TWO MORE of the principal accused pleaded “not guilty” last 2 October 2013 to 58 counts of murder in connection with the 23 November 2009 Ampatuan, Maguindanao massacre.
INFORGRAPHIC: Ampatuan Massacre trial overview Click on the image to enlarge
Posted by CMFR | Posted in Case Updates | Posted on 13-08-2013
CMFR/Philippines – Five suspects in the Ampatuan Massacre trial, including the confessed backhoe operator, were arraigned on 8 and 14 August 2013. But the arraignment of three more suspects also scheduled on August 8 was delayed. Meanwhile, the court trying the suspects in the Massacre deferred the transfer of the backhoe operator to the same […]
Below is a statement from the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists (FFFJ) on the delays of the Ampatuan Massacre trial. ———– The deferment of the arraignment of two of the principal accused in the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan town massacre adds to the already long list of delays in the judicial process that for four […]
Posted by CMFR | Posted in Case Updates | Posted on 14-06-2013
CMFR/Philippines – Philippine courts dismissed the petitions of several suspects in the Ampatuan massacre last 7 June 2013. One petition sought to exclude as evidence the testimony of a policeman turned prosecution witness. Two others challenged the indictment of two Ampatuan clan members.