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CRY FOR SWIFT JUSTICE. Militants on Friday bring to Chino Roces Bridge, formerly Mendiola Bridge, in Manila 153 coffins representing the victims of the Nov. 23, 2009, Maguindanao massacre and other journalists killed since 1986. On the third anniversary of the killings, they demand swift justice for the victims. MIKE ALQUINTO/CONTRIBUTOR

Three foreign governments on Friday joined the commemoration of the third anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre and reminded the Philippine government, which seemed to have forgotten the event, about its promise to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Nearly 200 people are facing charges for the massacre, but only 103 have been accounted for and the trial of those who have been charged moves no faster than a snail’s pace.

Militants marched to Mendiola Bridge in Manila on Friday carrying 153 mock coffins representing the massacre victims and victims of unresolved journalist killings.

Many of those killed in the Maguindanao massacre were journalists.

The marchers, led by members of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), challenged President Benigno Aquino III to make good on his promise to deliver justice to the families of slain journalists.

The governments of the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom issued statements on Friday offering condolences to the relatives of the victims and supporting their demand for justice.

“We offer our condolences to the families and friends of those killed,” US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas said. “We appreciate the efforts of the officials of the Philippine National Police, Department of Justice, and courts working to bring closure to this case. We shall never forget the victims of that merciless act committed in Maguindanao on Nov. 23, 2009.”

On that day, 58 people, 32 of them journalists, were killed in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province, in an attack carried out by the leaders of the Ampatuan clan to stop a local rival from filing his candidacy for provincial governor in the 2010 elections.

In its own statement, the Canadian Embassy said “Canada stands with the Filipino people in the call for the rule of law to prevail and for those responsible to be brought to justice.”

“In remembering the victims, Canada understands that the massacre was not only a terrible act of violence but also an attack on the values shared by Canadians and Filipinos. Human rights, freedom of the press and freedom of expression are the cornerstones of our societies, and must be respected and protected.”

In a statement sent to the official of the regional government in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), British Ambassador to the Philippines Stephen Lillie said only the successful prosecution of the perpetrators could assure the relatives of the victims that justice had been served.

“While nothing can be done to bring back the lives lost, bringing the perpetrators to justice will go some way to help the victims’ families cope with their loss,” Lillie said.

“The swift resolution and successful prosecution of anyone guilty of involvement in these crimes would reinforce the UK and the Philippines’ shared aspiration of upholding a democratic society where human rights and individual freedoms flourish,” Lillie said.

“The UK stands in solidarity with the Filipino people and the victims’ families in honoring the memory of those who died in the Maguindanao massacre,” he said.

Maguindanao remembers

 

In Maguindanao, Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu on Friday led supporters, relatives and friends in commemorating the third anniversary of the worst political violence in Philippine history, in which he lost his wife, two sisters, an aunt and other relatives.

The national government sent no representative to the commemoration. President Aquino did not mention the event in a speech to media executives in Tagaytay City.

But even the relatives of most of the journalists killed in the attack did not go to the commemoration in Ampatuan town.

The Inquirer learned that the relatives of the journalists, most of whom were based in South Cotabato, decided to commemorate the event in General Santos City and in their homes because of continuing threat to their lives.

Their decision to stay away from Ampatuan proved to be a good one.

A motorcycle rigged with explosives was found on the highway leading to the massacre site, Sitio Isulan, shortly after 10 a.m.

Mangudadatu’s entourage took that route earlier on its way to the commemoration, but a second group of his relatives was delayed by the removal of the bomb-laden motorcycle.

Maguindanao police chief Senior Supt. Jaime Pido said the bombs—fashioned from a 60 mm and a 2 mm mortar rounds—were safely defused.

“We believe the the bombs were intended for the [Mangudadatu] convoy, and we are investigating [to find out] who [is] behind the foiled plot,” Pido said.

He said a man was arrested at Sitio Masalay, the massacre site. The man was reportedly seen with Andal Ampatuan Jr., the principal suspect in the Maguindanao massacre, when the victims were shot to death three years ago, Pido said.

He did not identify the man, as the investigation was going on.

