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Jonas Burgos’ ma loses hope with spy chief appointment

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After President Aquino approved the promotion and appointment of the chief of the country’s top military spy agency, the mother of missing activist Jonas Burgos said she had lost hope that the human rights situation would improve.

Brig. Gen. Eduardo Año, who is facing charges over Burgos’ abduction, along with 45 other military officials, took his oath of office before the President as head of the Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (Isafp) in Malacañang on Monday.

At the time of the Burgos abduction, Año was head of the operating arm of the intelligence group of the Philippine Army. Last year, Edita Burgos filed a complaint in the Department of Justice against Año, then a colonel, and other officers in connection with the abduction of her son. As of last month, the case was still under preliminary investigation, according to Edita.

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin was among those present during the ceremony.

“Before, I clung to little hope that the human rights situation would improve. The President was really busy, and that in time they would look at the cases of victims of enforced disappearances. With that development, I don’t think that will ever happen,” Edita Burgos said on the phone.

“I don’t think the human rights situation will improve while he’s President,” she added.

By approving Año’s promotion and new designation, Mr. Aquino was relaying the message to the military “to continue with the abuses,” Burgos said.

Palace reaction

Malacañang sought to mollify Edita Burgos, wife of press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., by saying that the President shared a common experience with the human rights victims themselves, his family being a victim of the Marcos regime.

“I hope that Mrs. Burgos does not lose hope, especially since the President is also serious [about the human rights situation],” Undersecretary Abigail Valte, deputy presidential spokesperson, said in a briefing.

“It’s no secret what the President’s family had gone through, and he knows how it feels,” Valte added, referring to the assassination of the President’s father, former Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr., on his return from exile in the United States in August 1983. “And that is where the need to help others comes from.”

According to Burgos, Año is among the respondents in a case filed by her family over the disappearance of Jonas. The activist was seized from a Quezon City mall on April 28, 2007, allegedly by military agents.

DOJ probe

Burgos said the least that the President could have done was wait for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to complete the preliminary investigation of the case.

“I felt weak upon learning that somebody who is a respondent in my case was appointed and promoted,” she said.

“Of course, I don’t expect the President to know all the cases against different military agents. I’m sure he’s aware of the case of Jonas,” she said.

The militant human rights group Karapatan condemned the promotion of Año.

“By promoting Brigadier General Año to Isafp chief, Aquino practically absolves him of his responsibility in the abduction and disappearance of Jonas Burgos, and his role in terrorizing communities in Quezon province this year,” said the group’s secretary general, Cristina Palabay.

‘Culture of impunity’

Militants have taken the Aquino administration to task for its failure to stop the “culture of impunity” and prosecute perpetrators of disappearances, extrajudicial killings and other human rights violations.

On Nov. 22, the President responded by ordering the creation of an interagency committee on extralegal killings, enforced disappearances, torture and other grave violations.  There should be no room for these forms of violence and abuses of power by state or non-state forces, he declared.

Chaired by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, the committee will make an inventory of unsolved cases and those under investigation, and hold a preliminary investigation and trial in its first 30 days.

The committee shall then assign special teams to investigate the cases for the possible identification of perpetrators, with special focus on “high profile” ones perpetrated under the Arroyo administration.


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Tags: AFP , Benigno Aquino , DoJ , Edita Burgos , Eduardo Año , Government , Human rights , Isafp , Jonas Burgos , Justice , Military


  • Josemakabayan

    I think the “Bata Bata system ” is also the norm in this administration !!!!! Because. If not, surely they won’t appoint the general in that sensitive position until his cases are dismissed!!!!!

    • batangsulpok

      Mahirap ng mawala ang bata-bata system lalo na sa AFP na halos PMAers ang nasa puwesto at kahit sinong Presidente ay sumusunod lang sa kalakaran, si Marcos lang ang  binago minsan ang sistema nang ilagay niyang Chief of Staff si General Ver kaya si Ramos ay nag-alsa dahil ayaw ng mga West Pointers/PMAers na ma-under ng hindi academy graduates.

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        huh? 

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Nothing has changed! business as usual for perpetrators!

  • Karabukov

    Sayang, I too was hoping that President Aquino would go all the way against the culture of impunity with his anti-corruption and daang matuwid stance.

    I share in Jonas Burgos’ mother’s dismay. She is right. Pity.

  • vince_bugaboo

    “Malacañang sought to mollify Edita Burgos, wife of press freedom icon Jose Burgos Jr., by saying that the President shared a common experience with the human rights victims themselves, his family being a victim of the Marcos regime.”

    Napaka-illogical naman ng statement na ito ng Malakanyang (Valte)! Ang labo! Ang totoo walang karespe-respeto ang presidenteng ito sa plight ni Mrs. Burgos and other families of victims of “disappearances” sa ginawa n’yang ito! He practically vindicated Ano from all accusations and charges regarding Jonas. Ang baho naman!

  • ddano

    Another LUBAK in P-Noy’s Daang Matuwid. The president has a habit of taking 1 step forwards and 2 steps backwards. Palpak na naman.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CBBPG4SGSURB5V5A5BBQX4HF2Y Peter

    Don’t give up mam, we are behind you, this Pnoy is a fake, he is coddling the military that kills his father.

  • speedstream2

    One even begin to imagine the anguish that a mother feels over a missing son or daughter.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WIWYLFLU4LPKS7B2ZLLRVFKS3Y vir_a

    This is like kicking this guy upstairs to make him beyond reach by complainants. So there is really nothing new in this administration as far as human rights is concerned. It’s all motherhood statements and paying lip service.

