Three years after: No end in sight for detained Marines and Rangers

Exactly three years ago today, hundreds of Marines marched in full battle gear outside the Marine headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, defending their commandant who was then accused of mutiny. The soldiers and their officers said theirs was a legitimate cause: They were merely protesting what they said was the fraud-ridden 2004 elections which Gloria Arroyo won.

The lives of those officers and men have changed, and 28 officers of the Marines and the Army Scout Ranger remain detained for what government said was a mutiny.

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