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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

JONAS Burgos

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 »

Bring back raps vs generals, kin of Burgos ask


The lawyers of the family of missing farmer-activist Jonas Burgos has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reconsider its decision dismissing arbitrary detention charges against military intelligence chief Gen. Eduardo Año and another Philippine Army officer.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Military officer linked to activist’s abduction gets promotion despite mother’s plea

Eduardo Año. FILE PHOTO

Despite opposition from the mother of a kidnapped activist, Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) chief Eduardo Año was confirmed the Commission on Appointments that also approved the appointments of 68 other military officers on Wednesday.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CA okays 69 military officers’ appointments

Eduardo Año. FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Appointments on Wednesday confirmed the ad interim appointments of 69 military officers, including that of Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) chief Eduardo Año.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cardinal Tagle tells Edita Burgos not to lose hope in search for Jonas


It has been six years since farmer-activist Jonas Burgos disappeared, but his mother Edita never wavered in hoping and believing that he is still alive.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NBI joins CHR in probe of Jonas Burgos disappearance


The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will join the Commission on Human Rights in conducting further investigation on the disappearance of activists Jonas Burgos.

Posted: April 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC orders AFP: Find soldiers in Jonas Burgos case

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The Supreme Court has granted a temporary protection order (TPO) to Edita Burgos and members of her immediate family following her presentation of new evidence linking more soldiers to the 2007 disappearance of her farmer-activist son, Jonas.

Posted: April 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

SC orders DoJ, NBI to protect family of Jonas Burgos


The Supreme Court has ordered the Department of Justice and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to provide security and protection to the family of missing activist Jonas Burgos.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace vows justice for Jonas Burgos based on evidence


As new evidence surfaced purportedly implicating the Armed Forces of the Philippines in the 2007 abduction of Jonas Burgos, Malacañang said on Tuesday that courts exacted justice based on evidence and presumed suspects to be innocent until proven guilty.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

SC asked to admit new evidence on Jonas Burgos case

This photo posted on freejonasburgosmovement.blogspot.com was allegedly taken after Jonas Burgos was abducted in 2007.

The family of missing activist Jonas Burgos on Monday asked the Supreme Court to order the Court of Appeals to admit new evidence surrounding the disappearance of Burgos and conduct further hearing on the case.

Posted: April 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Jonas Burgos’ ma loses hope with spy chief appointment


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.

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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