DOJ sees Maguindanao massacre convictions soon

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Monday gave a glint of hope over the long pending case of Maguindanao massacre way back in 2009.

Judge rejects bail plea of Zaldy Ampatuan

MANILA (UPDATED) - Former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Zaldy Ampatuan, one of the principal accused in the Maguindanao massacre case, will remain in detention after a Quezon City court denied his petition for bail.

CJ Sereno: Ampatuan massacre trial hearings to finish by year-end

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.

Judge affirms P11.6-M bail for 15 massacre suspects

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.

Ex-justice chief refuses to testify in massacre trial

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.

Arroyo cleared in Maguindanao massacre, lawyer says

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.

Lawyer wants criminal raps vs Andal Sr. dropped

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.

Massacre victims' kin hit slow pace of trial

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.