INVALID ARREST?

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/02/2017

CHR-7 chief Arvin Odron says the warrantless arrest of murder suspect Jordan Gera ‘fell short of standard’ Was the arrest of murder suspect Jordan Gera legal? The director of the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas…

CHR-7 STEPS INTO SLAY OF COP, WIFE

Nestle L. Semilla 08/16/2017

The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has stepped in to investigate the deaths of alleged rogue policeman PO3 Ryan Martus Quiamco, and his wife Rizalyn. The CHR probe came amid allegations from Quiamco’s family…

CHR-7 unfazed by Speaker Alvarez’s ‘zero budget’ threat

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/08/2017

  The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will continue to investigate cases of abuses referred to their office even if this would mean loss of their office allocation coming from the national government. Lawyer…

CHR-7 acting chief says he will look into lawyer’s claim of cops coaching witnesses

Nestle L. Semilla 06/18/2017

  The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas will conduct an investigation on claims of the legal defense team of Provincial Board Member Niño Boniel of alleged police coaching of two witnesses to implicate their client.…

NO JAIL TIME FOR ESPINOSA KILLERS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Joey Gabieta 12/07/2016

Just as the wheels of justice started moving, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he would not allow the policemen who allegedly killed Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. to go to jail. The statement from the country’s…

Lack of witnesses delay case filing

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/18/2016

THERE are 312 drug-related incidents being looked into by the Commission on Human Rights – CHR 7 since May 22, this year. Of the number, only 20 cases have been docketed for full blown investigation and those…

CHR-7 CRIES MURDER

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/29/2016

Policemen barged into his house in Barangay Tisa, Cebu City, while his mother and grandmother pleaded for his life. Moments later, the unarmed 22-year-old drug suspect was shot thrice. He also lost a tooth. A Philippine National…

Barok’s mother seeks help from CHR

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus 08/16/2016

THE Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) is now looking into at least 132 cases of deaths of drug suspects in the region that bore marks of extrajudicial killings. The multiple deaths occurred in just…

Three drug suspects shot dead in Cebu as count nears 100

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores, Norman V. Mendoza, Rene Alima 08/08/2016

THREE more suspected drug users were shot dead in separate incidents in Cebu City yesterday dawn, raising to 96 the number of slain drug suspects since July 1. One of the victims, a still unidentified man, had…

Human rights body to probe slay of Kerwin’s alleged cohort

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/05/2016

THE slay of an alleged cohort of suspected drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. in Cebu City has caught the attention of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR). Leo Villarino, CHR-7 chief investigator, said they are looking…

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