  • superpilipinas

    so very insensitive.

    “ADDING INSULT TO INJURY”
    like 

    “LETTING YOU KNEEL WITH WOUNDED KNEES ON SALT”

    My perception….Noynoy and Kris actions seem to show that they had already forgotten what their mom and dad, my heroes, fought for. Power, fame, and money really changes people. 

  • superpilipinas

    not being able to catch Palparan…is maybe excusable…it’s incompetence.

    pero ito?………. parang sampal sa nagluluksang ina.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/L2AUVC4MXZ2IIYARH3VOBUPEPA Socorro

    Another case of the president acquitting an ally, like Padaca. Pinoy is the executive, the legislative and the judiciary, what more can we expect? Then nobody is saying something kasi they all want to follow the president. pero if it’s GMA I,m sure all the politicians will say something, investigate and  do something to earn the voters’ sympathy and votes. Poor GMA until now she is being used .

  • $37644997

    The right hand of B.General A is pro Aquino and his left hand is pro communist.Just like in Mexico where the right hand takes money from the government and likewise the left hand takes money from the drug dealers and they get protection from both sides of the aisle.

  • tra6Gpeche

    Action speaks louder than words. I empathize with the mother of missing Jonas Burgos, Mrs. Edita Burgos. If Mr. Aquino does not care to find out the mastermind of his father’s killer, why would he care to find out the responsible military men who abducted Mr. Burgos?

  • $20926843

    This appointment of the Gen implicated in a human rights case is a case in point of the brand of toxic politics by the aquino/cojuangco clan that had pervaded this country since their ascension to power in 1987. They have a selected sense of justice as in the case of Ex-Gen Palparan who is identified with the previous administration and in the case of this subject Gen which may have a strong KKK  benefactor.  Unless the curse of this clan is purge and exorcised in the body politics of this country, this nation will never move forward……

  • eirons1043

    Slowly and surely the Tuwid Boy is loosing steam on the AFP bad news for rich boy mar nababawasan ang boto.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    Malacanang has a ready alibi on this: “blame GMA”.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Y3RBN4KQCNKJZSDCCZOCM2HX3Y Lovely

    Parang wala ng ibang qualified na military personnel sa position na ibinigay sa isang ito na nasasangkot sa pagkawala ni Jonas. Ano ba yan? Siya lang ba at wala ng iba pa? Malakanyang mag isip isip naman kayo!!! Nasisira ang tiwala ng taong bayan sa mga ganyang disisyon. Halimbawa kaya na ang suspected na bumaril kay Ninoy ay kandidato for promotion sa panahon ni Cory, ano kaya ang magiging reaksyon nito? Ano bayan!!! Palala ng palala ang mga nangyayari sa ating bansa… Ang masama pa, nangagaling pa sa itaas ang sumisira sa loob ng sarili niyang mamamayan.

  • 444mangyan888

    I’m sorry it will hurt:
    But how many military men…our brothers, tatays, etc…fell down and left us because of the indirect or direct participation of so called activists.?? In our country, presently, the communist will be the last to admit and say that they are communists. They will come up with all the less offensive and more intellectually savvy euphemism jsut so that they can go around from being labelled communists.
    In our province, while Palparan virtually eliminated the NPAs and rid us of armed men that we never saw before, we hated him so much for making us aware how govt can wreck havoc and mayhem and fear to our sensibilities and sense of humanity. But just lately, the Army for months came back and involved themselves on numerous civic undertakings for the purpose of winning back the hearts and minds of the masses. I am sure they succeeded. While i did not see them myself, my relatives’ testimonies, in their own certified mangyan-ish ways, would easily turn someone emotional with the thought that “yeah, our soldiers are really our protectors and heroes and we can hope for peace and progress after all.”
    WE have always looked up to the Burgoses, especially manong Joe who had given up so much and risked almost everything so we can see the light of what democracy is all about.
    But we have questions that need to be asked in utmost honesty.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

      I know this feeling. :(

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      i agree…the military shares the responsibility and has to take responsibility which up to now, they still deny.

  • virgoyap

    It’s really a very sad case for Mrs.Burgos because most likely the next President to succeed Aquino will be Binay. Not unless she has a complete trust for Binay. 

    • generalproblem

      kung hindi sya nag npa di buhay pa sana sya. sigurado ba kayo na afp ang pumatay. gawain ng npa ang pumatay at ibibintang sa afp. remember plaza miranda bombing sino may pakana diba si joma at si satur ocampo.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        like Leonard Co (isang botanist) niratrat ng kriminal na AFP (at maraming testigo at ebidensya)  pagkatapos sinabi ng AFP na NPA raw ang may gawa. Ang trabaho ng AFP ay serve and protect hindi kill the people! MGA SALOT TALAGA KAYO!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T42Q37DX5BRWJ5NRYTBC2DXUAU Jols – batman Robin

         e ano trabaho ng npa…. bka alam mo….

      • virgoyap

        These are all speculations without any basis at all.

      • virgoyap

         These are speculations without any basis at all.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Y3RBN4KQCNKJZSDCCZOCM2HX3Y Lovely

    Isa sa mga pinaka palpak na disisyon…. Sobrang palpak…. Natutulog pa yata si bosing ah…. di na nakapag isip man lang…

    • generalproblem

      anon palpak duon. ang isang officer hanggat di pa nasentensyahan eh pwede pa din ma promote. daming tanga talagang pinoy oo

      • kalikasanipagtanggol

         e di para mo na din sinabi na yung mga militar na dumukot sa mga nawawalang aktibista kasama na si jonas ay mga tanga din? pinagsususpetsahan pa lang sila na npa pero sinentensyahan na ng mga dumukot…….

