The Philippine National Police with PCSUPT Dennis A. Siervo, Director of PNP Human Rights Affair Office (PNP HRAO), spearheaded the week-long celebration of the National Human Rights Consciousness Week with the theme: "Karapatang Pantao: Igalang, Ipagtanggol, at Isakatuparan" on December 7, 2015. Kicking-off the celebration, a simultaneous reading of the Panata sa Karapatang Pantao was done by all government agencies today.
The celebration culminates on December 10 which is the International Human Rights Day that commemorates the 67th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the theme: "Our Rights, Our Freedoms, Always."
This is in pursuant to Republic Act No. 9201 otherwise known as the "National Human Rights Consciousness Week Act of 2002" which declares December 4 to 10 as the country's National Human Rights Consciousness Week. (PNP-PIO Photo)