CATBALOGAN, SAMAR – The 8th Infantry Division,
Philippine Army, under the leadership of Maj. Gen. Rodrigo F
Maclang, in coordination with the Commission on Human Rights,
joins the entire nation in observing National Human Rights
Consciousness Week starting December 04 to 10, 2006 as
proclaimed by the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR),
pursuant to Republic Act 9201.
The first day of
weeklong celebration coincided with the flag raising held at
Camp Lukban Catbalogan at exactly 8:00 o’clock in the
morning of December 04, 2006.
KARAPATANG PANTAO” was religiously recited by organic
officers, enlisted personnel and civilian employees alike as a
gesture that everyone deserves Human Rights. The
primary objective of this activity is to remind individuals
not to take for granted Human Rights.
The Theme for this year’s celebration is
“KARAPATANG PANTAO: SUSI NG KAPAYAPAAN, KATARUNGAN AT
1LT MARIO JOSE M CHICO (INF) PA