House Speaker to CHR Head: You are Not Performing as a Chairman in the Best of your Ability

If he is asked, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines who also represents the 1st District of Davao del Norte, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez wanted the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to have zero budget next year due to failure of performing their mandated tasks. Speaker Alvarez castigates CHR Head Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon for being silent on innocent civilians victimized by criminals.
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After the congressional budget hearing for the CHR on Monday, Speaker Alvarez told reporters,

Kung ako ang tatanungin ninyo e, zero kapag ganyan ang performance. Bakit? Hindi natin ia-abolish kasi constitutional budget, eh di wag mong bigyan ng budget yan.
During hearing, Alvarez told Gascon:

You are not performing as a chairman in the best of your ability.
He also said:

Itong ating Commission on Human Rights ay ang pino-focus lang ay yung mga karapatan ng criminal at tipong wala silang pakialam dun sa karapatan nung mga biktima nitong mga criminal na ito.

Matagal ko nang inoobserbahan ito na tuwing merong mga massacre na ginagawa itong mga criminals, itong mga drug addicts, tahimik sila.

Parang Pasko sa kanila yun—yung Silent Night—walang comment.

May mga insidente na may namatay at mayroon silang pagdududa na eto ay extra-judicial killing na ginawa nung ating mga [pulis] ay talagang maingay sila. Eh bakit naman gano’n? Akala ko ba ’yung human rights ay para sa lahat. Ay bakit namimili sila ng pinoprotektahan at inaalagaan na karapatan?
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Below is GMA News' report on this issue. Please watch.

ZERO BUDGET DAPAT ANG CHR!
Kahanga-hanga ang pinakitang katapangan ni Speaker Bebot Alvarez na magsalita laban sa CHR kung saan tinanong nya ito sa hearing nila sa kongreso kung bakit ang lagi nitong tinutulungan ay ang mga kriminal kesa ang sambayanang Pilipino na may karapatan din sa seguridad ng buhay. Ayon sa kanya dapat zero budget ang CHR! Mabuhay po kayo Speaker!
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