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For every one killed or disappeared, hundreds replace them – Edita Burgos

“It is amazing how, an injustice, whether this be an extrajudicial killing, an enforced disappearance or torture, gives birth to people who would have otherwise lived a different life, but had now taken up the cudgels for the killed, the disappeared and the tortured.” – Edita Burgos, mother of missing activist Jonas Burgos

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Mrs. Edita Burgos, mother of desaparecidos Joseph Jonas Burgos, said on Tuesday that the failure of the commanding officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and its Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to attend the hearing of the Court of Appeals seems to indicate that it…