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CHR: More cases will be filed vs Palparan

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Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Loretta Ann Rosales on Wednesday assured the public that more cases will be filed against retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan Jr. who was arrested Tuesday in Sta. Mesa, Manila.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CARP beneficiaries fighting eviction jailed

THE ARRESTED farmers in a police vehicle as they are brought to a detention cell in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga province. TONETTE OREJAS/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Police on Wednesday detained for several hours five farmers who fought the demolition of structures in a 130-hectare agrarian reform area in Barangay Maimpis here that a Malacañang order declared to be nonagricultural, paving the way for its sale to a mining company.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Antique relocation questioned


The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has raised questions on the relocation of hundreds of residents of Semirara Island in Antique province by the municipal government of Caluya.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Zamboanga siege evacuee arrested after posting ‘no to relocation’ signs outside tent


For posting “No to Relocation” streamers outside his tent, an evacuee was arrested by police allegedly upon the orders of an employee of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Posted: May 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino must overhaul PMA honor code system – CHR chief


The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said Thursday the Aquino administration must “take action and initiate a total overhaul” of the honor system of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA).

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »