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CHR urged to monitor, advocate release of elderly political detainees

According to SELDA, there are currently 754 political prisoners in the country, many of whom are critically ill or advanced in age

CHR: No conflict seen with new Marcos rights coordination committee

Palpal-latoc declined to comment in detail about the new committee, saying the new body has yet to formulate its implementing guidelines

CHR: Red-tagging among threats to press freedom

Philippine journalism has long been in a vulnerable state and remains to be overlooked despite its role in preserving the core of our democracy

CHR tells world of red-tagging, misuse of counter-terror measures

CHR is seriously concerned about the Philippine government’s misuse of counter-terrorism measures to curtail the freedom of expression

CHR echoes UN expert’s call to stop red-tagging

The PTFoMS however earlier rejected Khan’s recommendations, alleging the UN expert had pre-judged the government

Threats to defund Philippines human rights body over abortion stance spark...

The CHR chairperson reversed the commission's position on abortion rights on November 15, declaring that the CHR is now "against abortion"

HRW urges Marcos to ensure transparency in appointing members of human...

“President-elect Marcos should appoint commissioners with proven track records of defending human rights,” said Human Rights Watch

Philippine Congress urged to call off moves to revive death penalty

The Commission on Human Rights has earlier also urged Congress to scrap all pending proposals seeking the reimposition of death penalty

‘Haiyan’ survivor calls on rights body to issue report on climate...

In 2015, Filipino activists filed a climate change and rights petition that sought to hold “carbon majors” responsible for the climate crisis

Philippine police told to answer ‘doubts of anomalous arrests’

Authorities should explain the arrest of the seven activists who were accused of possession of firearms and explosives -- CHR

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