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.

Large Scale Mining Means More Human Rights Violations

The national democratic partylist, Bayan Muna, has stated that more large scale mining operations within the Philippines will lead to more land grabbing by corporate giants and human rights violations: … Continue reading

September 13, 2013

PNoy must act as President to rescue Filipinos in Sabah

The progressive partylist Bayan Muna is calling on President Aquino to act in order to alleviate the rampant human rights abuses being perpetrated on Filipinos in Sabah: The announcement of … Continue reading

April 1, 2013

Malaysia has no right to make refugees of the largest ethnic bloc in Sabah, says Bayan Muna

The progressive national democratic partylist, Bayan Muna, has condemned Malaysia’s crackdown on Filipinos within  Sabah: Bayan Muna urged the Aquino government to act swiftly and conduct talks with the Prime … Continue reading

March 16, 2013

SMI should stop funding gov’t forces in Tampakan mining site

In an article for MindaNews Lorie Ann Cascaro writes about SMI’s (a Philippine mining company of Xstrata) funding of government backed militias (CAFGUs) which have been involved in various human rights … Continue reading

February 25, 2013

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