Trial hearings of defendants accused of the massacre of 58 people in the Philippines will finish by the end of the year, the country's chief justice vowed Thursday.
MANILA - The Quezon City court handling the Maguindanao massacre trial has denied the plea of 15 police officers to lower the P11.6-million earlier set in exchange for their temporary freedom.
MANILA, Philippines - Former justice secretary Agnes Devanadera has asked the court handling the Maguindanao massacre trial to stop the lawyer of suspect Andal Ampatuan Jr. from presenting her as a defense witness.
The camp of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo claimed victory in one of the many cases filed against her. This time, it's over the Maguindanao Massacre of 2009.
MANILA, Philippines - The defense lawyer of the late former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. will ask the Quezon City regional trial court to dismiss the criminal charges filed against his client in connection with the Maguindanao massacre in 2009.
Families of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre are asking President Aquino to make good his promise to see the case solved within his term.
Why is the Ombudsman and the AMLC (Anti-Money Laundering Council) sitting on the plunder case of the Ampatuans?
For the first time, the Ampatuan family has released photographs showing the final resting place of the Ampatuan patriarch in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao.
Prosecutors in the Maguindanao Massacre case remain optimistic the accused will be convicted. This, despite the passing of one of the primary suspects -- Andal Ampatuan, Sr. But the defense says, it has a new witness.
MANILA - Until his last breath, the late Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. insisted he had no hand in the November 23, 2009 massacre in Ampatuan, Maguindanao.