By Jeannette I. Andrade
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 [...]
By Maila Ager
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.
By Leila B. Salaverria
After the Court of Appeals decision holding the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) responsible for Jonas Burgos’ enforced disappearance, President Aquino must remove from office and investigate top military officials implicated in the incident, according to Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares.
By TJ Burgonio
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.