House panel endorses enactment of Human Rights Defenders' Act

The House Committee on Human Rights approved Monday, Nov. 15 the proposed Human Rights Defenders Act that guarantees specific rights for them and enumerates government’s various responsibilities to protect them. Rep. Bayani Fernando 2 Chaired by Marikina City Rep. Bayani Fernando, the House panel consolidated three bills filed by progressive … Continue reading House panel endorses enactment of Human Rights Defenders' Act