  • LucianoChing

    Being a popular president,he can do anything he pleases….but for how long?mababaw talaga pagiisip ng mga sipsip….

  • tra6Gpeche

    How could anyone stop human rights violations in the Philippines when President Benigno Aquino, himself, approved the promotion and appointment of Brig. Gen. Eduardo Año, who is presently facing charges over Jonas Burgos’ abduction?

  • poltergeist_fuhrer

    nasaan kaya ang mga yellow zombies???

    go, defend your boss…………

    • kismaytami

      Xmas party siguro sa palasyo ngayon…

      • poltergeist_fuhrer

        ganun…parehas last year…bagyong sendong, pero party party lang ang mga yellow ribbons…ngaun naman binabagyo na naman ang mindanao, party party pa rin

  • Just_JT

    Being a general does not exempt one of the presumption of innocence.  Convict him first before you deny him of this appointment.

    Gen. Año did more good things for this country more than what Edita Burgos did.  Congratulations General!   Thank you Pres. Noy.

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      like what?

      • GustoKoHappyKa

        like defend the republic against the communist NPA!

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        and that includes liquidating npa’s, suspected npa’s and leaders of left orgs.

        do you think assassination should form part of our national policy? 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        like nothing.

    • http://twitter.com/d3marketers SAMMY

      That’s exactly the point! Everybody has the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. Kung koronel lang to dati at ngayon ay isang heneral na, eh malinaw na astig at me “K” talaga tong si General Ano. Di naman ata napopromote sa AFP ang mga bulakbol eh

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        marami akong kilala na general/ flag officer na bobo. oo magaling sa military affairs..pero pag senior level ka na, organizational leadership na ang kailangan..well, madami akong kilalang olats. kung di lang may power mag utos eh malamang walang susunod.

    • kalikasanipagtanggol

       Tama! presumption of innocence! pero bakit yung mga dinudukot hindi na  binibigyan niyan presumption of innocence na yan?

  • arao_liwanag

    Mr. Aquino has no feeling, no care, no sense of justice, no intellect.  His brain color is yellow.  He breathed yellow like a mustard gas.  He has a jaundice eyes that around him everyone looks  yellow.

    He is mesmerized, intoxicated and blinded by the popularity not his own but passed on by  Ninoy. Now this popularity is fading. And for all the injustices committed under his watched, if not by himself there will be requital and retribution. In the words of AMADO HERNANDEZ: “HABANG MAY BASTILYA MAY BAYANG GAGANTI”

  • arao_liwanag

    o

  • arao_liwanag

    De Lima was denied to be considered a nominee for the Supreme Court Justice because of Gloria complain. There should be consistency.

  • kilabot

    we know noykapon is a hopeless case, but as long as there is life there is hope for you, mrsburgos; 
    only the dead has no more hope.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

    SURFACE JONAS BURGOS NOW! SURFACE ALL DESAPARECIDOS!

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      how? if they were indeed kidnapped by the military..do you think they were still alive until now?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        hopefully, kasama ang tatay ko, di man, ipakita kahit bangkay na lang.

      • generalproblem

        naku eh mag npa ang tatay mo tapos pag namatay eh sasabihin mo sinalvage. natural kalaban sya  ng gobyerno di papatayin sya buang ka day

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        kilala mo ang tatay ko? ni hindi mo nga alam pangalan niya e. Malamang member ka rin ng kriminal na AFP. Sino ngayong nangungunang nagrerecruit na sumama sa NPA? Kayo ring mga salot na AFP!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/55XNXOYBNF6BG3EWOM5V4YMWXM Pedro

    KAHIT  NAMAN ISAFP  CHIEF  YAN  AT  NAPATUNAYANG  MAY  KASALANAN  YAN, PWEDE  PANG  SIBAKIN  YAN. . NAS  DOJ  NA  ANG  BOLA  AT  SA KORTE

  • Garote

    Where is the “tuwid na daan”? P-noy’s road is getting crooked and crooked everyday. 

    • Ivideo

      It’s here! just open your eyes and you’ll see it.  Just stop being nega and embrace the positive things that’s been manifesting in this country lately and you’ll see it.  Stop taking the crooked path you used to take during GMA’s time and you will see it.  YOU’LL SEE IT!

      • Garote

        Yeah, you’re seeing . . . NOT-A-THING . . .  NOTHING! Just lip service from the puppet of the globalist bankers, a genuine “am-boy,” an IMF’s and WB’s slave driver called P’NOYC-CHIO.

    • Bayan Panona

      Lahat na lang ng presidente puro palpak para senyo. Kayo ba perpekto?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VJOS3W7L7FDA4TGTFHXBLN5FGE George

    These communists wants to throw the US out to let China grab Philippine territory. Palaparan is a hero for neutralizing them. 

    • Magsasaka

      question, did US stop japan from invading philippines?or we were invaded by US adversary because there was a presence of US military bases in pinas?
      you are correct palpa-run is a hero for killing farmers, civilian and state U student hehehe

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        Hero siya para sa mga kriminal, tulad ng AFP.

