Edita Burgos - updates

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Closure only once 'truth revealed' on Jonas Burgos abduction – family

Apr 27, 2019 - 4:33 PM

'So long as we, the families of the desaparecidos, have our breaths, no one can stop us in our fight to surface our disappeared loved ones,' says Mary Ann Burgos

Human Rights organizations and family members of the desaparecidos gather at the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to remember the 12th year anniversary of the dissapearance of activist Jonas Burgos. Editha Burgos, mother of Jonas, remains hopeful that justice will still prevail and that she will still see her son again. While Jonas' wife, Mean Burgos, hopes that despite the court acquital of Army Major Harry Baliaga Jr. of arbitrary detention charges, justice will still prevail. April 26, 2019.

'Bigger than Jonas': Edita Burgos carries torch for grieving women

Sep 01, 2018 - 10:00 AM

'The search is not just for Jonas but also for all victims...and if I find him, I will continue working for the disappearance of enforced disappearances'

Interview with Edita Burgos in Quezon City on August 27, 2018

10 years later, search for Jonas Burgos continues

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Protesters decry the promotion of Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año but he is adamant he never knew Jonas Burgos

MASKED PROTESTERS. Protesters wearing Jonas Burgos masks gather at the gate of Camp Aguinaldo to commemorate the 10th year of his disappearance. Photo by Desaparecidos

Jonas Burgos mom to PNoy: Is there hope for justice?

Apr 27, 2014 - 11:01 PM

Edita Burgos ask President Aquino if she ll ever get the truth about what happened to her son during the President s term

AN APPEAL. Edita Burgos, mother of activist Jonas Burgos, won't give up on the search for her abducted son. File photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

SC orders DOJ to look into new info on Jonas Burgos

Feb 04, 2014 - 5:18 PM

Edita Burgos claims her son s abductor bears a striking similarity to one of the state agents who arrested supporters of former President Estrada in 2006

GOOD OLD DAYS. Jonas Burgos with his family. File photo from Newsbreak

Judge enters not guilty plea for soldier in Jonas Burgos abduction

Nov 12, 2013 - 7:08 PM

Baliaga asks the court to defer his arraignment but the motion is denied

MOTION DENIED: Court denies Major Harry Baliaga's motion to defer his arraignment. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Burgos mother fails to convince CA on Año

Sep 25, 2013 - 12:36 PM

The CA s decision came after the Department of Justice DOJ cleared Año in the arbitrary detention case filed by Edita Burgos earlier this month

SEARCH CONTINUES. Editha Burgos, mother of missing activist Jonas Burgos, says the search continues for her son even after the confirmation of Brig Gen Eduardo Ano, who she accuses of involvement in his disappearance.

Edita B on LT portrayal: 'Nagulat ako'

Aug 12, 2013 - 10:16 AM

On Lorna Tolentino s remarkable job in Burgos: A Mother s Love

NUANCED TURN. Mrs. Burgos said she was amazed to see herself in LT's performance. Screen grab from YouTube (John Wong)

'Burgos': A film with a deep back story

Aug 10, 2013 - 1:07 PM

Edita Burgos story also highlights activist roots of filmmakers with nuanced turn by Lorna Tolentino and Rocco Nacino

COMPELLING STORY. Edita Burgos with Lorna Tolentino and Rocco Nacino. Photo courtesy of CCP

'Burgos' marks Cinemalaya premiere

Aug 04, 2013 - 6:30 PM

CCP filmfest closes with a bang with Joel Lamangan s politically charged film starring Lorna Tolentino

LT'S 'FIRST INDIE.' Mrs. Burgos is all praise for Lorna's portrayal. Photo from the film's Facebook page

SC issues order to protect Edita Burgos

Apr 12, 2013 - 10:43 AM

The SC orders NBI DOJ to protect Edita Burgos

New evidence in Jonas Burgos case

Apr 01, 2013 - 1:06 PM

Burgos mother asks the Supreme Court to have his case referred back to the Court of Appeals for further hearing

NEW EVIDENCE. This photo of Jonas Burgos was allegedly taken after his abduction in 2007.Photo from http://freejonasburgosmovement.blogspot.com/

Court pins down army in Burgos case

Mar 27, 2013 - 10:36 PM

The Jonas Burgos case is the first of its kind in recent history to reach this far making the police and the military responsible and accountable for his disappearance

ARMY'S ACCOUNTABLE. The CA said the Armed Forces of the Philippines is accountable for Burgos's 2007 abduction.