The late Raul Alfonsin's revocation of amnesty in Argentina was made within the context of the 'dirty war' that resulted in human rights atrocities
La Salle president Brother Armin Luistro leads an opening prayer, lifting from Jesus Christ's 7 Last Words, asking why God has forsaken the country under the Duterte administration
'The voting public gave Mr Duterte the chance to prove that he could match the myth they propagated during the elections but 2.5 years had passed and he basically destroyed the country that we used to be proud of,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
'Just enjoy the show, right? Kumbaga if manggigil sila, mainis sila, then I have partly achieved the objective,' adds Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the two Makati City judges handling motions against him can either show 'the Philippine judicial system is still working' or show 'Duterte has control over everything'
'I don't fear death per se. It’s just one of the scenarios that they have and in fact we already validated that a few times – that Duterte really wants me killed,' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV tells Rappler
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV came into the spotlight as a military officer going against the Arroyo administration. His battle continues today as President Duterte issues a proclamation revoking his amnesty.
Rodrigo Duterte is clearly losing it; Antonio Trillanes, on the other hand, is in the ascendant
'Based on our information, no. She has no part in all of this,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Rappler sits down with opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV as he tries to fight the legal and political battles hounding President Rodrigo Duterte's revocation of his amnesty
Judge Elmo Alameda of Makati RTC Branch 150 presses the lawyers of Senator Trillanes to provide a copy of the actual application form for amnesty
(UPDATED) Trillanes, however, still believes there is a standing order from the President to arrest him without a warrant
'I think this caused a big embarrassment to the President. Imagine, the President nag-declare ng something na hindi pala tama 'yung grounds?' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says it is 'more prudent' to just stay in his Senate office, his sanctuary for over a week now
Lawmakers are hoping Congress leaders will assert the independence of the legislative branch in the issue of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty
President Rodrigo Duterte says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is free to stay in the Senate as a 'boarder'
The Department of Justice takes a swipe at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for 'having the propensity to hole up in an enclosed building, establishment, or an institution'
Trillanes holds his breath for what Judge Elmo Alameda of the 2nd Makati court will say on September 14 about rebellion charges, held before as a continuing crime
Rey Robles remains as lead counsel, with his firm’s managing partner Joselito Chan also joining the team
'Wala naman talagang order na hulihin siya. Wala pang warrant,' says former Philippine National Police chief and now Bureau of Corrections head Ronald dela Rosa
AFP Chief Carlito Galvez Jr and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV go through similar processes, as former president Ramos also created a committee in 1994 to decide on amnesty applications
For Malacañang, President Duterte's new theory can just be part of arguments before the courts but law professor Tony La Viña says if the government wants to make use of this, Proclamation No 572 must be amended to include it
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the Supreme Court has 'shown independence' by giving Senator Antonio Trillanes IV the chance to explain his side in court
Trillanes says he's 'grateful' the high court recognized his rights despite failing to get immediate relief
President Duterte holds a one-and-a-half-hour tête-à-tête with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, and rants against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
President Aquino granted the amnesty through Proclamation Number 75. The defense department was only assigned to process applications.
'We encourage kung sakaling magkakaroon (ng warrant), si senate president na lang yung maghatid sa Crame. Ganun lang kasimple,' says DILG Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año
The immediate implication is that the ball is now in the court of the Makati Regional Trial Courts
(UPDATED) 'They gave him [Duterte] a face-saving way out... but at the same time protecting my rights and the rights of similarly situated people in the future,' says Trillanes
'Proclamation No. 572 is apparently being used to silence Senator Trillanes, one of the strongest critic of President Duterte and his administration,' says the Senate minority bloc in a resolution
The statement urges then-president Benigno Aquino III to grant amnesty to the soldiers as they already 'suffered the consequences of their actions' and 'paid their dues'
(5th UPDATE) Attention shifts to the two Makati courts which will hear the motion to issue a warrant of arrest
Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 says the senator must be given due process
(UPDATED) Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the revocation of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty has a 'far-reaching effect to peace and stability in our country'
The DOJ can take the case from city prosecutors, which Guevarra says, he will not do at this time
The second court in Makati, like the first one, refuses to instantly issue a warrant of arrest against the senator, and instead sets the motion for hearing
Malacañang says President Duterte came up with an order against Trillanes specifically because he was the 'acknowledged leader' of the Oakwood and Manila Peninsula incidents
'He's just trying to trick me to into that trap. But I won't fall for that and remember ito si Duterte he's notorious for lying to the public,' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says
'Hindi naman siguro natin kailangan nang utusan pa,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
The defense chief refuses to comment on the validity of the President's order, saying it's now up to the Supreme Court
(3rd UPDATE) 'He (Calida) asked me personally by phone to get his (Trillanes') amnesty records,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
'The chaos that may result from the endeavors to bring Senator Trillanes to face 'justice' ironically undermines our systems,' says the Integrated Bar of the Philippines
'Nobody would probably dare to arrest Senator Trillanes without any basis,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
(UPDATED) The verbal scuffle between Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Robin Padilla reminds us of their history as prisoners
Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Carlito Galvez Jr and Senator Gregorio Honasan II, both granted amnesty for failed coups, say due process must be followed
'Our loyalty is to the Constitution. I command the troops to adhere to the rule of law and always obey the chain of command,' says AFP Chief of Staff General Carlito Galvez Jr
'Uphold the rule of law and due process,' Senator Gregorio Honasan II tells the military, on the revocation of the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
We trace the events and statements surrounding Proclamation No. 572, which has gripped the nation for the past week
'I conscientiously did my job in accordance with the Proclamation 75 and its rules,' says former defense undersecretary Honorio Azcueta
(UPDATED) 'Ito na ang silver lining: Nakita ng mga kababayan natin 'yung tunay na mukha ni Duterte,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV