Statement of CHR Spokesperson, Atty. Jacqueline Ann de Guia, urging the government to ensure just resolution on the “mistaken” arrest of journalist Margarita Valle

Margarita Valle was arrested and detained for 12 hours last 9 June 2019 by elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Philippine National Police in Region 9 (PNP-CIDG-9) at the Laguindingan Airport. The police later apologized and downplayed it as a case of mistaken identity. The Commission expresses dismay and concern that […]