maguindanao massacre

CHR to form independent body for massacre probe

 The Commission on Human Rights is forming an independent commission that will conduct an investigation of the Maguindanao massacre. CHR Chair Leila de Lima said everyone involved in the carnage, not only the alleged mastermind Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr., should be brought to justice. ANC, November 29, 2009

(UPDATE) ARMM Gov. Ampatuan says he's also seeking justice

Even as justice secretary says they have a new witness against Ampatuans

MANILA – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan, older brother of Maguindanao massacre principal suspect Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan, Jr., on Sunday said he too is calling for justice for the victims of the gruesome killings.

Massacre highlights unholy alliances in RP politics

MANILA - President Arroyo moved swiftly to cut ties with a powerful Muslim clan whose son is blamed for massacring 57 people but experts say Philippine politics is infested with unholy alliances.

Radio stations in 1-minute silence for slain journalists

Nagpasalamat ang KBP sa pakikiisa ng marami sa kanilang panawagan para sa katarungan. Kanina, isang minutong katahimikan ang ini-alay ng lahat ng himpilan ng radyo sa mga miyembro ng media na nadamay sa karumal-dumal na masaker sa Maguindanao. Nagpapatrol, Cecille Lardizabal.

Back hoe operator in massacre hiding?

Pumapalag na rin ang mga Boto patroller sa ilang bahagi ng Mindanao na nakakasalamuha umano ng mga Ampatuan. Marami rin sa kanila ang nagtatanong tungkol sa sitwasyon ng back hoe operator na maaaring makapagbigay linaw sa Maguindanao massacre. Kaya naman hinanap ng ABS-CBN News ang operator na napag-alamang nangangamba na raw ngayon para sa kaligtasan niya at ng kanyang pamilya. Exclusive, nagpapatrol, Adrian Ayalin.

Many BMPM patrollers call for death penalty

Kapamilya, mabibigat na mensahe ang nais iparating ng ating Boto patrollers sa mga kinauukulan, lalo sa mga nasa likod ng karumal dumal na Maguindano massacre. Bukod sa katarungan, maingay ang panawagang patawan ng mabigat na parusa at kung maaari raw bitayin pa ang mga utak sa krimen.

Spent shells don't match guns from Ampatuans

Hindi nagmula sa baril na nakumpiska mula sa CAFGU ng mga Ampatuan ang ginamit sa karumaldumal na masaker sa Maguindanao base sa mga basyo ng bala na narekober ng PNP sa crime scene. Sinusuri na rin ang iba pang ebidensya para malaman kung ginahasa nga ba ang mga babaeng kabilang sa pinatay. Live mula sa Koronadal, South Cotabato, nagpapatrol Jorge Cariño.

Ampatuans placed on watch list

MANILA -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has placed several members of the Ampatuan clan on its watch list over their alleged involvement in the Maguindanao massacre.

Victim 'made audio record' of Philippines massacre: relative

MANILA - One of 57 victims of an election-linked massacre in the southern Philippines made a secret audio recording of the horrifying attack blamed on a local politician, the suspect's bereaved rival said Saturday.

Army officer: Dismantle all private armies

ZAMBOANGA – Authorities also need to keep an eye on Sulu province which allegedly has thousands of so-called private armed groups, a ranking military officer said.