Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act - updates

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Martial Law victims, kin: Still no justice, full compensation after decades

Jul 09, 2019 - 6:37 PM

'Hanggang ngayon wala pa kaming katarungan,' says Helena Jimenez, whose husband disappeared following his arrest on August 17, 1985

House OKs longer validity of Martial Law victims' compensation

Aug 29, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Legislators vote 213-0-0 to approve the joint resolution that would extend the validity of the Martial Law victims' compensation until December 31, 2019

BANTAYOG WALL. Relatives of victims of Martial Law light candles at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Wall of Remembrance to honor the heroism of their fallen kin. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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WATCH: How much compensation are Martial Law victims entitled to?

May 11, 2017 - 11:35 PM

Each victim may receive a sum of P25 000 to as much as P250 000

Briones: CHR reviewing human rights education in K to 12

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones also urges education stakeholders to raise learners to be citizens of both the Philippines and the global society

Back to the future: Resetting priorities for peace

Feb 13, 2016 - 2:30 PM

The consideration of the BBL has been postponed till after the national elections in May 2016 This enforced hiatus may be an opportunity to address the issues linked to transitional justice and the peace process

Human rights and making amends

Mar 11, 2014 - 10:30 AM

If we do not struggle with all that we have and do all that we can to vindicate our rights we not only condemn our rights to death we also condemn our hopes and our dreams our present and our children’s future

PCGG welcomes Singapore court decision on Marcos' Swiss funds

Jan 04, 2014 - 11:34 PM

3 other claimants to the Swiss fund do not convince Singapore s top court that they are legally or beneficially entitled to the funds

PNB WINS. The Philippine National Bank gets the legal title to former President Ferdinand Marcos' ill-gotten wealth. File photo by AFP.

Human rights law signing to mark EDSA anniv

Feb 24, 2013 - 12:06 PM

The signing of a law recognizing victims of human rights violations during the Marcos administration will be one of the highlights of the 27th anniversary celebration of the EDSA People Power revolt