amnesties in the Philippines

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

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

Faeldon backs Duterte on amnesty: 'I am willing to go to jail again'

Sep 12, 2018 - 8:07 PM

A Duterte ally who went through the same amnesty process as Senator Trillanes now says it's illegal and invalid

Former customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon 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.

Calida asked for amnesty records of '100' other ex-mutineers

Sep 10, 2018 - 3:23 PM

Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana only says they all belong to 'Trillanes' group'

NOT JUST TRILLANES. Solicitor General Jose Calida also asks for amnesty records of other former mutineers, says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/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

[ANALYSIS] Don't mess with the military

Sep 08, 2018 - 7:36 PM

To drag your armed forces into this political game is to spook it. And the consequences of that will come in painful increments.

Little-known fact: AFP chief Galvez got amnesty for 1989 failed coup

Sep 07, 2018 - 7:51 AM

The young Lieutenant Carlito Galvez Jr spent years in detention for joining the bloody 1989 coup attempt. He was granted amnesty by former President Fidel Ramos in 1996.

PEACE. AFP Chief Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez Jr. Photo by PCOO

Jail time now also possible for former mutineers turned Duterte appointees

Sep 05, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Quezon City 6th District Representative Jose Christopher Belmonte, ex-lawyer of Magdalo, delivers a privilege speech condemning the revocation of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty

GRANTED AMNESTY. Quezon City 6th District Representative Jose Christopher Belmonte was a former lawyer for the Magdalo party. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Amnesty of other Magdalo mutineers to be reviewed too – Roque

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:02 AM

Nicanor Faeldon and Danilo Lim are Duterte appointees who were also granted amnesty by the previous administration. Will their ties with the President affect the government's review of their amnesty?

ETHICS CASE. Former Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon files an ethics complaint against his former friend Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.

LIST: Who's been granted amnesty?

Sep 04, 2018 - 6:54 PM

Take your pick: Administration allies Senator Gringo Honasan, MMDA boss Danilo Lim, and former customs chief Nicanor Faeldon were among those granted amnesty by previous presidents

PNP eyes gun amnesty program in August over high-profile killings

Jul 12, 2018 - 5:23 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippine National Police estimates there are one million loose firearms in the country, and a number of them may be in the hands of people with 'criminal minds,' says top cop Oscar Albayalde

GUN AMNESTY PLANNED. Top Cop Oscar Albayalde at a Camp Crame press conference. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler