Rappler's latest stories on Andal Ampatuan Jr.
The masterminds of the Ampatuan massacre were officials of the Lakas-Kampi-CMD, the party of former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. They were kicked out of the party after the massacre.
The sad truth is this: the trial of the decade does not reform, overhaul, or even change the injustice that's still prevalent in our society today
A thoughtless comment to kill Saliao for knowing 'so many things' led the loyal househelp to squeal
Lawyer Cynthia Oquendo-Ayon sends a message to a fellow lawyer: 'Please advise client Ampatuan. Tama na pls, we might get killed they are firing.'
(UPDATED) Take a look at Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes' reasoning for the acquittals of the Ampatuan clan scions despite their participation in the plotting of the massacre
Lawyer and former SC spokesman Ted Te says Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes' conviction of the Ampatuan brothers is a 'brave statement'
'We knew from the beginning where our strength lies and where certain gaps in our evidence exist,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
For one grieving victim, the guilty verdict is an early Christmas gift from God
(UPDATED) An additional 15 are convicted for being accessories to the crime, and are sentenced to 6-10 years in prison
Twitter users thank Judge Jocelyn Solis Reyes for her 'courage and sacrifices' while others wish for her safety
(4th UPDATE) Datu Andal Jr, Zaldy, and Anwar Sr Ampatuan are sentenced to reclusion perpetua without parole
Lawyer Ted Te says the families should receive at least P50,000 in civil damages, though prosecution lawyers have asked the court to order the accused to each pay P20 million
Months after the massacre, Esmael Mangudadatu won the post of Maguindanao governor in the 2010 elections. He held on to this post until 2019 and is currently representative of the 2nd district of Maguindanao.
Here's a summary of the prosecution's evidence for the 10-year trial compared to the alibis and witnesses of the Ampatuans
News, analyses, live broadcast, and videos on the Ampatuan massacre decision on December 19, 2019 at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig
Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes will hand down the judgment 9 am at the Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig
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.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says he introduced Ampatuan family members to President Rodrigo Duterte, who supposedly told them they should wait for the court to decide on their case
‘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
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
A court decision on Akmad 'Tato' Ampatuan Sr and Anwar Ampatuan Sr is expected to be handed down this year
8 years and 3 administrations later, no convictions have been made
(5th UPDATE) It's been 10 years since 58 people – including 32 media workers – were killed in Maguindanao
Do you know how much the government is spending for his escorts? Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Rafael Lagos says in reference to Andal Ampatuan Jr as he denies the motion to postpone the arraignment
UPDATED Sajid Ampatuan has to pay a P 4 million bail covering two sets of corruption charges; another is pending with the anti graft court
This adds to the 161 counts of corruption filed against him in early May for ghost construction and repair projects
12 construction projects in Maguindanao approved in 2009 turned out to be fake says the Office of the Ombudsman
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the prosecution team will ensure that Andal Ampatuan Jr and Zaldy Ampatuan are convicted in the next few years over the Maguindanao massacre
UPDATED Will the worst case of election related violence in the Philippines reach its resolution under the Duterte administration?
Salvador Panelo serves as the legal counsel of Andal Ampatuan Jr before quitting in 2015
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The bail petition of one of the main accused in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre is denied because of the strength of the evidence against him
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UPDATED Andal Ampatuan Sr s death extinguished his criminal liability in the case his lawyer Ferdinand Topacio says
UPDATED Ampatuan family patriarch Andal Ampatuan Sr on trial for masterminding the 2009 Maguindanao massacre that killed 58 passes away at 10:30 pm Friday July 17
We hope that the bad press about the family will go away now that you’ve seen what kind of person our son is says the young police inspector s mother
Five years after the gruesome massacre residents of Maguindanao still fear the powerful Ampatuans despite the alleged masterminds locked up in jail
There is growing frustration among relatives of the victims who feel that the 5 year old case has been overtaken by recent events and controversies
With no one yet convicted and the clan continuing to wield huge influence in Maguindanao anger is rising among victims families
A former driver of the prime suspect in the Maguindanao massacre case is killed on his way to a meeting with prosecution lawyers
Malacañang also calls on government and private prosecutors to patch up whatever differences they may have over the case
The rift between some private lawyers and state prosecutors in the most gruesome massacre in the Philippines recent history escalates
Prosecutors however are not ready to rest its case against 76 other accused due to pending appeals
On Thursday November 21 families of the massacre victims will retrace the final road traveled by their loved ones When will justice ever be achieved?
The journalists group also commends the broadcaster for making the threat public
Four witnesses including forensic experts who were not in the pre trial order will be allowed to testify in the Maguindanao massacre case
Reynafe Momay Castillo said it is a ploy to derail the Ampatuans ongoing prosecution
On the 43rd month NUJP offers prayers for the victims of what has been described as the worst political massacre in the country