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Bistek could face raps for slapping drug suspect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista could face charges for slapping a drug suspect who was caught red-handed with P15 worth of shabu during a buy-bust operation last Friday. Bautista has apologized to the public for the incident, […]

PNP to cooperate with CHR probe on SONA rally dispersal

MANILA, July 29 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police is ready to cooperate with the Commission on Human Rights in probing Monday’s dispersal of groups protesting President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address. The PNP will help shed […]

Cudia asks SC to consider CHR findings regarding dismissal

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Dismissed PMA Cadet Jeff Aldrin Cudia has asked the Supreme Court to consider the Commission on Human Rights findings that he was not guilty of the offense as earlier decided by the Philippine Military Academy. In his […]

Sandra cam to wait for De Lima to release Napoles’ list

MANILA, May 8 (Mabuhay) — Whistleblowers Association of the Philippines (WAP) president Sandra Cam on Thursday said that she will wait for Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima to release first the list given to her by Janet Lim Napoles […]

CHR chief wants Duterte’s ‘gladly kill’ remark removed from Senate records

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks against alleged rice smuggler Davidson Bangayan has “undermined” a government institution and should be removed from official Senate records, Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairwoman Etta Rosales said Wednesday. In...

CHR chief nixes bid to revive death penalty, blames ‘flawed’ justice system

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Commission on Human Rights chair Etta Rosales on Thursday rejected the proposal to revive death penalty in the Philippines, saying it’s more important to improve the country’s justice system first. Rosales said she does not believe that […]

Bong Revilla cries foul on bid to cancel his passport

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Friday said his basic human rights were “trampled upon” when the Department of Justice (DOJ) moved to have his passport cancelled after he was implicated in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel […]

Ampatuans plea not guilty to murder of 58th massacre victim

MANILA, May 29 (Mabuhay) -– Seventy-eight suspects in the gruesome 2009 Maguindanao massacre entered a not guilty plea to a 58th murder charge on Wednesday. Former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Zaldy Ampatuan, former Datu Unsay Mayor Andal […]

Martial law victims to get P500k each — solon

MANILA, Jan 29 (Mabuhay) — Victims of human rights violations during the Martial Law regime of former President Ferdinand Marcos will get an estimated P500,000 each with the passage of the Marcos Compensation Bill. Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, a […]

CHR sets probe vs. ‘child abuse’ issue in ‘Willing Willie’

MANILA, March 29 (PNA) – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said Tuesday it is poised to investigate the reported “forced dance” number of a child in the television program of actor Willie Revillame. CHR Chairperson Loretta Ann Rosales said […]