2018 CHR budget - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2018 CHR budget


Legislators explain yes, no, abstain, non-votes for slashed CHR budget

Sep 13, 2017 - 5:56 PM

How did your representative explain his or her stand on the controversial move to slash the CHR budget for 2018 to a mere P1 000?

SLASH THE BUDGET. Legislators in favor of slashing the CHR budget stand to be recognized during viva voce voting on September 12, 2017. Screengrab from the House livestream

How the House voted for a P1,000 CHR budget

Sep 13, 2017 - 8:58 AM

In the end more than 100 voted for the budget slash 31 against and close to 100 remained silent

CHR BUDGET VOTE. Legislators, including minority member Representative Lito Atienza (center) deliberate after session was suspended during discussions on the CHR budget. Screengrab from the House of Representatives livestream

Want bigger CHR budget? Alvarez says Gascon should resign

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:27 PM

Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon however says he will not resign as doing so will lead to making the institution forever at the mercy of politics