Monday, August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009: Bicameral Session on the Anti-Torture Bills successfully ends
August 17, 2009: Bicameral Session on the Anti-Torture Bills successfully ends. A small picket in front of the senate compound by Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) during the Bicameral Session of Congress for the Anti-Torture Bills took place today. Representatives from TFDP, BALAY, AMNESTY International (AI Philippines), Medical Action Group(MAG), Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance(FIND), Asian Federation Against Disappearnce(AFAD) and Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) were inside the Senate Hall to witness the proceedings which resulted to a final version of the Anti-Torture Bill for transmission to the Office of the President.
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