Accused brains of 2009 massacre dies of liver failure

Accused brains of 2009 massacre dies of liver failure

CMFR/PHILIPPINES – The patriarch of the Ampatuan clan, one of the primary accused in the 23 November 2009 massacre of 58 persons, died of liver failure at a hospital in Quezon City last 17 July 2015.

Court allows hospitalization of accused principal in 2009 massacre

Court allows hospitalization of accused principal in 2009 massacre

CMFR/PHILIPPINES – Branch 221 of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court temporarily allowed last June 10 the confinement of Andal Ampatuan Sr. at the National Kidney Transplant Institute due to the seriousness of his condition. The court had earlier allowed Andal Sr. to be brought to the Philippine General Hospital in May 2015.

Court denies massacre principal suspect Andal Sr.’s bail petition

Court denies massacre principal suspect Andal Sr.’s bail petition

The Regional Trial Court of Quezon City has denied Andal Ampatuan Sr.’s petition for bail after it established the participation of the clan patriarch in […]

Court orders release of Ampatuan on bail

Court orders release of Ampatuan on bail

CMFR/PHILIPPINES –The court trying the accused in the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan Massacre has ordered the immediate release of a primary suspect after he posted the required P11.6-million bail bond.

Supreme Court affirms denial of live coverage of Ampatuan trial

Supreme Court affirms denial of live coverage of Ampatuan trial

CMFR/PHILIPPINES – THE SUPREME COURT of the Philippines affirmed its 23 October 2012 decision which disallowed live media broadcast of the hearings being conducted by […]



Ampatuan Massacre commemoration on PJR Reports’ November-December issue

Posted by CMFR | Posted in Case Updates | Posted on 20-12-2010

Nov. 23, 2010 marked the first year since what has been known as the single worst case of political violence against Filipino journalists in recent years, the Ampatuan Massacre. The media community, including local and foreign journalists and students of the media, gathered at the historic Chino Roces (Mendiola) bridge in Manila to commemorate the massacre.

The trial for the murder of 58 people, including 32 journalists and media workers is ongoing, but is rather moving slowly.

The main story for PJR Reports‘ November-December issue tracked down the massacre case’s progress in summary. It also reflected the hopes of the victims and the media community that justice will finally be served. See the full report here.

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