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…

Oliva: CHR helps human rights victims in marginalized sectors

Morexette B. Erram 09/15/2017

HUMAN rights not only pertain to victims of the war on illegal drugs, said Mandaue City Treasurer Regal Oliva, a staunch advocate of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) rights. In her Facebook page, she reported that…

CHR WON’T BACK DOWN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 09/14/2017

Lawyers, militants criticized CHR’s P1,000 budget for 2018 An annual budget of P1,000 will not deter the spirit of those working in the Commission on Human Rights (CHR). Instead, it will fuel their passion to perform their…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 09/13/2017

P1K FOR CHR Netizens were aghast and angry at Congress for voting 119–32 to allocate a P1,000 budget to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) which questioned the extrajudicial killings that occur in the Duterte administration’s war…

NO STOPPING CHR PROBE

Inquirer, Nestle L. Semilla 09/09/2017

The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will proceed with investigating policemen linked to killings of drug suspects and will still expect cooperation from the Philippine National Police (PNP). CHR-7 Director Arvin Odron issued this…

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