - Security forces on Saturday arrested Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan Sr. and his son, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan for their alleged involvement in the massacre of 57 people in the province last November 23.

Maguindanao now under martial law: sources

Ilang source ng ABS-CBN News mula sa law enforcement community ang nagsabing nagdeklara na ng martial law sa lalawigan ng Maguindanao. Ayon sa source, kumilos na ang mga tropa ngayong alas-onse ng gabi upang ipatupad ang martial law.