At the commemoration, Mangudadatu acknowledged that the principal suspects in the killings are already in government custody, but said that what matters most is their successful prosecution.

“Three years after, we are still waiting for justice,” he said.

Mangudadatu belied talk that he capitalized on the massacre to propel his political career.

“I would rather have a simple life with my wife and children than lose any of them,” he said.

He swatted aside suggestions that he should be held accountable for the deaths of the journalists because he used them for his personal interests.

The journalists, he said, were covering an important event, as it was only the first time that a serious challenger stood up against the Ampatuans.

Mangudadatu, who ran against Andal Ampatuan Jr. in the gubernatorial race, said nobody thought there would be violence during that event, especially with reporters around.

Bishop Colin Bagaforo, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Cotabato who attended the commemoration, appealed to the national government to expedite the trial of the killers so that justice could be served fast.

“We in the Church are joining all sectors in calling for justice for the victims,” Bagaforo said.

Student journalists in Southern Luzon also joined the call for justice for the massacre victims.

“Three years have passed and yet not one among the masterminds had been convicted. Our call is to our national government to speed up the resolution of this case,” said Michael Alegre, secretary general of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines in Southern Tagalog.

The student journalists were from the University of the Philippines Los Baños and the Laguna College of Business and Arts in Calamba City, both in Laguna; the University of Rizal System in Morong, Rizal; Cavite State University; and the Southern Luzon State University and the Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Lucban and the Lopez campuses in Quezon province.

Mangudadatu said the henchmen of the Ampatuans roamed the province and worked to ensure the influence of their patrons would not be diminished.

“The [influence] of the massacre suspects here is still strong despite their arrest, because their contract assassins freely roam the province despite the imposition of a state of emergency,” Mangudadatu said.

He said the henchmen worked to make sure the people do the will of Andal Ampatuan Sr. and his sons, including their political choices.

“In the towns they control, we know the influence of Andal Ampatuan Sr., although he is already in jail. And if these people will not follow them, the family’s contract assassins may kill them,” he said.

Harry Roque, a private prosecutor in the trial of the suspects, said members of the Ampatuan clan had entered into an alliance with the Mastura clan.

Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, Mayor Tocao Mastura is running against Mangudadatu in next year’s midterm elections.

But Maguindanao Vice Gov. Dustin Mastura, a nephew of Tocao Mastura, said by phone that there was no truth to reports of an alliance between his clan and the Andal senior-led faction of the Ampatuan clan.

“That is farthest from the truth,” he said.

Seventy-two members of the clan are reportedly running in next year’s elections, including nine for President Aquino’s Liberal Party.

 

Not UNA

Some are reportedly running for the nominally opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), led by Vice President Jejomar Binay.

But UNA denied on Friday that it had taken in any member of the Ampatuan clan.

Toby Tiangco, UNA secretary general, said he wanted to see certificates reportedly issued to Ampatuans so he could validate them.

“If indeed an Ampatuan charged in the massacre had been given an UNA [certificate], we will withdraw it immediately,” Tiangco said. Reports from Jerome Aning and Marlon Ramos in Manila; Delfin T. Mallari Jr., Maricar Cinco and Mar Arguelles, Inquirer Southern Luzon; Charlie Señase, Germelina Lacorte, Inquirer Mindanao; and AFP


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  • jr_06498

    Ito ang mga larawan ng pag wawalang halaga ng gobiyernong Pilipino sa mga biktima ng masaker sa Maguindanao. Nasaan ang hustisiya para sa mga inosenteng biktima sa pagitan ng labanan ng mga taong nag sasamanatala sa kabutihan ng mga Pilipino? Bakit hangang sa ngayon ay wala pang kalutasan ang naturang kaso na niluma na ng panahon? Ano nag mga pina gagagawa ng Presidente ng Pilipnas? Ano kayo nangatutulog sa upuang kinaluluklukan?Mangahiya kayo. Ngayon panahon na naman ng eleksiyon sisiguruhin ko sa inyo mayroon na naman mag bubuwis ng buhay para lamang maluklok sa katungkulan.

