CHR chairman Chito Gascon dies in bout with COVID-19. The Chairman of the Human Rights Commission (CHR) Jose Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon died in the fight against COVID-19. On Saturday morning, his brother Miguel posted about the death of the CHR chairman in a Facebook post.
“Sa dami mong laban, sa COVID pa tayo na talo! Kuya loves you! (In all the battles you participated in, we had to lose to COVID. I love you, brother!)” Miguel said. Sa dami mong Laban, sa covid pa tayo na talo! Kuya loves you! RIP Chito Gascon Published by Miguel Gascon on Friday, October 8, 2021 CHR spokesperson Jacqueline De Guia also confirmed the SMS sent by Gascon to INQUIRER.net. “Yes, he died,” she said. Gascon was appointed CHR chairman in 2015 during the tenure of former President Benigno Aquino III (Benigno Aquino III), and his term will expire in May 2022.