      • Ivideo

        Japan furtively attacked Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 does prompting Pres. F. D. Roosevelt to declare war on Japan.  10 hrs later Japan invaded Philippines, not because of the US bases here , but because of it being strategically located to station troops for expansionism to other countries like Australia, Singapore, Guam and Saipan etc. and for its rich natural resources.  How can you expect America, which was invaded 10 hours before us, to stop Japan when they themselves were reeling with the devastations of their Pacific Fleet at Pearl harbor and making them inutile in defending countries in the South Pacific?  
        Then again, USAFFE, under the command of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, defended the country until their fall in Corrigidor. But prior to that, Gen. MacArthur was ordered by then US President F. Roosevelt, to relocate to Australia as Supreme Allied Commander South West Pacific Area, and he said, “I shall return” 

        I’d rather have Palparan than communist leaning farmers, civilians and state U students to keep this country from the claws of communism or China.

      • generalproblem

        yes palparan is my hero. cg sir paki ubos na lang ng mga npa at mga studyante na na brainwashed ng mga npa sa campus. go go go mga pasaway ya sa pag unlad ng bayan.

      • Magsasaka

        oh you read the books of zaide hehehe, i read a different story, there was already an intel that japan will attack pearl harbor but america wanting to join the war they intentionally left pearl harbor open for an attack and check your facts there was no fleet destroyed during the attack only a few fighter planes.
        you mean having US bases here is useless when some other part of US is under attack?what a naive argument hehehe, fact was US presence was never a deterrent from invasion it attracted invasion.
        I shall return – yeah he returned when HUKS were already gaining advantage against invaders.
        Communism or china?says who?says your fear hehehe

      • MULEN

        What a moron! What were you reading then? Textbooks from North Korea? Ika nga, “the very powerful and and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of altering their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views”. And this douchebag without an iota of doubt belongs to the very stupid category. 

      • Magsasaka

        you are very good in describing yourself, my facts came from agoncillo while yours came from zaide, what a total ignorant you are

      • Bayan Panona

        Ah…………… NPA to.

      • Magsasaka

        ah talaga, ikaw naman tanga na pero duwagis na taga AFP

      • Ivideo

        It seem that this will be a never-ending exchanges between you and me and so I deem it’s useless to continue especially with someone like you who altered facts on Pearl Harbor as was written in the history of WWII.  It is you who  must check your facts.  Do not just rely on what was fed in your vulnerable mind by your comrades. My brother in law, my sister, some relatives and friends were once (late 60’s to early 70’s) in the midst of the NPA organization when it was still an apolitical one.  Constant fear of being embroiled in a deadly encounter with government troops (Philippine Constabulary) and no improvement in their lives, gave their allegiance back to the government.  
        Wake up kababayan. 

      • Magsasaka

        and so i am now NPA, nice argument hehehe, US don’t think like you, they would never leave any of their fleet defenseless, go figure

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VJOS3W7L7FDA4TGTFHXBLN5FGE George

        Japan conquered the whole southeast asia, China, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, etc. not just US colonies. Your right, farmers, state U student by day but NPA at night. Like you, brave Antonio Luna KKK! but goes cruising for gay sex at night.

      • Magsasaka

        nice argument you are now attacking my person hehehe, sorry but i don’t like gay sex as you do, but yeah thanks for that very nice blow job you did to me when i was drunk and unguarded

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

      asan si palparun ngayon, matapos padukot ang dalawang estudyanteng wala namang armas? at take note ipinagahasa pa. 

      • dominator1

        Gag0ng mangmang na NPA.. tumira ka sa Bundok! Kasama nyo mga unggoy dun kasi utak unggoy Lang kayo! Tumira ka sa north Korea at dun ka mag pagahasa b0b0!

      • kalikasanipagtanggol

         ilan na ba vaseline tubs ang naubos mo? hindi mo ba alam na meron mas matipid yung langis ng niyog? tutal sanay ka naman humimod ng tembong ni berdugo!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        sayang lang pinapakaing dogfood ng AFP diyan e, intel na walang intelligence.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        paano ako naging NPA porket galit ako sa kademonyohan ninyong mga demonyong AFP ay NPAA na ako? anong utak yan? besides hindi ko na kailangang pumunta sa N. Kor meron namang rapist dito e, kayong AFP! Mga salot kayo!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VJOS3W7L7FDA4TGTFHXBLN5FGE George

        Ipiagahasa? Siguro hindi nya masikmura ang papangit ninyong NPA kaya hindi ka magkaboyfpren. Mabuhay si Palparan!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        or sabihin na nating wala siyang bayag. Kaya nga parang daga siyang nagtatago ngayon e, sinusuka kayo ng bayan, mga salot kasi kayong AFP!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VJOS3W7L7FDA4TGTFHXBLN5FGE George

        Hindi ka lang napansin sasabihin mo walang bayag. Mabuhay si Palparan!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        kayo kayo na lang naman ang nagpupurihan. Siyempre, pupurihin ng kriminal ang kapwa niya kriminal. Isinusuka kasi kayo ng taumbayan. Mga salot kasi kayo!

      • MULEN

        Sana’y magising ka sa iyong kahibangan Sisa dahil baligtad ang iyong pag-iisip. 

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VJOS3W7L7FDA4TGTFHXBLN5FGE George

        Salot lang ba ang alam mo sabihin? Mamundok ka na amasona walang papansin sayo.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        pumasok na lang kayo ng kulungan, tutal andun naman mga kauri ninyong kriminal.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VJOS3W7L7FDA4TGTFHXBLN5FGE George

        Kriminal sa inyong mga NPA at tuta ng Intsik Beho.. Sa tunay na Pilipino bayani si Palparan!

