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Why didn’t gov’t see the disappeared?

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President Aquino: ‘You would be judged’ //inset Desaparecido Jonas Burgos, whose case remains unresolved. INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

It has been seven years since Edita Burgos’ son, farmer-activist Jonas Burgos, was abducted in Quezon City, and despite losing hope that she will find justice under the Aquino administration, she continues to draw strength from family and friends.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

You vowed to help, Edita Burgos reminds Aquino


Exactly seven years after the abduction of farmer-activist Jonas Burgos, his mother Edita has reminded President Aquino of his promise to conduct a “dedicated and exhaustive investigation” that would eventually reunite her with her son.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Jonas Burgos mother: Año’s promotion doesn’t change anything

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The mother of Jonas Burgos said the promotion of Brigadier General Eduardo Año to major general does not negate his alleged involvement in her activist son’s disappearance.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Edita Burgos: Army major covering up for higher-ups

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More than six years have passed since farmer-activist Jonas Burgos disappeared after he was reportedly seized by military men from a restaurant in Quezon City. His mother Edita, however, remains hopeful that she will be reunited with her son.   “I want to find him. Granting that it is God’s will that we will not […]

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Resto worker gives away Army major in Jonas Burgos abduction

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It was a restaurant busboy’s word against that of a military officer. Citing an eyewitness account of the 2007 Jonas Burgos abduction, a Quezon City court has ordered the arrest of an Army major in what may be the most significant development by far in the case of the missing farmer-activist.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »