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CHR refutes Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar’s pronouncement that the CHR cleared President Duterte

21 February 2017 PRESS STATEMENT download as PDF The CHR issues this statement in response to Presidential Communications’ Secretary Martin Andanar’s statement stating that the CHR had cleared the President from the extrajudicial killings including his involvement in the Davao Death Squad.  The CHR wishes to stress that in its Resolution, entitled “In re: Extra-Judicial […]

CHR Statement on the Suspension of the Anti-Drug Campaign

31 January 2017 PRESS STATEMENT Download as PDF   The Commission on Human Rights welcomes the recent pronouncement of Chief PNP Ronald dela Rosa that all anti-drug operations shall stop nationwide while the PNP shall focus on internal cleansing.  It is a recognition that the campaign is fraught with flaws and susceptible to abuse.  It […]

CHR Statement on the Official Invitation of the Philippines to the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions

21 December 2016 PRESS STATEMENT (download as PDF) CHR Statement on the Official Invitation of the Philippines to the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions The Commission on Human Rights back in October, welcomed the official announcement of the Philippine Government on its invitation to the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary […]

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