An alibi may soon easily make the two Ampatuans walk free.
The Justice Secretary of the Republic of the Philippines made a resolution over the weekend telling his state prosecutors to drop the charges against Zaldy â€œPutiâ€ Ampatuan and Mayor Akmad â€œTatoâ€ Ampatuan Sr. in connection the Maguindanao Massacre for lack of evidence.Â The big problem is that Justice Secretary Agra [...]
The Mangudadatus tried to wage a political war against the Ampatuans for the seat
of governorship of Maguindanao, and so the massacre of 57 people happened.
But the Mangudadatus, despite the loss of lives of family members and the mourning, continued the fight promising the people of Maguindanao of a true democracy to shine upon them when he gets elected while [...]
Philippine Lasallian Family Statement on the
Brutal, barbaric, and heinous. These were words used to describe the Maguindanao massacre that has claimed the lives of more than 50 peopleâ€”the majority of them being political supporters, lawyers and media practitioners in the company of scions of a political clan.
Eyewitness reports from survivors have pointed to the perpetrators responsible for this gruesome [...]
WTF is happening to this country?!
I have been personally mourning since Monday. The Maguindanao massacre is for me so unimaginable; a barbaric and demonic act of violence that one sunny day happened to our nation, that unlike Iraq or Afghanistan, is not plunged into a daily bloodbath because of war.
Has life has been so cheap for the suspected Ampatuans, local [...]