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Checklist on children’s rights pushed

A party-list lawmaker has challenged local and national legislators in the country to observe a checklist of rights of children that are contained in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

MANILA, Philippines (Tempo) – The Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA) has asked President Benigno S. Aquino III release all political prisoners, especially the elderly and sickly among them. “The Marcos military government imprisoned hundreds of political prisoners to muffle the people’s resistance against the dictatorial rule of Marcos. The President’s mother, […]

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