A Philippine Human Rights NGO providing Psychosocial Services and Rehabilitation to Internally Displaced Persons and Survivors of Torture and Organized Violence.

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Balay participated in the investigative hearing on the discovery of an  alleged secret detention room which concealed some twelve suspects in a police station in Manila Police District.   The hearing was  convened by the Committee on Human Rights of the House of Representatives on May 29, 2017 in response to  a resolution filed by legislators that have been approached by Balay.

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Around 40 members of the Human Rights Council have  spoken against the controversial extra judicial killings of  persons as a result of the   war-on-drugs policy of the Duterte Administratio, while at least fourteen  other state-parties expressed concern over reports of torture in the Philippines despite the enactment of the Anti Torture Act almost a decade ago.  

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The  establishment of a   mechanism to  implement an integrated  rehabilitation program for torture victims and families of victims of enforced disappearance made progress in the Davao Region in Mindanao  with the convening of an inter-agency forum  in Davao City on May 17, 2017.

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R. A. 9745: Alamin ang anti-Torture Act of 2009

ATL Digest

Published with the support of the Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims (RCT), Copenhagen

Ang tortyur ay masakit, ito ay nag-iiwan ng marka ng sugat sa katawan at kalooban. Maaring isa sa mga kakilala mo, o kamaganak mo ay dumaranas nito. Kailangan na itong mapigilan. Nitong nakalipas na November 10, 2009 ay ipinasa ng ating Kongreso (Pamahalaan) ang anti-torture law bunga na rin ng pagsisikap ng mga organisasyon at indibidwal na nagnanais na matigil na ang tortyur sa ating bansa.

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