Arroyo inviting a new military revolt — detained ex-general
Posted by akosistella on March 19, 2010
(Updated 3:58 PM) A resigned military official facing rebellion and mutiny charges on Friday warned of a military uprising if President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo insists on appointing the replacement of Chief Justice Reynato Puno.
“Mrs. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is inviting a new military uprising,” former Brigadier General Danilo Lim said in a press statement.
He denounced the recent Supreme Court decision allowing the President to pick the next Chief Justice.
Noynoy willing to join street protests vs SC decision on chief justice issue
BAGUIO CITY — Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III on Friday said he was willing to join street protests against the Supreme Court decision allowing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to appoint the next chief justice of the high tribunal.
Aquino said he hopes the people in the provinces where he is set to campaign in the following days will understand if he does not proceed there as scheduled to join protest marches against the Supreme Court decision.
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