MANILA - The Commission on Appointments (CA) yesterday approved the promotion of 89 military officers, including Army Brig. Gen. Medardo Geslani who was chief of the Maguindanao-based 601st brigade when the Maguindanao massacre took place on Nov. 23, 2009.
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima met with Maguindanao Governor Esmael "Toto" Mangudadatu on Monday to discuss the latest developments in the Ampatuan massacre case.
MANILA – The court handling the Maguindanao massacre case has allowed 17 policemen accused in the brutal killing of 58 individuals in 2009 to post bail.
MANILA - Authorities have tightened media access to the proceedings in the Maguindanao massacre case, barring journalists from covering the trial.