    • Peter Arvin Jabido

       hero for raping and killing students? you’re a moron!!!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        Indeed, ”it” is a moron.

      • Bayan Panona

        How did you know? Were you there? Judgmental idiot! 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        How did you know he is not? Were you there?

  • Thomas Aquinas

    Bakit wala na ‘atang imik si Conrado de Quiroz sa mga nangyayaring “abductions” at summary execution ng mga aktibista sa panahon ngayon? Ganyan ba talaga pag na uulingan na rin ng palayok ni P-Noy?

    • vince_bugaboo

      iniisip pa n’ya kung aling sanga ng kanyang dila ang kanyang gagamitin.

  • http://twitter.com/jefftrebbher Herbert Curia

    “PROTECT AND PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS”

    CONTINUES CAMPAIGN OF HUMAN RIGHTS BASED GOVERNANCE AND POLICING AND INTELLIGENCE IN GOVERNANCE AND IMPLEMENTATIONS IN ACTIONS…..AND GOOD GOVERNANCE….

    DO NOT ABUSE ABIDE THE LAW AND LEGAL ACTIONS…..THE FAIR AND JUST JUSTICE MUST BE SERVE….IN PURSUANCE OF A PERSON EITHER THE PERSON IS GUILTY OR INNOCENT ABIDE THE LAW AND FAIR JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS….WE HAVE TO PROTECT SPECIALLY THE INNOCENT IN ABIDING HUMAN RIGHTS AND FAIR JUSTICE…

  • espada1964

    black eye ke PNoy ito :(

  • Rolly257

    I share the sentiment of Mrs. Edita Burgos. PNoy should look at this case very closely…he must have a reason to appoint Brig. Gen. Eduardo Año to this high position, but we the common tao would not and could not understand.

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      pnoy has no power if nobody will admit it..who will/can investigate? if they deny it until the buttocks of ara mina.. everything will just form part short of allegations (even if it were true).

      from my hearing hearing… assassination activities is just done by a handful of personalities, nobody knows about it, not even their own colleagues. that keeps the secret secret as it is not really a policy but a shortcut done by the senior level ek ek ek…when an investigation comes, it will be a dead end as majority does not have knowledge that such thing exists.

      that’s according to my wild imagination.

  • kismaytami

    Bakit kaya hindi na lang si palparan ang inappoint niya, mas magaling yun kesa kay año? Ano ba itong residente ng malakanyang, puro mga 2nd to the best lang ina-appoint.

    • dominator1

      Hahaha good idea.. Para mabawasan naman mga kampon ng demonyo sa mundo! Siguro mga 50 palparan pa dapat ang ma appoint!

    • disqusted0fu

       what do you expect? the one appointing is far from being the best!

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      tangga, retired na yun..isa pa wanted yun..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T42Q37DX5BRWJ5NRYTBC2DXUAU Jols – batman Robin

    NPA ang dumukot dyan tapos ung AFP ang pagbintangan… communist tactics…… salot talaga tong mga  communist nato…..

  • dominator1

    Pag NPA human rights.. Pero pag kayo pumatay ng sibilyan at sundalo? Walang human rights? Tama Lang sa inyo na ubusin at torturin.. Kung gusto nyo ng human rights tumira kayo sa china o north korea! Wag kayo manggulo dito sa pilipinas!

    • Bayan Panona

      Tama ka dyan! Puro na lang sila Human Rights as if kinikilala rin nila ang batas. Mga gunggong! Supporter kayo ng NPA!

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      yun talga ang intent ng human rights..para protektahan ang bayan sa pang aabuso ng gobyerno..dahil ito may maykapasidad na umabuso dahil sa lawak ng kanyang kapangyarihan.

      ang npa ay mga kriminals, na nagpapanggap na pinaglalaban ang mga mahihirap..ang totoo gusto lang din nila pumasok sa pulitika…tingnan mo sila casino at ocampo.

  • Paliwaweng

    “saan patutungo ang ating bayan kung ang mga naapi noon ay sila din namang mangaapi bukas”. Jose Rizal.
    The president seems to be slowly dipping into this dilemma.
    He forgot how is it to lost someone.
    I disagree with his appointment of the man who was the suspect of a crime.

    • Bayan Panona

      Kaya nga suspect pa lang dahil wala pa pong napatutunayan. Wag nyo naman pong husgahan agad ang tao.

  • Bayan Panona

    A democratic country is always in favor of the many though everyone gets to be heard. With that being said, a freedom fighter of the few fights the legitimate government of the many, he should be heard, and he was heard. But time came that he needed to be silenced before he becomes the terrorist of the many. So now he’s missing.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

    JUSTICE FOR JONAS NOW!

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      gabi pa..bukas nalang.

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

     sigurado ka ba na npa nga si jonas burgos? may katibayan ka ba, nakasuhan ba at nasentensiyahan? oo nasentensyahan kahit pinagsususpetsahan pa lang ng militar….

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

      ironically, mga salot na AFP mismo ang rekruter ng tinatawag nilang “salot na NPA”. Sila-sila lang naman nagpupurihan e, siyempre pupurihin ng salot na AFP ang kapwa niya salot. Isinusuka kasi sila ng bayan!

