CHR PROBES KILLING OF JAGUAR ‘PROTECTOR’

Norman V. Mendoza and Nestle L. Semilla 06/11/2018

Police claim Senior Insp. Hortezuela killed in shootout during a drug bust; family cries for justice The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has stepped in to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of…

Con-com votes to make CHR an independent constitutional body

Inquirer.net 04/16/2018

The Consultative Committee (Con-com) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution on Monday voted to elevate the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to an independent constitutional body in the draft Charter that they would propose to President Rodrigo…

CHR to invite Ungab’s wife to shed light on husband’s slay

Futch Anthony Inso 03/07/2018

The wife of slain lawyer Jonnah John Ungab will be invited by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR-7) to shed light on the murder of her husband. But CHR-7 Special Investigator IV Leo Villarino was quick to…

19 VICTIMS IN 11 DAYS

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/26/2018

Authorities say there is nothing to be alarmed; CHR, biz-group, not so Blood spilled in some parts of Metro Cebu in the past 11 days. At least 19 persons were gunned down in the cities of Cebu,…

CHR to review guidelines of Cebu’s detention facility

Morexette B. Erram 02/19/2018

The Commission on Human Rights of Central Visayas (CHR – 7) is set to review the operations manual and guidelines of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Lawyer Arvin Odron, CHR – 7 regional director,…

THINK TWICE

Inna Gian Mejia, Morexette B. Erram 12/11/2017

CHR to Osmeña: Giving P50K reward to cops who can kill criminals may lead to abuses The director of the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) on Monday cautioned Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and…

MCPO chief: We’ll help in CHR probe on Umpad brods’ death

Miguel Ermac 10/10/2017

THE Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) chief has assured the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas of their cooperation in the right body’s investigation on the death of the three Umpad brothers, who were killed in…

BRGY TIP BOX

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/09/2017

Boxes to be placed in villages where residents can drop names of those involved in drugs, corruption; CHR, church wary This is one drop box where you don’t want your name to be drawn. The Department of…

CHR PROBE STARTS

Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 10/03/2017

Investigation to center on circumstances behind deaths of three brothers who were just released from jail As Mandaue City police insist that the deaths of the three Umpad brothers were the result of a legitimate buy-bust operation…

Rendering CHR inutile

Editorial 09/15/2017

It’s not that Congress is determined to abolish the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) especially after being on the receiving end of a public backlash over its passage of a paltry P1,000 budget for the agency. As…

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