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Gordon welcomes CHR’s support to Senate bill on reporting of prison deaths


Gordon welcomes CHR’s support to Senate bill on reporting of prison deaths
December 20, 2021 Press Releases

Senator Richard J. Gordon today welcomed the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)'s support to a measure mandating accurate reporting of deaths and illnesses of persons deprived of liberty (PDLs)... Read more

On Human Rights Day, Gordon asks public to defend our rights and democratic institutions


On Human Rights Day, Gordon asks public to defend our rights and democratic institutions
December 11, 2021 Press Releases

Senator Richard J. Gordon called on Filipinos to resist attempts by some quarters to infringe on our basic human rights and defend the integrity of our democratic institutions, especially duri... Read more

Gordon pays tribute to the late human rights chair Gascon


Gordon pays tribute to the late human rights chair Gascon
October 11, 2021 Press Releases

Senator Richard J. Gordon today paid homage to the late Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon as he filed Senate Resolution 926 honouring him for his vir... Read more

Gordon bats for ‘survivorship benefits’ to deceased prosecutors’ families


Gordon bats for ‘survivorship benefits’ to deceased prosecutors’ families
September 08, 2021 Press Releases

Senator Richard J. Gordon today pushed for the immediate passage into law of a measure granting benefits to the surviving legitimate spouse and dependent children of deceased retired members o... Read more

Community Service Bill to decongest jails, avert its accompanying humanitarian crisis - Gordon


Community Service Bill to decongest jails, avert its accompanying humanitarian crisis - Gordon
June 04, 2019 Press Releases

Senator Richard J. Gordon said the passage on third and final reading of the bill seeking to require community service in lieu of imprisonment for offenses punishable by a jail term ranging fr... Read more