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.

Burning of Effigy Symbolizes People’s Anger and Discontent

The human rights alliance Karapatan commemorated international human rights on December 10th along with protests against Philippine president Noynoy Aquino: Oppressed people are angry people. And even as the BS … Continue reading

December 13, 2013

Assassinations Mare Human Rights Day

The human rights alliance Karapatan has condemned the recent spat of political killings by state forces: As human rights groups and people’s organizations gear up for the commemoration of the … Continue reading

December 8, 2013

People in Samar, Leyte Still Hungry

Journalist Marya Salamat wrote this piece about the huge gap between the government’s rhetoric and its actual work in aiding the victims of typhoon Yolanda: The Aquino government appointed former … Continue reading

December 3, 2013

Labor Group Against U.S. Troop Deployment

The militant national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has come out against the Department of Foreign Affairs for claiming that there is a need for greater U.S. troop deployment … Continue reading

November 26, 2013

Clergy Rallies Against PDAF & Mining

Over 500 clergy members from the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) rallied in Baguio on November 21st to voice their opposition to president Aquino’s pork barrel and to invasive mining operations: … Continue reading

November 24, 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

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

SF CHRP Welcomes Release of Panesa, Marks International Day of the Disappeared

Refernece: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) welcomes the long overdue release of security guard Rolito “Rolly” Mira Panesa … Continue reading

August 31, 2013

NUSP Condemns the Spate of State Violence at SONA

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemns the violent resistance too, and dispersal of, the protesters at the Peoples’ State of the Nation protest which occurred on … Continue reading

July 23, 2013

SF CHRP Condemns Militarization of SONA

Refernece: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) has condemned the increasing militarization of President Noynoy Aquino’s State of the … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

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