6TH VITAL WITNESS IN DEADLY MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE KILLED

Like sitting ducks, vital witnesses are being killed one-by-one in the gruesome 2009 Maguindanao Massacre in southern Philippines where 57 people including 34 journalists perished in a politically-related violence. A Philippine police official has confirmed that a potential witness in the Maguindanao (south Philippines) massacre had been killed, a private prosecutor said yesterday. In all, six people¿three witnesses and three relatives of other witnesses¿have been killed in connection with the trial of the politically influential Ampatuan family accused in the Nov. 23, 2009 murders of 57 people, including the wife of the current Maguindanao governor, Esmael Mangudadatu. Nena Santos, a … Continue reading 6TH VITAL WITNESS IN DEADLY MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE KILLED

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Fearing Ampatuan ‘Chainsaw Gang,” witness in GMA poll fraud rap disappear

One of two vital witnesses in the electoral fraud case leveled against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has disappeared after reports that a witness in the Maguindanao Massacre had been apparently “chainsawed” to death. The other would not take the … Continue reading Fearing Ampatuan ‘Chainsaw Gang,” witness in GMA poll fraud rap disappear

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Witnesses in Maguindanao Massacre warned vs. ‘Ampatuan Chainsaw Gang’

A government prosecutor said witnesses in the gruesome mass murder in 2009 of 57 people, 32 of them members of the press, in Maguindanao province in southern Philippines could end up being shredded to pieces with a chainsaw by henchmen of the suspects. A man who testified in court on the Philippines’ worst political massacre was found dead “probably chain-sawed to pieces” in a killing meant to silence other witnesses, the prosecutor said. “If we mention someone he might also end up dead,” said prosecutor Nena Santos. Prior to the mass killing, there are widespread reports that people who crossed … Continue reading Witnesses in Maguindanao Massacre warned vs. ‘Ampatuan Chainsaw Gang’

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100 suspects in Ampatuan massacre remain free

Some 100 suspects in the gruesome massacre in the town of Ampatuan, Maguindanao that shocked the nation two years ago remain scot-free, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said Wednesday. Rowena Paraan, NUJP secretary general, stressed that only 96 of the 196 suspects have been arrested since the grisly manslaughter happened 30 months ago Wednesday. She lamented of those 64 suspects arraigned, only two are primary suspects -— former Maguindanao Gov. Andal S. Ampatuan Sr. and his son and namesake, Andal Ampatuan Jr., former mayor of Datu Unsay town. Another prominent family member, Zaldy Ampatuan, former governor of … Continue reading 100 suspects in Ampatuan massacre remain free

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MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE: A testament to the enormous monster of impunity reigning in our midst

STATEMENT On the 2nd Year Commemoration of the Ampatuan Massacre Read during the joint press conference with the Alliance Against Impunity in Mindanao (AIM), November 22, 2011, at Basti’s Brew, Legazpi St., Davao City   Two years after the gruesome Ampatuan Massacre which killed 58 individuals in a single attack, 32 of whom were our colleagues in the media, one colleague still missing up to now, and we are here, still, in a far cry toward the end of the reigning state of impunity in the country. It is just fitting that international media groups have declared November 23 as … Continue reading MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE: A testament to the enormous monster of impunity reigning in our midst

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MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE 2ND ANNIVERSARY TODAY

Manila, Philippines – Bringing the perpetrators of the Maguindanao Massacre to justice is important in achieving much-needed reforms in our country and political institutions, Vice President Jejomar C. Binay said on the eve of the second anniversary of the massacre deemed the worst election-related killing in the country’s history. “We must send the message that we Filipinos have had enough of the culture of impunity that has beset our country for so long,” Binay said in a statement. “We must work to preserve the integrity of our government institutions, to promote accountability, and end the abuse of political power,” he … Continue reading MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE 2ND ANNIVERSARY TODAY

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MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE RELATIVES SUE ARROYO

Relatives of 57 people massacred in 2009 in Maguindanao sued former President Gloria Arroyo on Tuesday over the killings, which they claim she could have prevented. At least two Arroyo alies, former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr., are among about 100 suspects being tried on murder charges in the country’s worst politically motivated bloodbath, which occurred two years ago Wednesday. The dead included 32 media workers, making it the worst single killing of journalists in the world. Arroyo was arrested last week on charges that she ordered Ampatuan and another official to commit election fraud two years before the massacre. … Continue reading MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE RELATIVES SUE ARROYO

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Blast rocks site of Maguindanao massacre now marking its 2nd year By Noel Y. Punzalan

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 23 (PNA) -– A powerful blast rocked the infamous Maguindanao massacre site in Barangay Salman, Ampatuan town around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, in time for the incident’s second year commemoration where families of the victims and hundreds of journalists from all over the country and abroad are expected to troop to the place for an annual tribute. At least one explosion was heard two kilometers from the highway connecting Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat provinces leading to the site, prompting military and police forces to seal off the area. The site of the carnage is some 3.5 kilometers from … Continue reading Blast rocks site of Maguindanao massacre now marking its 2nd year By Noel Y. Punzalan

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AMPATUANS TO BE APPOINTED AS AUTONOMOUS REGION FOR MUSLIM MINDANAO (ARMM) OFFICERS-IN-CHARGE

READ THIS AND CRY!!!! FORMER MAGUINDANAO  GOVERNOR ANDAL AMPATUAN SR. AS ARMM GOVERNOR. FORMER ARMM GOVERNOR ZALDY AMPATUAN AS ARMM VICE GOVERNOR . FORMER MAGUINDANAO, UNSAY TOWN MAYOR ANDAL AMPATUAN AS ARMM DEPUTY GOVERNOR AND DEPUTY VICE GOVERNOR. Photos by PARE PAREHO LANG JOKE ONLY!!! HARHAR!!!!-rOgerb. JOKE ONLY!!! HARHAR!!!!-rOgerb. JOKE ONLY!!! HARHAR!!!!-rOgerb. JOKE ONLY!!! HARHAR!!!!-rOgerb. JOKE ONLY!!! HARHAR!!!!-rOgerb. Continue reading AMPATUANS TO BE APPOINTED AS AUTONOMOUS REGION FOR MUSLIM MINDANAO (ARMM) OFFICERS-IN-CHARGE

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