      • MULEN

        AFP sinuka ng bayan? NPA kamo dahil mga tamad, ayaw magbanat ng buto. Nabubuhay sa nakukuhang kotong galing sa pawis at paghihirap ng mga pobreng magsasaka sa kanayunan. Sabi ayaw pasasakop sa mga dahuyan. Eh ano itong idealismong ipinaglaban ninyo. Galing din sa mga dayuhan. Mga ugok.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        una, wala akong paki sa NPA. Pangalawa, ganun din nman kayo nabubuhay e sa pagnanakaw ng ani o manok ng mahirap na magsasaka. Pag hindi kayo binigyan ay gugulpihin o tututukan ninyo ng armalayt kung tutuusin mas masahol pa mga general ninyo milyon-milyon ang ninanakaw sa kaban ng bayan  tama? akala ko ba, para sa bayan kayo? bakit interes ng mayayaman/minahan/politiko/negosyante/haciendero pinaglalaban ninyo? Mga salot kayo! Oo, tama, isinusuka kayyo ng bayan!

      • MULEN

        Ang mga makakaliwa ay mga tamad at ayaw magbanat ng buto at mga nababaliw na ata. Sabi isinuka ng bayan ang mga sundalo. Simple lang tanong ko sa iyo Paglaya na ngayon ay gumagamit ng pangalang annalyn? Una, saan galing ang ikinabubuhay ng katulad ninyo? Di ba sa sinasabi ninyong revolutionary tax pero ang katotohanan ay simpleng kotong sa mga naghihirap na magsasaka? Pangalawa, kung isinuka ang mga sundalo at mga pulis, bakit ang mga inosenteng mga kabataan kadalasan ang gusto sa buhay ay maging sundalo at pulis? Wala akong narinig sa tanang buhay ko na nagsasabing gustong maging NPA. Gumising ka analyn aka Paglaya dahil ang pinaglaban ninyong ideolohiya ay proven na palpak.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        Una, wala kayong pinagkaiba ng NPA, pareho lang kayong tulisan ang isa ay outlawed ang isa ay nagpapanggap na tagapagsilbi sa kapakanan ng bayan pero ang katotohanan ay interes naman ng mayayaman ang pinaglalaban. Pangalawa, tungkol sa kotong anong pinagklaiba ninyo? gawain ninyo rin naman yan. anong tawag mo sa pagnanakaw ng ani o manok ng mahirap na magsasaka. Pag hindi kayo binigyan ay gugulpihin o tututukan ninyo ng armalayt. Mas matindi pa nga ang “pabaon” sa Generals e.. Pangatlo, sino si paglaya? ako? paranoid? pang-apat tungkol sa mga kabataaan, hindi mo pansin ang unti na ng sumasama sa inyo paano training pa lang tinotorture niyo na kaya nong naging sundalo mas masahol pa kay Satanas. panglima, pakibalikan kung saan ko pinagtanggol ang NPA sa komento ko porket ayaw ko sa DEMONYONG AFP ay NPA na ako? alam mo ba ang history ng buhay ko kung anong kaDEMONYOHAN ang ginawa ng kabaro mo sa akin at magulang ko? wAG na sana tayong maglokohan dito at magpanggap na maalinis. Malinaw ang paksa ko, tungkl sa kaDEMONYOHAN ng AFP, kaya hindi ko malaman paano nasingit dito ang kaliwa? Para mabigyan ng justification ang mga katarantaduhan at mga pang”kriminal” ninyong gawain? nice try! “oo tama,uulitin ko mga salot kayo at isinusuka kayo ng bayan! Maaaring maloko mo sarili ninyo, pero huwag ninyong asahang mapaniniwala ninyo ang bayan.

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        ano ba ang kwento mo? bakit dito ka naglaladlad sa likod ng hidden profile mo sa yahoo?

        ilabas mo kaya yan sa media, para makita ng lahat at magkaroon ka ng mga sympathizers..at ma aksyonan iyang mga allegations mo. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        hindi ko kailangan ng symphatizer, hustisya para sa nanay at tatay ko! Nagsampa na rin kami ng ligal na hakbang sa korte sa kabila ng maraming ebidensya at testigo ay wala ring nangyari Ano pa nga namang aasahan mo sa justice system sa pilipinas?

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        wala.  base yan sa experience ko ha. kailangan mo parin ng symphatizer..lalo na ngaun na sinasabi ng gobyerno na “matuwid na daan” ek ek.

        bakit di mo subukan, ilabas mo media yang kaso mo..si de lima, dating CHR yan..si eta rosales, mga beteranong aktibista yan, sigurado tutulong sila sayo.

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        panis na yang kwentong pagnanakaw ng manok at ani na yan…wala akong naririnig na ganyan sa mga lugar na pinupuntahan ko…

        malamang isa ka sa mga walang hanap buhay e..na dating student activist na ang alam mong grades sa kolehiyo kung hindi INC e 5.0.

        kadalasan sa mga naging istudyante ko na marunong marunongan at pinoproblema yung problema ng bansa eh yung mga bolok.

        bago nyo problemahin ang bansa, problemahin nyo muna paano nyo malalagyan ng pagkain ang mesa ng pamilya nyo. hindi yung naka nganga lang kayo sa gobyerno, at pag di kayo napagbigyan eh ngangawa kayo.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        kaya mo bang patunayan  yang komento mo? FYI, nagtatrabaho ako, sigurado malaki pa sinasahod ko sayo e. kung hindi, mananatiling pantasya mo lang yan! kinukuwento ko lang ang nasaksihn at karanasan ko sa baryong pinagmulan ko. Kung hindi ka naniniwala ay problema mo na yun besides hindi kita pinipilit maniwala sa akin.

