Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Requested To Be House Arrest Due To Health Problems

The camp of Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Announced that they may appeal to the court that Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to grant there request that the later to be house arrested in her house due to its health conditions. which is still remains in hospital arrest at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City.

According to the Arroyo's lawyer, Atty. Larry Gadon, said that former president condition does not getting any better.

Arroyo’s weight continues to drop because of unable to eat well. a possible solution to help her improve her health of the former president is if she will be allowed to stay in her house in La Vista.

Arroyo has a problem with her spine Arroyo which she has been bothering for several years and is under hospital arrest since 2012 due to facing plunder case which is currently pending in court .

Arroyo accused of alleged corruption in the use of intelligence funds of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office worth P366 million from 2008 to 2010 .

Recently a lawsuit was filed against the government of the Philippines, with the  international human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney , wife of Hollywood star actor George Clooney which has filled the the lawsuit in the United Nations Commission on Human Rights due to the continued detention of Former President Gloria Arroyo.

The continued hospital arrest on Arroyo would be considered human rights violations of the former president because of the condition of her health.

She added that Arroyo might be a victims of political persecution because the court allowed the other co-accused of former president to bail.
source: GMA

AFP And BIFF Intensify Exchange Of Gunfire As 14 members Of The BIFF Were Killed

Allegedly the Armed Forces of the Philippines has finally trap the fleeing members of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters so the only option they have  is to surrender or take there chance and fight in the government troops .

AFP camp announced that at least 14 members of the BIFF were killed in an all-out military offensive conducted in Maguindanao to hunt down terrorist Basit Usman , which is sheltered by the BIFF .

In a separate report , there are four members of the BIFF is captured.

n this regard , Major General Edmundo Pangilinan , commander of the 6th Infantry Division , also visited  the soldiers wounded in the offensive , including three needs surgery .

According to the report , large fundamentally different from the latest military conducted airstrikes against BIFF compared to the previous two airstrikes .

In earlier airstrike last week allegedly immediately stopped the shooting because members BIFF flee and escape this Friday the exchange of gunfire intensify on both sides after performing an airstike by the government soldiers .

And because the BIFF group are finally cornered , there were no longer made the armed groups not to fight with the soldiers to find a way to slip through military force .

The latest information reported that the 6th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army , 13 soldiers were wounded in the offensive , three of them need surgery because of sustained gunshot wounds and shrapnel .

Minor injuries were also acquired by other wounded soldiers which visited by General Pangilinan said Saturday morning .

Meanwhile , an estimated 80,000 people who allegedly displaced in Maguindanao and Cotabato result of ongoing military operations against the BIFF .

Data from the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council , said with the number of displaced are affected by "rido " or clan war in the town of Pagalungan on February 9 .

The affected civilian consists of 16,111 families or 80,555 people from 59 villages in the province of Cotabato and Maguindanao .
source: GMA