Posts by tag: Benjaline ‘Beng’ Hernandez

6 years ago

Benjaline Hernandez: Campus Journalist and Human Rights Defender

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Benjaline Hernandez: Campus Journalist and Human Rights Defender

Eight years since her death, Hernandez’s family found a ray of hope when the UNHRC issued its decision in August 2010. The Committee found the Philippine government guilty of violating Article 6 of the Covenant which states, “Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his life.”