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Statement of Senator Trillanes re revocation of amnesty:

September 4, 2018. It was agreed to by the Senate leadership that I remain under the custody of the Senate President until my lawyers have filed the necessary petition against the illegal and unconstitutional revocation of my amnesty. What Mr. Duterte wants to happen is to order a warrantless arrest which seems to… Source link link: Statement of Senator Trillanes re revocation of amnesty:.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerSep 4th, 2018

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

MANILA, Philippines – Two soldiers granted amnesty for failed coup attempts in the past said the rule of law and due process must be upheld in the handling of the revocation of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty. In a statement on Sunday, September 9, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Statement of Senator Trillanes re revocation of amnesty:

September 4, 2018. It was agreed to by the Senate leadership that I remain under the custody of the Senate President until my lawyers have filed the necessary petition against the illegal and unconstitutional revocation of my amnesty. What Mr. Duterte wants to happen is to order a warrantless arrest which seems to… Source link link: Statement of Senator Trillanes re revocation of amnesty:.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Voiding of Trillanes’ amnesty a way to divert attention from PH problems — Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo said the revocation of the amnesty given to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV as could be part of a plan of the current administration to distract the public from its alleged shortcomings. In a statement on Tuesday after news broke that Trillanes would remain inside the premises of the Senate, Robredo said some of the issues hounding the administration include the high prices of goods, rice shortage, the weakening of the economy, corruption allegations, and the worsening traffic. "Ginagamit ito ng administrasyon upang ibaling ang atensyon ng publiko mula sa mga kakulungan nito sa pagtugon sa mga problemang pumipilay sa ating bayan," the Vice President said. ...Keep on reading: Voiding of Trillanes’ amnesty a way to divert attention from PH problems — Robredo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Robredo slams Malacañang’s revocation of amnesty granted to Trillanes

NAGA CITY - Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday expressed dismay over the recent decision of Malacaang revoking the amnesty granted to opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. In an official statement, Robredo said the decision was seemingly made to send a chilling effect to those who criticize President Duterte's administration. "Ang desisyon ng Palasyo na ideklarang void ang amnestiyang binigay kay Senator Antonio Trillanes IV ay isa namang patunay na gagawin ng administrasyong ito ang lahat para patahimikin ang sinumang kumokontra rito," Robredo said. She said that instead of pushing for personal interests, the administration should focus on finding solutions to the proble...Keep on reading: Robredo slams Malacañang’s revocation of amnesty granted to Trillanes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Binay backs Trillanes in amnesty issue: Talagang sobra-sobra na yan | News

Former vice president Jejomar Binay on Wednesday appeared to back Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, a fierce critic of his, in the former mutineer's legal fight after the revocation of his amnesty......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Global lawmakers group eyes visit to PH for Trillanes case

MANILA, Philippines – A global organization of lawmakers passed a resolution for its members to visit the Philippines to assess the case of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, who faces possible arrest after a presidential proclamation ordered the revocation of his amnesty. In its 139th assembly held in Geneva, Switzerland on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Where have all the amnesty papers gone? Calida says he didn’t receive any copy of the documents

Where are the amnesty papers filed under Proclamation 75, including the application of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV? Solicitor General Jose Calida admitted that he requested not only a copy of the amnesty paper of Trillanes but the papers of more than 200 people who applied for amnesty under Proclamation 75, which granted amnesty to those involved in the 2003 Oakwood Mutiny, 2006 Marine standoff and the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege. "I just asked permission for us to be given a copy of the alleged amnesty application [but] I did not receive anything," Calida told reporters Tuesday when asked about his reaction on the statement of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Lorenzana said...Keep on reading: Where have all the amnesty papers gone? Calida says he didn’t receive any copy of the documents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Revocation of Trillanes amnesty may affect acquittal of others, warns former senator

THE revocation of Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th’s amnesty is unconstitutional and may affect the acquittal of others who joined the senator in an attempt to oust then president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, a former lawmaker said on Friday. Ex-senator Rene Saguisag said his client, Ramon Cardenas, was acquitted of complicity in the Oakwood mutiny in 2003, when [...] The post Revocation of Trillanes amnesty may affect acquittal of others, warns former senator appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

