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CHR-10 holds int'l humanitarian law, human rights training for military

by Anna Liza P. Estacion

Cagayan de Oro City (16 October) -- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in region 10, through its Promotion Linkages and Development Division (PLDD) continues to hold human rights promotion activities to fulfill its constitutional mandate.

Thus, it will hold an International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights (HR) training on October 17, for military personnel at the army's 4th Infantry Division, in Camp Evangelista, Cagayan de Oro City.

Dr. Edwin German P. Solis, Division Training Manager, will discuss on Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law, with topics on: a) Children in Situations of Armed Conflict (CSAC); b) Article 10 of Republic Act 7610; c) Republic Act 9372 or the Human Security Act; d) Comprehensive Agreement on the Rights of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRRIHL); and e) Human Rights in the Field and Basis of Adherence to the Principles of Human Rights in the Conduct of Internal Security Operations (ISO).

The International Humanitarian Law (IHL) also known as "the Law of Armed Conflicts (LAC) and the Law of War (LOW)" is the body of rules which, in wartime, protect persons who are no longer participating in hostilities and limit the methods and means of warfare employed.

It is composed of four conventions: a) conventions on the amelioration of the wounded and sick in armed forces in the field; b) convention on the amelioration of the wounded, sick and shipwrecked among armed forces at sea; c) convention on the amelioration of the prisoners of war; and d) convention on the amelioration of the civilians. (CHR-10) [top]

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