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Trillanes to stay at Senate until amnesty cases resolved

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will not be leaving the Senate premises—where he has been staying since Proclamation 572 was published on September 4—until all cases over his amnesty are resolved. Source link link: Trillanes to stay at Senate until amnesty cases resolved.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerSep 14th, 2018

Trillanes to stay at Senate until amnesty cases resolved

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will not be leaving the Senate premises—where he has been staying since Proclamation 572 was published on September 4—until all cases over his amnesty are resolved. Source link link: Trillanes to stay at Senate until amnesty cases resolved.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Trillanes stays put in Senate after SC ruling

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday said he would stay in the Senate building because of statements from Malacaang and information he received from the military that he would be arrested following the Supreme Court ruling. Trillanes said he was also advised by his fellow senators from both the minority and the majority to remain in the Senate building. He said he had a "direct engagement" with the Armed Forces of the Philippines and was told that the order to arrest him remained. The Supreme Court recognized the military's statement that it was deferring court-martial proceedings against Trillanes until the courts could settle the controversy over the amnesty granted to the...Keep on reading: Trillanes stays put in Senate after SC ruling.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Trillanes catches cold in Senate sanctuary – ally

An "exhausted" Senator Antonio Trillanes caught a cold amid his nearly week-long stay at the Senate, following the withdrawal of his amnesty by President Rodrigo Duterte, an ally said Sunday.  Source link link: Trillanes catches cold in Senate sanctuary – ally.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Trillanes to question Davao City fiscal s jurisdiction over libel complaints

MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is set to question the jurisdiction of the Davao City fiscal office over the libel complaints filed by presidential son and son-in-law, Paolo Duterte and Manases Carpio. Rey Robles, Trillanes' lawyer for his amnesty and libel cases, said the filing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Trillanes: Intelligence men casing my house

  Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said on Saturday that suspicious-looking men have been casing his house as he continued to hole up at the Senate to avoid arrest after President Rodrigo Duterte revoked his amnesty for two failed mutinies.   Trillanes said his camp listed the license plate numbers of vehicles seen around his house, but these turned out to be unregistered, leading him to conclude that these were from the government's intelligence units.   "We are making the necessary security arrangements," Trillanes, one of the President's most vocal critics, said over radio station dwIZ.   Used to harassment   In the radio interview, the for...Keep on reading: Trillanes: Intelligence men casing my house.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Trillanes amnesty issue should be resolved immediately - Gordon

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Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 16th, 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

PRRD on Trillanes’ Arrest: ‘I Don’t Have the Interest’

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said nobody, including him, is interested to arrest Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. “The military does not have the interest. I do not have the interest. He can stay there (Senate) as a boarder,” Duterte said in a media interview after a command conference on typhoon Ompong at the National Disaster […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Duterte: No one interested in arresting Trillanes

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said there are no plans to arrest Senator Antonio Trillanes IV without a court-issued warrant. With sarcasm, he said the opposition senator can stay in the Senate as a "boarder." "Nobody is interested to arrest him. The military does not have the interest, I do ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 13th, 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

Duterte has put military in a predicament — Sereno

  President Rodrigo Duterte created a dangerous precedent and put the military in a predicament when he voided the amnesty given to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV as a military rebel years ago, as his move opened to invalidation the amnesty grants to many active soldiers, former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said on Wednesday.   One of those amnestied soldiers is Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Sereno said.   Sen. Gregorio Honasan, chair of the Senate committee on national defense and security, could also lose his amnesty, she said.   Both Galvez and Honasan were granted amnesty for their roles i...Keep on reading: Duterte has put military in a predicament — Sereno.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated 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

Roque: Trillanes milking Senate stay for drama, political mileage

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV’s insistence of staying inside the Senate amid Proclamation 572 is all for “political mileage.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Supreme Court won’t issue TRO on voiding of Trillanes amnesty

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV has failed to secure relief from the Supreme Court in his bid to avoid arrest and prosecution on cases stemming from adventurism during his colorful military career......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Tracking the people and paper trail of Antonio Trillanes’ amnesty granted in 2011

Following Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV’s controversial amnesty revocation, certain personalities have released their testimonies on his application in support of the embattled senator. Trillanes has previously released a video that showed him filing his application before the Ad-Hoc Committee on Amnesty in January 2011. In a privilege speech to the Senate last Sept. 4, 2018, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Amnesty Invalidation, Libel Raps Vs. Trillanes ‘Purely Coincidental’

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Sunday said the declaration of the amnesty granted to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV as void ab initio and the filing of libel cases against him were “purely coincidental”. “The timing of the filing of the libel complaints vs. Senator Trillanes, according to the complainants, had nothing to do with the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Senator’s supporters flock to Senate building

Supporters of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV continue to show up at the Senate building, ready to shield him should the authorities come to arrest him without a warrant. President Rodrigo Duterte, however, has told the military and the police to allow due process, as Trillanes is fighting the government's application for a warrant in a Makati court and has asked the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional the presidential order voiding the amnesty given to him as military rebel in 2011. On Saturday, supporters sponsored a Mass for Trillanes outside his Senate office, with Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo and Fr. Robert Reyes officiating. Among those who attended the Ma...Keep on reading: Senator’s supporters flock to Senate building.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

No ouster move, say Trillanes, ‘plotters’

President Rodrigo Duterte's critics on Sunday scoffed at his claim of a plot to overthrow him by October, calling him "paranoid" and "crazy." Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, holed up in the Senate building since Tuesday after Mr. Duterte voided the amnesty given to him as a military mutineer in 2011, had a few but sharp words about the President's claim: "It's all in his mind. He's already paranoid." Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano, who visited Trillanes in his Senate office on Sunday morning, agreed, saying the President had gone "praning," or crazy. Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat, one of the few remaining members of the Liberal Party (LP) in the House of Representatives, said the Preside...Keep on reading: No ouster move, say Trillanes, ‘plotters’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

AFP chief Galvez tells troops to stay out of politics

MANILA, Philippines – Breaking his silence, the chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) warned troops not to engage in partisan politics amid the revocation of the amnesty granted to soldier turned senator Antonio Trillanes IV. (READ:  [ANALYSIS] Don't mess with the military ) "I am...reminding every soldier, airman, sailor, and marine not ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

How Trillanes family is coping with his amnesty ordeal

MANILA, Philippines – He may be a fearless and an unrelenting opposition lawmaker but Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has a soft spot for his family just like any normal father, husband, and son. Trillanes, who has been holed up in his Senate office since Tuesday, September 4, remains in high ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018