Day: November 10, 2011

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Would the request of a victim’s mother be enough for the police to investigate the alleged involvement of an Army officer in the enforced disappearance of activist Jonas Burgos? This was the question posed by lawyer Ricardo Fernandez, counsel of Jonas’s mother Edita Burgos, to Gen. Samuel Pagdilao,…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) in Panay lashed out against the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and its attempts to justify the Aquino administration’s release of some P31 million ($720 thousand) to the break-away faction of the RPA-ABB based in Panay and Negros Islands. Bayan-Panay based its criticism…