About Us

The Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) was created by Republic Act No. 10368, also known as “An Act Providing for Reparation and Recognition of Victims of Human Rights Violations during the Marcos Regime, Documentation of Said Violations, Appropriating Funds Therefor and For Other Purposes” particularly in Section 27.

Mission

In solidarity with human rights violations victims we shall:

    • Establish a memorial, museum, library and compendium in honor of the human rights violations victims during the Marcos regime;
    • Collect, preserve and conserve relevant resources;
    • Ensure the learnings from the Martial Law atrocities, and the lives and sacrifices of the human right violations victims be included in the education curricula.

Vision

We are Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission, an inter-agency body that serves as the most comprehensive and authoritative source of knowledge and information on human rights violations during the martial law period from 1972-1986 as our way of promoting good governance towards just, humane and democratic society.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees shall have the authority to hire and appoint its officials and employees, receive donations and grants for and on its behalf, and generate revenues for the benefit of the Commission.

Pursuant to Republic Act no. 10368, the power and functions of the Commission shall be assumed by the Board of Trustees which shall be composed of the following:

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Meet the Team

The people who work in the Human Rights Violations Victims Memorial Commission believe in a Filipino nation built on the principles of democracy, freedom, justice and human rights. They are driven by a commitment to honor the lives and sacrifices of victims and survivors of the 1972-1986 martial law era in the Philippines.

Vanessa Gem Cordova

ARCHIVIST II

Carmelo Victor Crisanto

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR III

Niño Cuenco

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER I

Viene Lorraine Cuya

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT II

Justin Harold Hingco

LIBRARIAN II

Angelica Hulleza

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER III

Atty. Rachelle Ki

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Lorenzo Jose Martinez

HISTORY RESEARCHER II

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Nerisa Odiaman

ACCOUNTANT II

Mercy Pelotea

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER IV

Samuel Pepito

LIBRARIAN I

Address: 2/F J&S Building 104 Kalayaan Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines

Telephone numbers: (+632) 8289-2218/8243-6020

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