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 […]

49 more suspects charged in Ampatuan Massacre

49 more suspects charged in Ampatuan Massacre

FORTY-NINE more individuals including local government officials and police officers were charged before the provincial prosecutor of Maguindanao last January 7, 2015 for the planning, execution and cover-up of the 23 November 2009 murder of 52 men and women including 32 journalists and media workers.

Court grants bail petition of accused in 2009 Massacre

 (UPDATED)

Court grants bail petition of accused in 2009 Massacre

 (UPDATED)

A member of the Ampatuan clan allegedly involved in the Nov. 23 2009 Maguindanao Massacre may be temporarily released after the Quezon City trial court hearing the case approved his petition for bail last January 2015. It was the 42nd bail petition granted by presiding Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes. But the bail petitions of two other Ampatuans were denied by the trial judge.

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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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