anti-torture act - updates

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CHR: Makati cops in strip-search video violated Anti-Torture Act

Jul 05, 2018 - 3:25 PM

(UPDATED) The Commission on Human Rights urges the Philippine National Police 'to open a transparent investigation' to hold the perpetrators accountable

Duterte to 'look into' secret Manila jail cell

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:04 PM

Senators call for ‘swift justice’ against the policemen responsible for the secret jail cell A House inquiry is being pushed

SECRET JAIL CELL. NCRPO chief Oscar Albayalde with Station 1 commander Superintendent Roberto Domingo at Manila Police Station 1 in Raxabago, Tondo, Manila. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

#TalkThursday: Police torture in the Philippines

Dec 05, 2014 - 4:01 PM

Police torture reports prevail despite the passing of the Anti Torture Act in 2009

Police torture 'rife, routine' in PH – Amnesty report

Dec 04, 2014 - 10:38 AM

The tolerance of human rights abuses among Philippine police persists despite the country s global image as a champion for human rights says an Amnesty International report