PHILIPPINES: "Reverse prosecutor's resolution dismissing torture," AHRC asks DoJ — Asian Human Rights Commission
March 16, 2012
(Hong Kong, March 16, 2012) Invoking public interest for the protection of Constitutional and Statutory rights, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) today has written to the Secretary of the Department of Justice (DoJ) asking them to reverse and resolve promptly a petition questioning the dismissal of the complaint of torture by five victims.
Mr. Wong was referring to the Resolution dated July 21, 2011 of Maria Gracella Dela Paz - Malapit, prosecutor of San Fernando City, Pampanga, dismissing the charges for violation of Anti-torture Act of 2009 against P/Supt. Madzgani Mukaram and other police officers "be DISMISSED for insufficiency of evidence".
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