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CHR Statement on the Creation of a Presidential Task Force against Media Killings

06 December 2016 PRESS STATEMENT (download as PDF) CHR Statement on the Creation of a Presidential Task Force against Media Killings The Commission on Human Rights responds, with great appreciation, to the official announcement of the Philippine Government on the establishment of a Presidential Task Force against media killings. Administrative Order 1 (AO No. 1), […]

CHR calls for zero tolerance on VAW: Challenge leaders not to be perpetrators but to lead campaign against VAW

06 December 2016 PRESS STATEMENT (download as PDF) CHR calls for zero tolerance on VAW: Challenge leaders not to be perpetrators but to lead campaign against VAW This 25th of November, the world remembers the death of the Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic. They opposed the rule of Dictator Trujillo, and their murder spurned […]

CHR Statement On The Supreme Court Decision Regarding The Burial Of The Remains Of Ferdinand E. Marcos At The Libingan Ngmga Bayani

08 November 2016 PRESS STATEMENT (download as PDF) CHR STATEMENT ON THE SUPREME COURT DECISION REGARDING THE BURIAL OF THE REMAINS OF FERDINAND E. MARCOS AT THE LIBINGAN NGMGA BAYANI The Supreme Court has decided. The pursuit of justice, human rights and rule of law continues. In the Memorandum submitted by the Commission on Human […]

Press Statement Of The CHR On The Death Of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa

November 5, 2016 PRESS STATEMENT (download as PDF) PRESS STATEMENT OF THE CHR ON THE DEATH OF ALBUERA MAYOR ROLANDO ESPINOSA The reported death of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa today, while in detention at the Baybay City Provincial Jail, raises serious questions on the responsibility of the State to protect persons deprived of liberty, especially […]

CHR condemns violent dispersal, will conduct own investigation

OCTOBER 20, 2016 PRESS STATEMENT (download as PDF) CHR condemns violent dispersal, will conduct own investigation The Commission strongly condemns the violence that erupted during the rally conducted along Roxas Boulevard in front of the US Embassy. The Commission expresses serious concerns over videos posted online and reported by various media outlets which show a […]

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