By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL
BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera human rights watchdog called for stronger intervention by the United Nations against countries that violate human rights during the second round presentation of the Amnesty International Philippines’ 2013 report here, June 14.Cordillera Human Rights Alliance (CHRA) Secretary General Jude Baggo urged UN intervention for human rights in reaction to the report of Amnesty International Philippines Human Rights Officer Romel deVera that nations all over the world continue to violate peoples’ rights.
Baggo called on the United Nations (UN) to be more active at calling to attention countries that do not adhere to conventions and treaties for the protection of human rights that they have signed. He added that the UN should exert more pressure on erring States to abide by existing human rights treaties and laws. Read the rest of this entry →