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CHR asks gov’t to divulge real coronavirus score in prisons

THE Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has taken the government of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to task for lack of transparency in reporting coronavirus deaths inside the country’s jails and prisons.

CHR flagged for repairs of depreciated vehicles

THE Commission on Audit (CoA) called out the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for the use and repair costs of its depreciated vehicles.

CHR to boost inquiry on human rights violations in drug war,...

THE COMMISSION on Human Rights (CHR) aims to strengthen its investigation on human rights violation cases in relation to President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s nationwide war on drugs in 2019.

Sulu gov’t awaits CHR report on Patikul incident

THE SULU provincial government, led by Governor Abdusakur A. Tan II, hosted a meeting on Sept. 17 with members of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), non-government organizations, local officials and family members of the seven men who were killed on Sept. 14 during an encounter with the military.

ConCom elevates CHR as constitutional body

By Camille A. Aguinaldo THE Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution voted 16-1-1 on Monday to elevate the Commission on Human Rights...

ConCom: CHR to become independent body in proposed federal government

The Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution, voting 16-1-1, ruled en banc to elevate the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) as...

The Philippine Republic is the CHR

The problem with the Commission on Human Rights is that it was created out of a Kumbaya moment: people all very giddy after the...

Human rights and martial law

Any discussion on human rights and the controversy generated by the slashing by the House of Representatives of the proposed budget of the Commission...

House leaders defend CHR budget cut amid criticism

AMID increasing criticism of the House of Representatives’ measly P1,000 budget for the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) next year, House leaders held a...

Senators: P1,000 for CHR may prompt deadlock on nat’l budget

SENATORS CROSSING party lines have criticized the House of Representatives’ move to limit the Commission on Human Rights’ (CHR) 2018 budget to a measly...

Malacañang: CHR officials may be ‘replaced’

By Ian Nicolas P. Cigaral Reporter MALACAÑANG ON Thursday sought to explain the administration’s plan to abolish two government agencies whose key functions run counter to...