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        lol. hindi ako nagpapantasya dahil karanasan ko rin ang sinasabi ko..

        kung sa sahod lang, kung 10 years java o SAP developer ka…malamang pareho tayo ng sahod…pag hindi ka senior level programmer…ni kalahati wala ka sa sahod ko..hahaha.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        kung tutuusin kayo ang numero unong rekruter ng NPA e, dahil yung biniktima ng mga kaDEMONYOHAN ninyo ay napipilitang sumama sa rebeldeng grupo. Mga kriminal kasi kayo!

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        mukhang grabe ata ang galit mo na yan…umakyat ka nalang sa bundok para maka patay ka ng sundalo na kinamumuhian mo.

      • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

        mali ka iha…lumang tugtugin na yang mga sundalo na nagnanakaw ng mga manok at ani ng mga magsasaka.

        ang alam ko ung mga npa ung gumagawa nyan..nakakatanggap ako mismo ng mga sulat nila noon, humihingi ng pera etc…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

        first hand experience kaya nga ayaw ng mga tao sa baryo na tinitirhan namin dati sa kanila, maaaring luma pero ginagawa pa rin nila!

  • http://twitter.com/gemaramil Karlos Aramil

    I know what it feels. :( SURFACE JONAS AND ALL ABDUCTED PERSONEL!  JUSTICE TO ALL THE VICTIMS!

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      baka nasa bundok yung hinahanap mo..sumama ka nalang doon.

  • disqusted0fu

    not only that Aquino is not doing anything about extra judicial killings, he is even appointing the accused. talk about adding insult to injury!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZMENDPTAWYUCU73XPC2LT3QOFM annalyn

    ..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZKME5EXCJMYKLDSCJNQ2SVKHV4 John

    The appointment of this new ISAFP chief is a big loss to the criminal communists like Jonas Burgos. Thats why this dissident mother is making noises. Why doesn’t Edita Burgos ask the CPP for the disappearance of her son? Because she will not get anything from the CPP. She will get attention if she continue to blame agents of the state. State agents do not snatch communists in malls. They pick them up from communist ‘safehouses’ or shoot them in the wild.

    • http://www.facebook.com/metz.ceprian Buknoy Bisaya

      you have a point..somehow agree with you.

    • http://twitter.com/gemaramil Karlos Aramil

      What an insensible comment . Sa mall nga “inisnatch” si Jonas ng state agent e. At besides, gaya ng post sa ibaba: 
       sigurado ka ba na npa nga si jonas burgos? may katibayan ka ba, nakasuhan ba at nasentensiyahan? oo nasentensyahan kahit pinagsususpetsahan pa lang ng militar..

      There seems to a lot of confusion to leftist label–a label that connotes something evil and demonic. You see, the label Left and Right dates back to the French Revolution where those representatives coming from the landed class, the bankers and capitalist class literally sits on the right side of the hall of the French parliament; and those representatives of the working people and petty proprietors literally sits on left side. The Rightist came to be known as the defenders of the status quo while the Leftists represent progress and reforms as spelled out in their political programs. Because of the strong currents of anti-Communist hysteria and demonization campaign foisted by the Western capitalist powers centered in the US, the leftist term degenerated and evolved into something else in the popular psyche–from something that promotes progress and advancement to something evil and demonic. I come to this insight as a practical student of history, economics and politics.
      So you see, in the Philippines, when you are advocate of reforms and critical of the ills of society you’re branded Leftist, Communist and enemy of the state. This brand is a death warrant for security forces to haunt you down, incarcerate and be subjected to the cruelest condition of state prison and the art of torture perfected by the state, denied of the basic human rights and Constitutional guarantees. This condition practically happened during the Martial Law years and this is still happening now.

      • m1600

        GEM ARAMIL ;”sigurado ka ba na NPA    si Jonas Burgos?” kung matatandaan mo GEM ARAMIL GANYAN DIN ANG SINASABI ng fil-am na si Melissa roxas aktibista lang daw siya pero ng lumabas na ang video niya na kasama ng mga NPA sa Baler quezon biglang naglahong parang bula ang babaeng ito ganyan naman ang style ng NPA pag nahuhuli AKTIBISTA LANG DAW SILA . LOL.

      • http://twitter.com/gemaramil Karlos Aramil

        Kung matatandaan mo nong pinapatay ng AFP si Fr. Pops TENTORIO (dahil kontra ito sa mga minahang pinagtatanggol ng AFP at pinangangalagaan nito ang karapatan ng mga katutubo laban dito) ay NPA raw ito o yung pamilya ng anti-mining activist na Capion — isang buntis at dalawang bata, ay bandido raw ang isang kaanak nito.. Yan naman lagi ang “dahilan” ng AFP pag hindi rebelde, bandido ang pinatay o pinapatay nila kahit ang mga ito ay sibilyang walang kalaban-laban. Di ba?

