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[ANALYSIS] Trillanes amnesty and lessons from Argentina

Sep 19, 2018 - 12:35 PM

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: 'Diyos ko, bakit 'nyo kami pinabayaan?'

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:43 PM

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

PRAYER. DLSU President Brother Armin Luistro leads the opening prayer at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's press briefing. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Trillanes: Inflation, amnesty issues to 'haunt' Duterte's Senate bets in 2019

Sep 18, 2018 - 12:35 PM

'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

Screenshot by Rappler

Trillanes tells critics: 'If I can add stress to you, then well and good'

Sep 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM

'Just enjoy the show, right? Kumbaga if manggigil sila, mainis sila, then I have partly achieved the objective,' adds Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Trillanes: I will 'surrender' if arrest warrant issued

Sep 16, 2018 - 11:05 AM

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'

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

How to stop Trillanes attacks vs Duterte? 'Kill me or isolate me'

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:00 PM

'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

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

TIMELINE: Trillanes, from mutiny to amnesty

Sep 15, 2018 - 3:30 PM

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.

Left photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP, right photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[OPINION | NEWSPOINT] A sputtering conspiracy

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Rodrigo Duterte is clearly losing it; Antonio Trillanes, on the other hand, is in the ascendant

Trillanes sees no Arroyo hand in amnesty revocation

Sep 14, 2018 - 9:32 PM

'Based on our information, no. She has no part in all of this,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Antonio Trillanes IV and his fight vs President Duterte

Sep 14, 2018 - 6:20 PM

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

Court handling rebellion case asks Trillanes for actual amnesty form

Sep 14, 2018 - 12:38 PM

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

Atty Rey Robles, lead counsel for Senator Antonio Trillanes, is granted more time to comment on the latest pleading filed by the DOJ on September 13, 2018, before the Makati RTC as state prosecutors continue to seek the arrest of the senator. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

No warrant again, Trillanes can rest easy this weekend

Sep 14, 2018 - 10:26 AM

(UPDATED) Trillanes, however, still believes there is a standing order from the President to arrest him without a warrant

Robredo: Trillanes amnesty issue 'weakened' Duterte presidency

Sep 13, 2018 - 8:05 PM

'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

AMNESTY ISSUE. Vice President Leni Robredo is against President Rodrigo Duterte's order to revoke Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty. Screenshot by Rappler

Trillanes changes mind, won't leave Senate just yet

Sep 13, 2018 - 8:04 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says it is 'more prudent' to just stay in his Senate office, his sanctuary for over a week now

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV tells the senate media that he is not leaving the senate due to the threat of the AFP that he will be arrested once he leaves the senate premises. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Congressional leaders lukewarm to probing Trillanes amnesty revocation

Sep 13, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Lawmakers are hoping Congress leaders will assert the independence of the legislative branch in the issue of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty

AMNESTY AND CONGRES. Several lawmakers weigh in on how the Congress leadership should approach the amnesty ordeal of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. File photos by Rappler

Duterte: No one interested in arresting Trillanes

Sep 13, 2018 - 7:25 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is free to stay in the Senate as a 'boarder'

COMMAND CONFERENCE. President Rodrigo Duterte and almost all Cabinet members present at Typhoon Ompong command conference. RTVM screenshot.

DOJ to court: 'Simply ignore' case dismissal, get Trillanes out of his 'hole'

Sep 13, 2018 - 2:50 PM

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'

Atty Rey Robles, lead counsel for Senator Antonio Trillanes, is granted more time to comment on the latest pleading filed by the DOJ on September 13, 2018, before the Makati RTC as state prosecutors continue to seek the arrest of the senator. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Still no warrant: Trillanes buys more time from 1st Makati court

Sep 13, 2018 - 11:15 AM

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

SIGH OF RELIEF. Atty Rey Robles, lead counsel for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, is granted more time to comment on the latest pleading filed by the DOJ on September 13, 2018, before the Makati RTC as state prosecutors continue to seek the arrest of the senator. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Agabin, Hilbay join Trillanes legal team

Sep 13, 2018 - 9:23 AM

Rey Robles remains as lead counsel, with his firm’s managing partner Joselito Chan also joining the team

LEGAL TEAM. Former UP Law dean Pacifico Agabin, former solicitor general Florin Hilbay, Joselito Chan, and Rey Robles will represent Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.

Dela Rosa's advice to Trillanes? Go home

Sep 12, 2018 - 8:19 PM

'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

Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa as new member of PDP-Laban. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Aquino, 5 other presidents delegated amnesty review to committees

Sep 12, 2018 - 5:23 PM

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

AMNESTY PROCLAMATIONS. Six presidents have signed proclamations creating a committee to evaluate and decide on amnesty applications.

'No need' to add Duterte's Gazmin theory to Trillanes amnesty order

Sep 12, 2018 - 2:31 PM

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

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses the pressing concerns of the country during a dialogue with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo at the Malacañan Palace on September 11, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

SC denial of TRO still a 'victory' for Trillanes, says Magdalo

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:11 AM

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

BETTER FOR TRILLANES. Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano welcomes the Supreme Court's denial of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's request for TRO. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

[WRAP | DAY 8] SC denies Trillanes TRO request, insists no warrantless arrest

Sep 12, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Trillanes says he's 'grateful' the high court recognized his rights despite failing to get immediate relief

OPPOSITION. Senator Trillanes reacts to the one-on-one interview of Chief legal counsel Salvador Panelo with President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LIST: False claims of Duterte, Panelo about legal issues on Trillanes amnesty

Sep 11, 2018 - 9:40 PM

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

LEGAL CLAIMS. President Rodrigo Duterte and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo make false claims about the issue of the Trillanes amnesty during their tête-à -tête on September 11, 2018. Screenshot from PTV4

FALSE: Duterte says Gazmin 'didn't have authority to give Trillanes amnesty'

Sep 11, 2018 - 8:07 PM

President Aquino granted the amnesty through Proclamation Number 75. The defense department was only assigned to process applications.

