CHR condemns Abu Sayyaf attack, calls for the protection of civilians

31 August 2017 PRESS RELEASE  CHR CONDEMNS ABU SAYYAF ATTACK, CALLS FOR THE PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) condemns the attack of the Abu Sayyaf group in Maluso, Basilan, last August 21, resulting in the death of nine people. CHR also calls for the protection of civilians in terrorist-stricken areas.  Armed skirmishes in Basilan and other areas of […]

CHR, PNP agree on more transparent reporting of deaths related to gov’t drug campaign

29 August 2017 PRESS RELEASE   CHR, PNP agree on more transparent reporting of deaths related to gov’t drug campaign  QUEZON CITY—Officials of both the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) met on Tuesday, 29 August 2017, at Camp Crame, Quezon City to discuss possible partnerships towards protecting human rights […]

Statement of the Commission on Human Rights on the President’s commitment to bring justice to Kian Loyd delos Santos’s death

24 August 2017 PRESS STATEMENT Statement of the Commission on Human Rights on the President’s commitment to bring justice to Kian Loyd delos Santos’s death The Commission on Human Rights expresses its profound sympathies to the family, friends, and loved ones of Kian Loyd delos Santos. At the same time, we welcome the President’s commitment in […]

CHR calls for review of house-to-house drug testing policy, stresses need to protect rights of all

24 August 2017 PRESS RELEASE CHR calls for review of house-to-house drug testing policy, stresses need to protect rights of all QUEZON CITY—The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) expresses concern over the ongoing house-to-house drug testing reportedly conducted by police forces in Payatas and nearby barangays in Quezon City, Metro Manila, citing possible human rights […]

CHR expresses alarm over high number of deaths, commences motu proprio investigations

20 August 2017 PRESS RELEASE CHR expresses alarm over high number of deaths, commences motu proprio investigations QUEZON CITY—The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) expresses alarm over the unprecedented surge in the number of deaths in less than a week, with counts reaching 80, in the towns of Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and areas in Metro […]

CHR reiterates stance on the death penalty in End Crime, Not Life Public Forum

17 August 2017 QUEZON CITY—The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) stressed its opposition to the reinstatement of the death penalty in the Philippines, asserting that it has never deterred heinous crimes from happening in the country. “Death penalty does not deter crimes. In fact, crime rates went down by 18.8% even without the death penalty,” […]

Bombing of lumad schools against int’l humanitarian law – CHR

QUEZON CITY—The Commission on Human Rights took a stand against threats to bomb lumad schools saying that it would violate the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) that gives protection to non-combatants, civilians, as well as civilian properties and institutions, during armed conflict. “Paalala lang na ang pambobomba ng mga eskwelahan, ospital o anumang institusyong sibilyan ay […]

Statement of the Commission on Human Rights  on the passage of the Anti-Hospital Deposit Law

09 August 2017 Statement of the Commission on Human Rights on the passage of the Anti-Hospital Deposit Law The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) lauds the passage of the Republic Act No. 10932, otherwise known as the “Anti-Hospital Deposit Law,” especially in its intent to increase the penalties for the refusal of hospitals and clinics […]

Request for Expression of Interest (RFEI) Consulting Services for the Preparation of TOR, Design Parameters and Tender Document for the Design and Construction of the CHR Pre-Fabricated Structures

Request for Expression of Interest (RFEI) for the Consulting Services for the Preparation of TOR, Design Parameters and Tender Document for the Design and Construction of the CHR Pre-Fabricated Structures Download File: Request for Expression of Interest