      • m1600

        HEHE kung natatandan mo din yung mi nasaccre ng NPA sa brgy rano,,digos davao kung saan mi na massacre ng CPP/NPA ang 42 katao bata, matandad kas ama ang dalawang buntis na babae kung saan din pinugautan ang pastor na si ruben Ayap at kanyang kapatid nung una this incidint was blamed sa AFP then sabi ng NPA resulta daw ang casualties ng ligimitimate encounter between the NPA and ARMY pero nung nakuha ng AFP ang pictures ni kdr Benzar hawak pa ang ulo ni pastor AYAP napilitan ang CPP/NPA/NDF na aminin na sila ng ang gumawa ng MASSACRE babayadan nlang daw nila ang mga civilians na biktima nila. For your info din kasama din jan sa nag massacre jan si PARAGo bagong recruit palang siya nuon ng CPP/NPA. LOL

      • http://twitter.com/gemaramil Karlos Aramil

        In the first place outlawed po ang mga NPA kaya nga po rebelde sila e. Ang katungkulan ng AFP ay Serve and protect the people not kill the civillians to serve and protect the interest of ruling class ie, mining companies.  Tama? e wala palang pinagkaiba ang AFP sa mga salot na tinatawag nila? bukod sa pinapalamon ang AFP ng taumbayan (via Tax) at nakauniporme ang AFP? Im not here to defend the your so-called atrocities ng NPA. Ganun man hindi pa rin nun majujustify ang mga “krimeng’ ginawa o ginagawa ng AFP. Kaya wag mo nang subukan.

      • m1600

        NPA is not a REBEL group AS WHAT YOU CLAIMED  thEYr are terrorist just like the ABU SAYAF. Same here I am not defending crimes committed by uniformrd personnel.

      • http://twitter.com/gemaramil Karlos Aramil

        Okay call it what you want. e, ang AFP po ba? defenders? as far as I am concern gawaing terorista din ang ginagawa nila. Yun nga lang “ligal” na TERORISTA ang AFP. tama po ba? tama rin yung post sa ibaba, kayo rin naman ang numero unong rekruter ng NPA eh.

    • superpilipinas

      Dissident mother? Can you google any news report or even AFP report that accused Jonas Burgos to be a dissident.

      He-he-he. Even AFP does not consider Jonas a dissident. Ask the CPP? …now that’s wild. 

    • AlexanderAmproz

      I feel to vomit !

      All my respect to this courageous Mother,
      good luck Madame Burgos, the world is praying for your success.

      A highly respectable Citizen fight for Justice and freedom

  • dinadaga

    Di naman naiiba ang appointment na ito. Yung bagong commissioner ng comelec si Pnoy pa mismo ang nagpiyansa. Ang mahalaga ay may tiwala si Pnoy sa kanyang appointee at alam niya na mapapawalang sala ang mga ito. 

  • AlexanderAmproz

    Appointment’s are often used as a protection,
    Remember when Ate Glue promoted Palparan as General in Iraq,
    for an disgusting colonial purpose.

    Time is overdue to clean the Augeas stall…..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_44QGTQXFYHNVPNMX453LWBPMXM Opel

    the communist and the military do the same thing. its just sad that it is the family of the one who disappeared who takes the emotional brunt of the tragedy. 

    • AlexanderAmproz

      Not the same thing, in fact the exact opposite,
      what you are naming “communists” are only poor peoples
      seeking for the inexistent justice,
      tired of the out numbered army abuses, 
      done to favor disgruntled criminals belonging to the elites gangs,
      too often on land-grabbing purposes or some others abundant dirty politics,

      turning the country into a slave colony.

      • MULEN

        Are you into drugs or something? You’re way too incoherent.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Are you speaking for your self ?

        Have been in most remotes places of the country,
        my comments are what I have seen personally in
        Mountain Provinces, Negros Oriental and Mindanao,
        even mass murders run by Consunji himself in Sultan Kudarat,
        two Huey helicopters, machines gun, Manobo’s trying to protect 
        their ancestor lands with spare’s, bow’s and arrow’s,
        J-String dressed. Today those places are looking Moon landscape.

        Don’t forget, you are living in one of the most unfair and criminal society, even China, Burma, and many African countries are better,
        for death squad, Private armies, land grabbing,drugs, killing journalists, Dengue, TB, children’s death rate before 5, and so many uncountable records in bad, in that, Philippines is among the best.

        Are you a Consunji or Enrile boy, with such an insane or ignorant post,
        maybe only bad faith !

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_44QGTQXFYHNVPNMX453LWBPMXM Opel

        your statement is nothing more than a worn out leftist propaganda. No one is buying that crap. we have barbarians and idiots on both sides, to claim that communist are merely poor people seeking justice is an insult to all the people being harassed and extorted by this group. the credibility of the CPP is so low that even the most corrupt PNP crocodile will beat it in a rating.  unknown KBL candidates would clobber the CPP higher ups in an election. 

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Did you ever went outside cities ?
        what did you know by your own
        and not by propaganda for simpleton ?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_44QGTQXFYHNVPNMX453LWBPMXM Opel

        we employed former NPAs and military people, some merely joined because of their fascination with guns and had nothing else to do. I been all over luzon, and had dealt with both the military, police and militants. burning buses, mining equipment and other businesses is purely extortion and not for the sake of justice, only the gullible or purely idiotic would say otherwise. we have crocodiles, nincompoops and other animals in the military and police but thats not an accepted policy or norm in the establishment compared to the CPP.
         

  • M C

    What do you expect? Just read all the past issues of the Manila Times and see all the violence and forced disappearances in Tarlac province during the time of the former Senator Knee Knoy. Did the former senator did anything to stop the daily occurence of violence in the province? It was the violence in that province which was one of the reason for the declaration of Martial Law. In fact, in one of the interview with a foreign journalist, the father acknowledged direct participation in those atrocities.  If the father did not just do anything with what was happening in Tarlac at that time, do you expect the son to do otherwise?



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