  • Tim Awa

    This so called “brilliant” lawyers with no conscience and who allowed themselves to be bought are delaying justice by making a run-around with law through loopholes and absurd arguments. Prima-facie cases should not take this long if not for them. They may be “bright” but they sure have no common sense. 

  • Maldi2

    On a stark contrast and yes despite being one of the election campaign promise, Panot has Noynoyed on this issue.  He is so busy running after GMA and its critics.  We have an insensitive and sick president!  WTF!

  • rickysgreyes

    The PNP should come out with “most wanted” posters (both paper and digital) of the 90+ Ampatuan Massacre perpetrators who have not been caught yet. ABS-CBN, GMA, and Ch. 5 can do their part by flashing these people who have eluded the law these past 3 years. I recall a lot of the Abu Sayyaf members of Commander Robot got caught this way. These should be posted throughout the country. Most of the criminals are probably hiding in MM, or Visayas.

  • libra25

    They say that a special “remedial” court should be assigned for this extraordinary case. The wheels of the Philippine justice system are very slow and apathetic indeed. :(

  • EdgarEdgar

    Sounds all too familiar. New administration with new zeal and newfound principles to carry out not-so-new reforms, all trumpeted by new sloganeering, all packaged nicely in new yellow ribbons. And before you know it, Noynoy and his Liberal Party are already in bed with the butchers of the Maguindanao massacre. Not just in bed but in connivance with the Ampatuans to win more votes in the south in exchange for the political rehabilitation and exoneration of some Ampatuans who are now detained in the imperial capital of Manila. Noynoy did not think twice before embracing the Ampatuans, giving them a leg up and thrusting his full support so that the Ampatuans may win more votes for Noynoy’s Liberal Party in the coming 2013 elections. Clearly, Noynoy finds it very pleasurable to be scratched in the back by the Ampatuans as he scratches their backs in return. But then again, this should come as no surprise since Noynoy himself all too readily abandoned the search for his father’s killers just to kiss and make up with Tito Danding. Noynoy is all too willing to do anything and go to any extent for personal expediency.

    At the expense of our national pursuit of justice, Noynoy and his Liberal Party have succeeded yet again in trivializing the Maguindanao massacre into parochial and provincial politics. An unspeakable bloodbath that claimed 58 human lives, placed on hold the lives of 58 families and dragged on for more than 1,000 days and still counting. For someone who claims to stand for reform, the 3rd anniversary of the bloody massacre did not even merit a mention in any of Noynoy’s speech yesterday. Instead, Noynoy chose to speak about killing the FOI bill, one of the killings that he masterminded.

    Where is the justice that Noynoy promised the Filipino people?

    • muddygoose

      Hey, Edgar, you forgot to mention Noynoy’s sexual preferences and how this is connected to Hacienda Luisita.

      • EdgarEdgar

        I can’t. At least not for now when the emotions are still raw. Especially that bit about Noynoy’s necrophilia. Some other time perhaps.

      • Guest

        May kwentong necrophilia ka pang nalalaman ha. In fairness, kwela ka rin.

      • muddygoose

        Try opening up about your own unconsummated desires. Maybe it will help.

      • EdgarEdgar

        Judging by the way you make fun of the Maguindanao victims and the way you stalk me, you better keep your advice to yourself.

      • muddygoose

        Using the dead to campaign for your own pathetic little ex-president, who actually set the stage for these killings… hmm…

      • http://ourleftfoot.blogspot.com/ Tristanism

        But he didn’t forget about the oligarchs. :)

      • rogueone59

         Please stay on track with the subject.  If you want to rant about some other issue on some other article, feel free.  But this article is regarding justice for the deceased and their families.

      • Guest

        dre, read between the lines. sira ulo talaga etong si egayegay, pero kakaaliw in fairness.

        “Noynoy did not think twice before embracing the Ampatuans, giving them a leg up and thrusting his full support so that the Ampatuans may win more votes for Noynoy’s Liberal Party in the coming 2013 elections. Clearly, Noynoy finds it very pleasurable to be scratched in the back by the Ampatuans as he scratches their backs in return.”

      • muddygoose

        Ah, the sexual innuendos always come when he is unable to debase the discussion by ranting about homosexuals. It’s tough to be closeted.

