Copies of the Laude complaint and petition

Please click here for a copy of the COMPLAINT filed by the Laude family charging Presidential Commission on Visiting Forces Agreement (PCVF) Undersecretary Eduardo Oban Jr. with the crime of OPEN DISOBEDIENCE under Article 231 of the Revised Penal Code at the Department of Justice (DOJ). Click here for a copy of the Petition for […]

Marilou Laude, sister of Jennifer Laude, to file petition citing Usec Oban for indirect contempt

Marilou S. Laude, the sister of Jennifer Laude, will file a “PETITION TO CITE FOR INDIRECT CONTEMPT” Undersecretary Eduardo Oban, the Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on Visiting Forces Agreement, and Respondent John Does, the eleven (11) unidentified US Security Personnel accompanying and guarding the convicted US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton on the day […]

Napolcom dismisses 21 of 62 PNP men in Ampatuan massacre, suspends 11 others

After five years of deliberations, the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) has finally ordered the dismissal from the police service for grave misconduct of 20 police officers linked to the Nov. 23, 2009 Ampatuan massacre, including the highest ranking police officer in Maguindanao province at the time. Dismissed from the Philippine National Police were P/Supt. Abusama […]

Statement on Pemberton's verdict

The Court’s verdict in the killing of Jeffrey ‘Jennifer’ Laude is less than salutary. While it rendered a guilty verdict on US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, it failed to appreciate evidence pointing to the crime of murder. The verdict of homicide guarantees that Pemberton could be freed in as little as six years […]