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Traumatized by the sound of bombs and guns, at least 2,000 families caught in the battle between terrorists and the military are staying in makeshift booths in open spaces, a Moro community leader tells Rappler
(UPDATED) The judgment is expected on December 19
'Allowing live coverage would allow families unable to travel to Manila to immediately hear the decision of the 58 counts of murder of Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes,' says the petition signed by media organizations
Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes will hand down the judgment 9 am at the Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig
The Shariff Saydona Mustapha town mayor and ex-Maguindanao governor has been suspended since October
(UPDATED) 'In deference to this Honorable Court, it should now stop extending so much grace, sympathy, or concern to accused Zaldy Ampatuan,' says the prosecution
NUJP, AlterMidya, and other media groups commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre with a mural painting and march
Ten years after the gruesome killing of 58 people, 32 from the media, press freedom continues to be under attack
A relative of victims say they are 'afraid for the life of the prosecutor or even the judge'
In the first 3 years of the Duterte administration, at least 128 threats and attacks against members of the press are recorded
CMFR Executive Director Melinda Quintos de Jesus says it is necessary to 'clear the air' in order for plans on the safety of journalists to be properly implemented
Dubbed '#FightFor58: A concert for justice,' the event aims to raise funds to allow the families of the Ampatuan massacre victims to witness the promulgation of the case against the suspects
Officials and members of the Negros Press Club and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines-Bacolod chapter light candles to mark the death anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
The Ampatuan massacre is considered both the worst case of election-related violence in the Philippines and the single deadliest attack against the media
An acquittal, says National Union of Journalists of the Philippines' Nonoy Espina, would have grave implications not just on press freedom but on the electoral process
What has happened in the 10 years since the Maguindanao massacre?
Zaldy Ampatuan, one of the principal accused in the Maguindanao massacre case, has been confined at the Makati Medical Center since he suffered a stroke on October 22
Here's a running list of activities you can join to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre
’Fightfor58: A Concert for Justice’ raises funds for the families of those slain in the 2009 massacre
It's been 10 years since the gruesome Maguindanao massacre. What makes warlords like the Ampatuans survive the ravages of time?
Many of the widows of the journalists choose to go abroad, leaving behind their children who have to lose another parent. Financial assistance is also running out.
'We have waited for ten years, the 30 days is a short time to wait,' private prosecutor Nena Santos says of the 30-day extension to promulgate the decision
After a decade, a court is scheduled to render a judgment on the Ampatuan massacre. Lawyer Nena Santos expects a guilty verdict for the principal accused.
The Department of Health says the girl did not receive any dose of oral polio vaccine
(UPDATED) 'This proves who was telling the truth and who was lying,' tweets Vice President Leni Robredo
The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan orders the suspension to prevent the mayor 'from committing further acts of malfeasance while in office'
'Between the two us, lahat ng na-achieve ko, pinagpaguran ko. Wala akong fake diplomas. Wala akong fake anything,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Defeated vice presidential bet Bongbong Marcos, while frustrated with the latest PET ruling, says, 'The case goes on and we will go from strength to strength'
(UPDATED) Tension remains high in Shariff Saydona town in Maguindanao, with the MILF expected to send reinforcements after the clash
People displaced by armed conflict in Maguindanao are also vulnerable to typhoons, flash floods, and landslides
The Armed Forces of the Philippines says the suspects were plotting bomb attacks in populous and urban areas
The commander of the Armed Forces in Western Mindanao says the 7 suspects are grooming suicide bombers among local extremist groups
'Evacuation should not be a way of life. We need to put displaced people at the front and center of our legislative action,' says humanitarian manager Rhoda Avila
The Comelec says it is investigating the incident of a ballot box supposedly stolen and found floating in a submerged area behind the Datu Salibo, Maguindanao municipal office
Shootings and explosions are reported in polling centers and precincts across the country
A media watchdog decries this as a fishing expedition meant to 'demonize independent and non-profit media organizations'
From a necessary skill to feed families and from early traditional patterns to modern ones in gowns in fashion shows, Maguindanao’s inaul remains rich and vibrant
Ghazali Jaafar, the key MILF leader who brought the peace process to the finish line, dies at 75. The crowd at his funeral in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, was nothing locals had seen in recent history.
The military is retrieving body parts to identify all of the fatalities in clashes between troops and suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says the 7,000-hectare Camp Abubakar will be transformed into a production area for Cavendish bananas
(UPDATED) Police say former Parang town mayor Talib Abo – long tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte as a 'narco-politician' – and brother Bobby fired at raiding teams first
'It’s frustrating to know that the justice system in the Philippines is clogged and the people behind the killings are not yet convicted,' says journalism student Frances Acorda
Opposition members condemn the slow pace of justice for the victims of what remains to be the deadliest attack on journalists in the world
Even if the wheels of justice grind exceedingly slow, Katheryn Nuñez is willing to wait for the sake of her son who was among the 58 persons killed during the Maguindanao Massacre of 2009
The senatorial bet and former Duterte spokesman bares part of his eyed legislative agenda on the 9th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
‘I am confident that the prosecution has presented more than sufficient evidence, at least as against the principal accused, to secure a just decision next year,’ says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
It's important to resolve clan wars because these have made areas in Mindanao a magnet for other armed groups, says the battalion commander
The anti-graft court shoots down Ampatuan's argument that prosecutors failed to prove there was conspiracy between him and his brother, former Maguindanao governor Datu Sajid Ampatuan
Two suspected members of the Abu Turaifie Group are captured in the operation