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Lower House Gives Commission on Human Rights $20-Budget for 2018

The House of Representatives provided the Commission on Human Rights a $20 budget for 2018. Chito Gascon, the commission’s chairman, has been outspoken against President Rodrigo Duterte’s human rights record related to the war on drugs. Senators from both sides, however, promised that the upper chamber would insist on the allotment of a full budget for the commission. If neither side would budge, the budget… Continue reading

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