Commission on Human Rights Chair Chito Gascon didn’t cease his feelings after he witnessed how the majority of the members of the home of the representatives solely gave ₱1000 budget for his workplace subsequent yr.
In the picture posted by Facebook fan web page VovPh, the CHR chair who appears nonetheless devastated by the resolution of the congress, noticed being comforted by some of the members of the home of the representatives while they’re exiting the hall.
After the heated debate whether or not the congress ought to give solely ₱1000 to CHR, the movement of 1-SAGIP party-list Representative Rodante Morcoleta to cut back the company budget to P1,000 nonetheless received the vote of the majority of the members of the congress.
With a vote of 119 in the affirmative, 32 in the damaging, the home of the consultant authorised the ₱1000 budget for CHR, it signifies that if the President authorised the budget, it’s virtually unattainable to the workplace of Chito Gascon to operate and even pay for month-to-month payments.
“You are supposed to investigate all human rights violations irrespective of any group, any location whether they are soldiers, policemen, NPA, members of the Maute group. There shouldn’t be a selective application. You can condemn but that is not the function of the CHR,” Marcoleta mentioned.
But Buhay party-list Representative Lito Atienza registered their opposition to Marcoleta’s movement.
“Kapag in-abolish ito ngayon, wala nang pupuntahan ang ating bansa,” Atienza mentioned.
Atienza even prompt a better budget for CHR and the congress ought to give the workplace ₱2-B budget for 2018.
Since final yr, the Commission on Human Rights slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s conflict towards unlawful medicine which they believed turned the motive of many human rights violation in the Philippines.
In reply, President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to abolish the CHR as he continued defending the cops who solely doing their obligation in preventing criminality.
“And when the time comes, ‘yung CHR, ‘yung opisina dito, you are better abolished,” Duterte mentioned throughout a press convention on July.