Upon issue of warrant, Sotto should bring Trillanes to Camp Crame

Sep 11, 2018 - 7:07 PM

'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

TRILLANES ARREST. DILG-OIC Eduardo Ano during a press conference at the PDEA Headquarters in Quezon City. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

EXPLAINER: What the Supreme Court TRO denial means for Trillanes

Sep 11, 2018 - 4:20 PM

The immediate implication is that the ball is now in the court of the Makati Regional Trial Courts

Amid TRO hiccup, Trillanes 'grateful' to SC for recognizing his rights

Sep 11, 2018 - 4:07 PM

(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

Sen. Trillanes’ reaction on the Supreme Court’s denial of the TRO he filed. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Senate minority seeks probe into Duterte's revocation of Trillanes amnesty

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:41 PM

'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

Sen. Trillanes faces the media regarding the arrest warrant on him. Senate President Tito Sotto did not allow the arrest on Sen. Trillanes. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Roque signed statement urging amnesty for Trillanes, other mutineers in 2010

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:18 PM

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'

Supreme Court denies Trillanes request for TRO

Sep 11, 2018 - 1:08 PM

(5th UPDATE) Attention shifts to the two Makati courts which will hear the motion to issue a warrant of arrest

Sen. Trillanes’ press con outside his office on September 10, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[WRAP | DAY 7] No arrest warrant issued against Trillanes

Sep 10, 2018 - 10:30 PM

Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 says the senator must be given due process

NO WARRANT. Senator Trillanes holds a press conference outside his office on September 10, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

How can rebel groups trust gov’t negotiations again? – Alejano

Sep 10, 2018 - 7:16 PM

(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'

EFFECT ON PEACE DEALS. Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano delivers a privilege speech to condemn the revocation of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty. File  photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

DOJ hands off on other Trillanes cases for now

Sep 10, 2018 - 6:47 PM

The DOJ can take the case from city prosecutors, which Guevarra says, he will not do at this time

Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Still no warrant, as judge tells DOJ to give Trillanes due process

Sep 10, 2018 - 2:56 PM

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

DUE PROCESS. Judge Elmo Alameda of Makati City RTC Branch 150 tells the DOJ that its request to issue a warrant of arrest against Trillanes without setting a hearing first will prejudice the senator's right to due process. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Other amnesty certificates signed by Gazmin may be questioned – Roque

Sep 10, 2018 - 2:49 PM

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

Trillanes will not leave Senate anytime soon: 'I won't fall into Duterte trap'

Sep 10, 2018 - 2:13 PM

'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

Sen. Trillanes’ press con outside his office on September 10, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Why send CIDG to Senate? 'We were being proactive,' says PNP

Sep 10, 2018 - 1:45 PM

'Hindi naman siguro natin kailangan nang utusan pa,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde

PROACTIVE EFFORT. PNP Director Oscar Albaylde says CIDG operatives remain stationed at the Senate as part of the PNP's proactive efforts. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte did not consult Lorenzana on Trillanes' amnesty

Sep 10, 2018 - 1:25 PM

The defense chief refuses to comment on the validity of the President's order, saying it's now up to the Supreme Court

Without saying why, Calida called Lorenzana for Trillanes' amnesty records

Sep 10, 2018 - 12:45 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'He (Calida) asked me personally by phone to get his (Trillanes') amnesty records,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

STRAIGHT TO THE CHIEF. DND chief Delfin Lorenzana says Solicitor General Jose Calida called him 'personally' for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty papers.

IBP hits DOJ for 'mischief' in Trillanes case

Sep 10, 2018 - 12:30 PM

'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

PNP: Nobody in 'right mind' would arrest Trillanes without court warrant

Sep 10, 2018 - 11:45 AM

'Nobody would probably dare to arrest Senator Trillanes without any basis,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde

NO WARRANT, NO ARREST. PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde during press conference at Camp Crame on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

The Robin Padilla-Sonny Trillanes standoff: Contrasts, parallels

Sep 10, 2018 - 9:41 AM

(UPDATED) The verbal scuffle between Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Robin Padilla reminds us of their history as prisoners

[WRAP | Day 6] AFP chief Galvez, Honasan push for rule of law in Trillanes case

Sep 10, 2018 - 8:00 AM

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

AFP chief Galvez tells troops to stay out of politics

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:46 PM

'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

CA AFP Generals May 29. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Honasan on Trillanes amnesty: AFP must 'enforce, not interpret, laws'

Sep 09, 2018 - 6:40 PM

'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

The Senate conducts a hearing on SAF allowances on May 22, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

TIMELINE: Gov't gaps, retractions in voiding Trillanes amnesty

Sep 09, 2018 - 4:57 PM

We trace the events and statements surrounding Proclamation No. 572, which has gripped the nation for the past week

Trillanes amnesty valid, says ex-defense exec who backed it

Sep 09, 2018 - 4:50 PM

'I conscientiously did my job in accordance with the Proclamation 75 and its rules,' says former defense undersecretary Honorio Azcueta

TRILLANES AMNESTY. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV holds a press conference at the Senate September 8, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[WRAP | Day 5] Family stands by Trillanes as Duterte slams senator

Sep 09, 2018 - 10:03 AM

(UPDATED) 'Ito na ang silver lining: Nakita ng mga kababayan natin 'yung tunay na mukha ni Duterte,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

STILL AT THE SENATE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV holds a press conference on September 8, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler