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NOGRALES SELECTED FOR US IVLP IMPACT AWARDS

Rizal 4th District Rep. Fidel Nograles has been selected for the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Impact Awards Initiative by the United States State Department. “It is an honor to be selected for the IVLP Impact Awards Initiative and to be able to push a project for an advocacy that is close to my heart,” […]

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BELMONTE TO DILG: INSTITUTE JAIL REFORMS

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte called on the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to institute reforms in penal institutions, including intensifying measures to prevent the proliferation of deadly weapons and drugs following the recent riot inside the Quezon City Jail in Brgy. Kamuning. Based on an intelligence report, the riot was staged by […]

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LAKBAY HUSTISYA TO TRAIN BJMP PARALEGALS

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles announced that a legal aid group he is heading had inked an agreement with the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to conduct a national training program for its paralegal personnel to aid efforts to decongest the country’s overcrowded prisons, which now have a congestion rate of almost […]

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RIZAL SOLON LAUDS RELEASE OF 22K INMATES AMID COVID-19

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nogales lauded the efforts of the country’s jail managers to decongest overcrowded jails in a bid to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, with close to 22,000 inmates released so far. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) announced earlier that the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) […]

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DOJ OK ON STREAMLINED PROCESS FOR PAROLE, EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AMID COVID-19 SPEAKS OF COMPASSION – REP. NOGRALES

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles lauded the Department of Justice for giving the go-signal for the implementation of new rules easing application for parole and executive clemency to facilitate the decongestion of jails amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The DOJ recently approved a resolution by the Board of Pardons and Parole on the Interim Rules […]

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‘LAKBAY HUSTISYA,’ BJMP ROLL OUT E-DALAW – REP. NOGRALES

A legal aid organization recently donated 25 sets of computers to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) for distribution to the different jails in Metro Manila for the implementation of “e-dalaw” (electronic jail visit) in lieu of physical visits to Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.“The lockdown should not […]