Behind Malacanang

malanang.jpgBEHIND PALACE WALLS. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo congratulates outgoing Japanese Ambassador Ryuichiro Yamazaki after conferring on him the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu in Malacañang on the day the Sandiganbayan convicted her predecessor Joseph Estrada of plunder. Arroyo stayed in the Palace on the recommendation of her security aides. INQUIRER/PHOTO BY LYN RILLON

Tears

tears.jpgTEARS FOR AN IDOL. A loyalist cries after the Sandiganbayan verdict finding former President Joseph Estrada guilty of plunder. INQUIRER/EDWIN BACASMAS

Young Supporter

supporter.jpgSTAND BY YOUR MAN. Former senator Loi Ejercito Estrada with son Jude Estrada interviewed by the media after the Sandiganbayan verdict finding her husband, deposed president Joseph Estrada, guilty of plunder. INQUIRER/AUGUST DELA CRUZ

Loi Ejercito Estrada

loi.jpgSTAND BY YOUR MAN. Former senator Loi Ejercito Estrada with son Jude Estrada interviewed by the media after the Sandiganbayan verdict finding her husband, deposed president Joseph Estrada, guilty of plunder. INQUIRER/AUGUST DELA CRUZ

Acquittal

jinggoy.jpgRELIEF. Sen Jinggoy Estrada, son and co-accused of ousted president Joseph Estrada, wipes away sweat as he talks to media outside the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court following his acquittal on plunder charges along with lawyer Edward Serapio. The former president was found guilty. INQUIRER/AUGUST DELA CRUZ

Guilty of plunder

estrada.jpgGUILTY. Deposed president Joseph Estrada is interviewed by journalists outside the courtroom of the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court after he was found guilty of plunder. AFP/ROMEO GACAD

FREE MY DAD

freerap.jpgSenator Jose ‘Jinggoy’ Estrada walks past a poster of demanding freedom for his father, former president Joseph Estrada, after a press conference assailing full page newspaper ads that the opposition said aim to condition people’s minds to a guilty verdict on the plunder case against the deposed leader. INQUIRER/REM ZAMORA

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