    • buttones

      Certainly true, this tragic, world breaking record has become somewhat trivialized, a bit of a parochial ‘upset’ but it is being addressed through the Courts of Law in PH [I’m suppressing a yawn here] and at least there are very serious nations who are keeping an eye on this debacle of trial, UK, USA and Canada just to name but three. Aquino has inherited an appalling record of human rights abuses, I am not too sure about his stand on all of this during his years in Congress, I cannot even find any comment of his regarding this sort of thing during his tenure on the ’back benches’ , in fact I cannot even find any comment of his regarding anything that related to the well being , nor the simple rights that people have. On this terrible anniversary, I have yet even to see a comment from Aquino…

      • EdgarEdgar

        Pres. Aquino never really cared about the people. He and his family enslaved so many peasant farmers for 55 years and still counting. If Pres. Aquino and his clan were still in China during the time of Mao’s cultural revolution, he and his clan would have been made to work in the country side if not in labor camps. Too bad they escaped China many generations ago and came here making landless Filipino farmers suffer for their greed.

      • buttones

        It’s a personal comment, but I never thought any leader of this nation ever gave a shite anyway about the well being of this nation, Aquino does not have prerogative in this regard, he is just another one- the ‘democracy’ of the last 67 years have brought us to this point, a failed state basically, I can prove that, the fact that 30% of this nation are unemployed. That 25% do not even have a toilet to pee in , hardly progress is it? It’s an actuality, it is true, it will be denied, of course, but for all that it is true, as a girl who lives on the periphery of all this, trying to make a difference, God help me I am, but some days I just think it is hopeless, but on my better days I will rise to the challenge! We are led by the least among us , it has always been the case………

      • EdgarEdgar

        True. 67 years and counting. or 114 years if start counting from Emilio’s Republic of Malolos.

      • buttones

        I do of course refer to the point in time when, gifted by the keys of democracy [ a US legacy by the way] a certain Quezon, [for it was indeed it was he] thought it rather a brilliant idea we should be ruled like hell by Filipinos, well he got his wish didn’t he- well done, this offering even had a city named after him, not the sort of city one would ever wish to visit, let alone live in , but there you go….

  • Consumers Power

    Why not relieve the Judge of other cases to concentrate only on the massacre trial to be done on a daily basis in order for the wheels of justice to move swiftly.

  • UrHONOR

    THE government may forget but not the PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES…..for so long as the causative agent of all this is still alive in a hospital, this event will be etched, nay tatooed, in every kabayan’s innards, skin, and heart.

    Palagay ko kung  beetai-in na lang kaagad ang lahat ng kasangkot sa Plaza Minranda, karamihan ay a-ayon at hindi papalag.  This time we can use the VOX POPULI, VOX DEI dictum without fear of harassment.

  • divictes

    Since these are Muslims the Sharia should apply, only two or three witnesses are required for conviction and 75 lashes every Friday while in custody.

    • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

      why not ano. baket nga.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/DFW5PTIGTXNRUX44FLV6LI5USM Bantay

    lalabas na naman ang mga pangako  sa administrasyon na ito dahil mag i eleksyon na naman. sasabihin yan,Nonoy vows Justice for the victim of massacre! pagnanalo,wala na,nakalimutan na.
    may sakit yatang amnesia.ang tanong,kailan pa ma kamit ang hustisya???

    • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

      para tayong bumalik ng panahon ni Cory, puro pangako, pero nabalot ang buong kamaynilaan sa dilim noong pababa na siya gawa ng kakulangan sa pagplano sa kuryente.

  • rogueone59

    I remember when this massacre happened, and wrote an editorial piece asking the Philippine government, it’s judicial branch and most importantly it’s administrative branch to make this a matter of HIGH priority.  I was hoping by doing thus, the rest of the world would see that The Philippines is a land changing from slow, and sometimes, non-existent justice to one of swift action when something as horrible as this has happened.

    It appears that what I was concerned with happening is indeed happening.  Justice only seems to be a concern once a year, on the anniversary of the worst political crime in Philippine history.   Once again The Philippines will be disregarded as a progressive country, and is in fact showing that it does not want to move toward the future with any pride, progress or sense of decency. 

