Tags: High Commissioner on Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

‘No let-up on human rights abuses despite UN reso,  joint program in PH’ – advocates

In her oral update, Bachelet urged political aspirants on all sides to “set aside the ugly rhetoric against human rights defenders, attack (on) independent media, or (in condoning) extra-judicial killings and other violations and abuses.”

Killing of Randall Echanis brought to UN’s attention

“We call on all member states of the UN Human Rights Council to be seized of the seriousness of the human rights situation in the Philippines and to adopt all the recommendations in your June 30 report on the human rights situation in the Philippines,” ICHRP Chairperson Peter Murphy said in his letter to Bachelet.