SF CHRP (San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines) is a San Francisco based human rights advocacy group. Latest news and views on human rights in the Philippines.

Progressive groups hold National Relief Caravan for Samar and Leyte

The organization Bayanihan Alay sa Sambayanan (BALSA), which Taskforce Haiyan is aligned with and donates to, has set up a national caravan to provide relief to the Typhoon Yolanda survivors … Continue reading

November 23, 2013

Sorsogon Farmers to Help Typhoon Survivors

The national democratic peasant alliance, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas is now organizing efforts in Sorsogon to help the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in Leyte: “Unite and help!” These are the … Continue reading

November 21, 2013

Blaming the Victims

The human rights group, Campaign for Human Rights in the Philippines has called out the Aquino administration and the Philippine government for victim blaming the Typhoon Yolanda survivors: “The Philippines … Continue reading

November 19, 2013

Five POWs to be Released by the NPA

It is being reported that the communist led New Peoples’ Army (NPA) is going to release five paramilitary members that were first captured in a firefight back in October. John … Continue reading

November 18, 2013

Taskforce Haiyan Set Up in San Francisco

The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines, along with the progressive Filipino American alliances BAYAN-USA and NAFCON, including concerned individuals and local organizations and businesses, have set … Continue reading

November 17, 2013

SF CHRP Calls for Donations and Decries Militarization

Reference: Rachel Canero, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) is calling on all Filipino-Americans and all of those who are concerned … Continue reading

November 15, 2013

Solidarity with the Victims and Survivors of Yolanda

The U.S. alliance BAYAN-USA came out with this release in solidarity with the survivors of the devastating Tyhpoon Yolanda: Dear members and friends of BAYAN-USA, If you agree that… …Starving … Continue reading

November 15, 2013

Kalikasan Slams Aquino for Ill Prepared Efforts

The Philippine environmental group, Kalikasan, has lambasted Philippine President Aquino for his ill prepared efforts in the lead up to Typhoon Yolanda’s land fall: A lack of preparedness, leadership and … Continue reading

November 12, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Relief Efforts

The U.S. chapter of the national democratic alliance, BAYAN, is making an urgent appeal for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda which hit the Philippines on Friday: BAYAN USA urgently appeals … Continue reading

November 10, 2013

Human rights group condemns series of arbitrary arrest, illegal detention

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, has slammed the military for continuing to illegally arrest and detain Filipino civilians due to the money making “bounty” scheme in where the military arrests … Continue reading

September 18, 2013

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