Maguindanao Massacre

More massacre bail pleas denied

MANILA, Philippines - The Quezon City judge handling the Maguindanao massacre trial has denied the bail petitions of 11 civilian volunteer organization members who were charged with multiple murder in connection with the Nov. 23, 2009 bloodbath.

Jailed Maguindanao massacre suspect seriously ill

MANILA - A suspect in the Maguindanao massacre trial has developed serious illnesses while in detention at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig for the multiple murder case.

Andal Jr. drops Devanadera, Dureza as witnesses

MANILA - A lawyer of Maguindanao massacre suspect Andal Ampatuan Jr. has dropped two cabinet members of the Arroyo administration from an initial list of witnesses that he would present in the bail petition of his client.

Fiscals seek hold departure order for Ampatuan son

MANILA - The prosecutors handling the Maguindanao massacre trial sought the issuance of a hold departure order against a son of former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. after he was allowed to post bail in connection with the multiple murder case.

Fil-Am journalists hold vigil for Charlie Hebdo attack

LOS ANGELES - The murder of newsmen is a familiar risk for Filipino journalists as they held a vigil for the victims of the terror attack that left 12 journalists dead at the Charlie Hebdo office in France.  

SC still won't allow live coverage of massacre case

MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) junked on Tuesday motions for reconsideration (MR) filed by Malacanang and several media entities on the high court's earlier ruling disallowing live media coverage of the 2009 Maguindanao massacre.

NUJP dismayed over decision to grant Ampatuan bail

MANILA -- The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Sunday expressed its dismay over the court's decision to grant bail to Sajid Islam Ampatuan, one of the accused in the 2009 Maguindanao Massacre.

Fiscals to appeal bail for Ampatuan son

The prosecution panel in the Maguindanao massacre trial will appeal a court order that granted the bail petition of Sajid Islam Ampatuan, son of former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr.