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'Secret' Jail Cell In Manila Discovered, Police Asked Stunned CHR Reps Silly Questions - The Inquisitr

“Aren't you happy that the 12 of them are all alive?” asked MPD Station 1 Commander Robert Domingo to the Commission on Human Rights representatives after the discovery of secret jail cell situated behind a bookshelf in Tondo, Manila, on Thursday night.and more »

Philippines: Release and Protect “Secret Jail” Detainees - Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Philippine government should immediately release the alleged drug suspects unlawfully detained in a Manila police station “secret jail,” and ensure their protection after release, Human Right Watch said today. The official Commission ...and more »

CHR team finds detainees in 'secret' police cell - Rappler

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – In an unannounced jail visit Thursday, April 27, a team from the Commission of Human Rights (CHR) found about 12 men and women allegedly illegally detained in a "lock-up cell" hidden behind a bookshelf in Police ...and more »

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 28, 2017 - Rappler

Hello Rappler readers,. Secret lock-up cell in a police station? And you think you've heard everything scary about the cops. A surprise investigation on Thursday, April 27, by a team from the Commission on Human rights uncovered a hidden lock-up cell ...and more »

Philippine 'Drug War' Spawns Unlawful Secret Jail - Human Rights Watch

The Philippines' official Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday exposed the latest abuses linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's “war on drugs” – an unlawful secret detention facility in a Manila police station. CHR representatives led media to ...and more »

Secret jail in Tondo? 'We really don't know,' says NCR chief - Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – It's a hidden jail that “is not really a secret” but whose purpose is not clear, according to top officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) who visited a police station where the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) found a ...and more »

Philippines: Impartial investigation needed after 'secret jail cell' discovered - Amnesty International UK

Following today's suspension of more than a dozen police officers and the announcement of an internal investigation into revelations that 12 people were detained illegally in a cramped “secret jail cell” in Manila on drugs-related charges, Champa Patel ...and more »

Duterte slammed over discovery of abused prisoners in secret cell in Manila - USA TODAY

Human rights groups in the Philippiines are calling for an investigation into the discovery of a secret jail cell where 12 prisoners were allegedly abused as part of President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial war on drugs. The cramped, windowless cell ...and more »

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines - Human Rights Watch (press release)

President Rodrigo Duterte took office as president of the Philippines on June 30, 2016. Duterte campaigned on an explicit platform to apply extrajudicial measures, including killings of criminal suspects, to “solve drugs, criminality, and corruption in ...and more »

Secret Philippine police cell: Where detainees 'urinate and do bowel movements in plastic bags' -

Manila: Filipino detainees inside a police station in Manila's nototious slum district claim they were tortured and asked for money in exchange for their freedom, a human rights campaigner reported. And because of a lack of toilet facilities in the ...and more »