[ANALYSIS] Philippine courts dribble, stall on Trillanes amnesty issue

MANILA, Philippines – It started with a loud, clear message on September 4, when Malacañang published the presidential proclamation that ordered the revocation of the amnesty granted to President Rodrigo Duterte’s fierce enemy, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Arrest Trillanes and send him ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Was revocation of amnesty legal? Trillanes camp might ask SC to decide

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's legal team said they are considering asking the Supreme Court (SC) to urgently resolve their pending petition on his amnesty revocation. In a press briefing on Thursday, September 27, lawyer Rey Robles said that they have yet to discuss their next steps. "May ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Newsbreak Chats: Trillanes amnesty revocation and arrest

Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live on Thursday, September 27, at 4 pm! MANILA, Philippines – The month of September comes to a near end with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV becoming the second opposition legislator arrested under the Duterte administration. His arrest on Tuesday, September 25, was the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Makati Court revives Trillanes’ rebellion case

The Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 will resume its trial of the rebellion case against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV that it has dismissed seven years ago. "This court found the granted amnesty to former Lieutenant Senior Grade [now Senator] Antonio Trillanes IV. This court found the existence of factual and legal basis for the issuance of said proclamation by President Duterte," the court said in the order issued by Judge Elmo Alameda. "With the revocation of the amnesty to Sen. Trillanes, the resulting consequence is that the Order issued on September 7, 2011 dismissing the case of rebellion becomes void ab initio," the court further stated. Proclamation 572 issued...Keep on reading: Makati Court revives Trillanes’ rebellion case.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

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

MANILA, Philippines – More than a week following the revocation of his amnesty, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV remains holed up in his Senate office wary about a possible warrantless arrest. Despite this, President Rodrigo Duterte’s fierce critic vows he won’t stop his attacks and exposés against Duterte and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Trillanes sees no Arroyo hand in amnesty revocation

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV does not see the hand of the former president and now House Speaker Gloria Arroyo in the revocation of his amnesty. Asked if he thinks Arroyo is involved in the issue, Trillanes said in a Rappler Talk  interview on Friday, September 14: ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Congressional leaders lukewarm to probing Trillanes amnesty revocation

MANILA, Philippines – Congressional leaders are not moving on resolutions seeking to condemn and probe into the attempt to revoke Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty. Opposition lawmakers in the House of Representatives filed  House Resolution (HR) No. 2155 , while their counterparts in the Senate filed  Senate Resolution (SR) No. 886 .  HR 2155 denounces the “unlawful” revocation of Trillanes' amnesty, while SR ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Palace mocks Trillanes camp for challenging amnesty revocation before SC

"The petition filed by Senator Trillanes is useless...".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Revocation of Trillanes’ Amnesty Not Political — President Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, September 11, clarified that the decision to revoke Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s amnesty was due to constitutional mandate and not political. In an interview with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, President Duterte explained that the Aquino administration erred in granting the former rebel soldier an amnesty because the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Trillanes forms legal team

SEN. Antonio Trillanes 4th has formed a team of legal experts to represent him in the Supreme Court and lower courts where he challenged the revocation of the amnesty granted him in 2011. The senator said his legal team is composed of lawyers who volunteered to represent him before the High court and the Makati [...] The post Trillanes forms legal team appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Trillanes names members of legal team

  Senator Antonio "Sonny" Trillanes IV has formed a team of legal luminaries close to two weeks after President Rodrigo Duterte voided the opposition lawmaker's amnestyand ordered his arrest. "While I believe that the illegal voiding of my amnesty and the cases filed before the Makati Regional Trial courts related to this are part of Duterte's political harassment, I have talked to some of the best legal minds in the country who are willing to stand for the rule of law," Trillanes said in a statement on Thursday. "They believe that if this illegal act would not be corrected, our country's democracy would be in peril," he added. Trillanes said among the lawyers who wi...Keep on reading: Trillanes names members of legal team.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

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

MANILA, Philippines – Ex-Marine captain Nicanor Faeldon backed President Rodrigo Duterte’s revocation of the amnesty granted to his former fellow mutineer, opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Faeldon, now a Deputy Administrator at the Office of Civil Defense, had served as customs chief under the Duterte administration, but was forced to resign ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018