MANILA, Philippines -- The Court of Appeals (CA) has junked Andal Ampatuan Jr.'s plea to reverse a trial court's ruling junking his plea to have Maguindanao private prosecutor Nena Santos cited in indirect contempt for commenting on the merits of the case before the media.
COTABATO CITY, Philippines -- Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) vice chairman for political affairs Ghadzali Jaafar on Tuesday said there was a clear violation of the ceasefire agreement in the gun battle in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao on Monday.
COTABATO CITY, Philippines – One of the key suspects in the Maguindanao massacre in 2009 was killed in a gun battle with arresting lawmen, leaving five policemen and a soldier wounded in Shariff Aguak yesterday.
MANILA, Philippines - The prosecution panel in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre has withdrawn its request to turn a backhoe operator who allegedly dug the massacre victims’ graves into a state witness.
MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) has cleared members of the media of indirect contempt for reporting about the disbarment case against Ampatuan lawyer Sigrid Fortun.
Defense lawyers in the Maguidanao massacre case questioned the credibility of state witness Zukarno Badal, a former ally of the Ampatuans, during the cross examination at Camp Bagong Diwa on Thursday.