    It pains me to see the hurtful words that are directed at a country I love, but which are true when it comes to the lack of judicial process.  Please forget the money, forget the political posturing and GIVE THESE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES JUSTICE!!

    • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

      Nothing hurts more when I read the editorial kahapon. Why in the world would President form a coalition with the Ampatuans?  ang laking dagok nyan. ang sagwa talaga. sobrang insensitive.

  • randyaltarejos

    Everybody who loves democracy, peace and harmony are praying that all the massacre suspects in Maguindanao will be tried in court and meted penalties according to law. This is the only way to bring justice to the massacre victims and their grieving relatives. Since the principal suspects are already in government custody as their cases are being tried in the court of law, let’s wait for the decision of the court.

  • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

    Ang sagwa talaga. Of all people, Pres Aquino pa ang nakipag-coalition sa mga Ampatuan. Sobrang manhid talaga itong mga pulitiko.

    Mahiya ka naman President. Para lang sa sarili mong kapakanan ang iniisip mo. Kung lumakas muli ang mga Ampatuan, mas tatagal pa yung kaso.

    Walang hiya ka talaga President. Wag nyo naman pong lokohin ang sambayanang Pilipino.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/4GAGU3D2OUBWCKFB3WUWTALDXU Brahman

      tama ka pero di yata nya binaba comments dito, meron fb si abnoy kaya pwede tayo magcomment doon.

  • Albert Einstien

    we have leaders who are pro- INJUSTICE & pro-INCOMPETENCE ……so sad

  • nizgoda

    …. no faster than a snail’s pace.  – – we are insulting the snail here. a snail has already travelled great distances in 3 years  

  • nizgoda

    Seventy-two members of the clan are reportedly running in next year’s
    elections  — these are birds of the same feathers.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WSWF6DV7YJBJQY2TT2RFEBRISU PCSO

    MORE FAIR AND SWIFT JUSTICE = LESS CRIME RATE AND CORRUPTION = GOOD FOR BUSINESS = MORE DEVELOPMENT = LESS POVERTY. As simple as that. You don’t have to be a genius to solve most of our country’s problem

    • Ph3n0M47

      EXACTLY!! Please run for senate and teach these people how to run a country…sheesh

  • kilabot

    if noykapon can go to bed with the communists, lgbts and prostis, he can sleep with the ampatuans without problem.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SNOTPR3RQG5A5K5YIHHOKYWNAM Bagwis

      nakakalkilabot ka

      • boldyak

        remember that Ampatuans want to be state witnesses?…mangingilabutan ka talaga….hahaha

  • $23257130

    abnoy berdugo. pppppppppwwweeeehhhh kadiri

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4GAGU3D2OUBWCKFB3WUWTALDXU Brahman

    Justice delayed, justice denied. Pero sa Pilipinas, wala yata sa vocabulary ng mga politiko ang salitang justice. Sige patagalin pa yan , pero wag pakawalan sa kulongan mga nahuling ampatuan para magdusa din sila maski papaano habang di pa naisasampa ang kaso. pero pinakamaganda eh salvage na lang mga yan sa loob ng kulongan para naman mapagana na ang hustisya.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CVZEV2JFYMVT4ZAIV6PLSQF6JA Eco

    I sympathize with the relatives… my only comment to those protesting.. minimize the use of props.. for me it’s just a waste of resource.. isipin rin natin ang kalikasan..saan mapupunta ang mga karton na ito pagkatapos… :( 

    it’s ok to protest and express opinions as long as they don’t disrupt peace and nature’s balance.. let’s stop burning effigies and stuff.. I hope someone from the group can read and think about this.

    thanks guys!

    • buttones

      Hardly anything to do with ‘natures balance’ is it? These props are there to make a point, in the same way Filipinos nail themselves to crosses at Easter- it’s the same thing, it’s like adorning oneself with little yellow ribbons to make a point as well, I certainly do not wish to be derisory to your comment, but if even the Church can adopt these methods with their icons and what not, to make a point- why not the victims and their supporters to decry this awful crime?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SNOTPR3RQG5A5K5YIHHOKYWNAM Bagwis

    bakit ang mandurukot sa quiapo ang bilis makulong…!!!

    • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

      At ang bilis din makalabas.

  • Guest

    Ang tagal. Kung gusto, magagawa.

    Masakit mang sabihin, tinalikuran na ni P-Noy ang Tuwid na Daaan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BAILOH47IAC7D2XUDC7AQSSIU4 Wee

     kung walang deadline matapos ang kaso, walang mangyayari! Anything that does not have a deadline is only a dream.

  • dukaponte

    Kung matagal, itoy kasalanan ng prosecution. Dapat concentrate muna sila sa trial sa mga ampatuans kasi sila naman ang meron pakana niyan. Iyong iba sabit lang diyan. Pag na convict na ang mga ampatuans, doon naman sila bumaling sa iba, para mapabilis. Gusto kasi nila pumorna para makilala ng husto kaya ang resulta, matagal sa dami ng akusado at witnesses. Sa witnesses, hindi naman lahat sila kailangan iyong importante lang para maconvict. 

    • boldyak

      baka may negosasyon pa sa mga Ampatuan na mag testigo laban kay GMA…basta idiin si GMA…may premyo…hahaha 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WYMJRSFAXNKF4DRRBYMBKHTUKY Michael

    Dapat dyan mga Baboy na Amputuan eh sunugin ng buhay o d kya pugutan ng ulo. Bakit kasi pinapatagal pa tong kaso na to

  • buttones

    I have a premonition, this murder trial, will end up in the Guinness Book, I swear to God it will, as one of the longest in world history , [along with the biggest crocodile as well]… OMG! What an awful record……

    • malek_abdul

      It was already foretold that this case will take thousands of years to finish and render judgment. Hindi pa kasali ang mga apela in case parties concerned are not satisfied with the verdict.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Y3UUNJ2CF6SZB34PWNLZZ6MWCI Mark Lamsen

    PNoy, already, 3 powerful governments of the world have reminded your administration of the need to expedite the judicial process of this Maguindanao massacre. A motorcycle rigged with bombs, by a man clearly associated with the Ampatuan, is one simple but great proof that threats still exist there, unless this case is closed.

    Don’t tell us that you are doing everything. Just show action, not words..

  • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

    Dapat diyan sa mga Ampatuan pakainin ng baboy para ma high blood.

  • Albert Einstien

    inuna pa ni pnoy mag-upo ng mga puppet justices nya sa supreme court…kesa unahin ang mga na massacre…kalahating araw lang na-IMPEACH nya si coronaat nai-GANTI na nya at naprotektahn ang HACIENDA …eto nammasaker hustisya ang HINIHINGI tatlong taon na nasa lower court pa rin…kun sabagay meron din HACIENDA AT MENDIOLA MASSACRE….ok lang po ba?

  • AlexanderAmproz

    It will end up on the same way as the Marcos and Marcoses, 
    for the very same reasons,
    too many corrupt high Official’s and Politicians involved and responsible for what happened

  • Your_King

    I don’t think its about forgetting with Aquino its more about neglecting. I’m sure he knows about this massacre and the case and the arrested but for some reason he simply chooses to ignore it by not making it a priority of his Administration. People may say that its not up to him but that would just be an excuse because he is the President of the Philippines…also known as the most powerful person in the country.If he wanted something done then it would be done…simple as that.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U62PHGMKO4RK7BLMC4ACA4EG5A EREC

    Dapat dinala nila iyan sa Supreme Court duon sila mga vigil para ma pressure. Bakit kasi hindi hati hatiin sa ilang courte ang kaso na iyan ayon sa level ng participation.

    Natural lang na matagal iyan dahil iisa lang ang korte na dumidinig sa kaso na maraming victims at assailant aside from martermind.

    Duon kayo mag ingay sa Supreme Court building at maglamay(dala kayo ng kape at makakain(aruskaldo or guto….humm sarap, camping kayo duon)….. para magising ang mga natutulog sa hudikatura.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_U62PHGMKO4RK7BLMC4ACA4EG5A EREC

    Luma na kasi ang taktika ng mga nagrarally na ito…..obsolete ika nga.

