Tag: Commission on Human Rights
Opening Remarks of CHR Chairperson Atty. Richard P. Palpal-latoc, 17 February 2023 Distinguished guests, our partners, the Civil Society Organizations, colleagues from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Signe Poulsen and Ms Arbena Kuriu, fellow human rights defenders, friends, ladies and gentlemen, a pleasant morning to all! It is an […]
Continuing rights violations belie PBBM’s promise to protect human rights, CSOs call govt to adopt stakeholder recommendations as UN review of PH human rights situation nearsAugust 11, 2022
At the conclusion of a series of consultation-workshops on the state of human rights in the country, over 100 civil society organizations (CSOs) noted continuing rights violations and impunity in the new administration. They pointed out that this runs contrary to the promise President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr made in June, at a meeting with the UN resident Coordinator to the Philippines, to protect human rights during his administration.
Communique of the Stakeholders in the CSOs Consultation on the United Nations Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines, June 22 and 23, 2022June 25, 2022
The state of the country’s civil and political rights (CPR) and economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) has worsened in the last six years of the outgoing administration of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. The incoming Marcos administration should make the Duterte administration accountable for its grave human rights abuses including its criminal liability for its bloody […]