    Ang bago… kung saan ang ahensiya ng gobyerno na natutulog duon kayo mag rally at pumuwesto…. dahil mas naalarma ang malakanyang sa ganun…. diba sabi ni Pnoy dapat may indepent action ang bawat ahensiya sa hinaing ng mamayan.

  • http://www.facebook.com/simoun.magaalahas.10 Simoun Magaalahas

    Dapat ang supreme court ilipat na lang sa mindanao sa lugar nga mga ampatuan, para malaman nila ang conditon ng pamunuan doon.

    • Pinoytagabantay

       Magaling sa suhol ang mga Ampatuans.., he he he…,dalawang bagay lang ang mangyari pag inilipat ang Supreme Court sa Mindanao…,maybe if they cannot curve the Ampatuans style., they may enjoy joining the Ampatuans way….,

  • joerizal

    Para kasing pusit ang presidento niyo, walang buto. Sa dami ng matatapang na muslim diyan, bakit walang magtangkang mag-assassinate kina ampatuan para tapos na?

    • pedronimo

       I agree, the bullet is faster than the bureaucratic courts.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    PILIPINAS UNSAFE SA MGA TURISTA AT MALILIIT NA NEGOSYO NAG LIPANA ANG MGA CRIMINAL NAKAKATAKOT”’ DAPAT BIGYAN NG GOBYERNO NG BABALA ANG MGA TURISTA PARA SA KANILANG SEGURIDAD”’ NAKAKATAKOT NA SA ATIN;”” HIGH CRIME RATE” DAPAT LAGI SARADO BAHAY MO DI KA SAFE KAHIT SA TAHANAN MO”

  • gyvv

    …. ung hindi pa marunong mag comment, paki caps off please… be civilized…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FIQQJMTRSKW2LVFNZA3SRSEAYQ rocky B.

    kung sa Davao City nangyari ang masaker, palagay ko tapos na ang laban. wala pang gastos ang gobyerno, nabigyan kaagad ng hustisya ang mga biktima!

  • lakimata

    Kahit anong protesta ng media at paalala ng ibang bansa, gaya ng ginawa ni Abnoy sa Luneta Massacre na nakangiti pa siya habang kaharap ang media, ganoon din ang mangyayari… ngi-ngi-si-an lang niya ang Mindanao Massacre… ABNOY nga kasi. Dapat sa kanya batuhin ng mga sapatos.

  • pedronimo

    The notorious “Ampatuan” word has made “Siyam-siyam” obsolete,

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    PILIPINAS BANSA NG MGA CRIMINAL AT MAG NANAKAW SA KABAN NG BAYAN”

  • stfu_moron

    si ABNOY hindi na nahiya sa mga pamilya nang pinaslang..at yan ang ipinangako nya bago siya tumakbo sa mga pamilya…ta tanga tanga lang…tsk tsk..tuwad na daan..

  • parak_obama

    yung ibang ampatuans inamin ni lacierda na nasa liberal na .ganun din sa una nasa line up na rin nila.parehong katuwiran ng mga ugok na ito na naiiba naman daw  mga ampatuan na tatakbo sa partido nila kaysa dun sa mga nakakulong .paano kung yung ibang tatakbo ey may dugo rin sa kanilang kamay?.hay naku ang pulitika nga naman sa pinas. mabuhay ang pa U-TURN NA DAAN !

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RTZPZN3OXJBI5KSBA6LHM6XZMA Lottie

    “Three years have passed and yet not one among the masterminds had been convicted. Our call is to our national government to speed up the resolution of this case,”

    This is what happens when you have a President who is all talk no results.  Shame on this Administration for burying this heinous crime under a pile of words and empty promises and grandstanding. The people will not forget! The Ampatuans may have committed the massacre but your inaction makes you complicit in  the crime!

  • Pinoytagabantay

    Siguro ang isa sa  pnaka magandang gawin ng gobyerno natin., e sequester lahat na pag aari ng mga Ampatuans at ipamigay sa lahat na mga pinatay nila on that day…,Ang kupal talaga ng mga mukha ng mga Ampatuan na ito!!!



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