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.

Poll watchdog says it was worse than 2010 elections

Journalist Julie M. Aurelio reports that the election anomalies were worse this year than in 2010 despite proclamations from Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. that the elections were accurate and … Continue reading

May 19, 2013

Kontra Daya slams Brillantes order to stop release of results to transparency server

The elections watch dog group, Kontra Daya, released this statement on the halting of the transparency vote count for the elections in the Philippines: Chairman Sixto Brillantes has just removed … Continue reading

May 17, 2013

Technical Glitches and Violence Mar 2013 Elections

Kabataan Partylist comes out with this analysis after various reports of technical glitches, political violence, inflated vote tallies and a suspended and blacked-out vote-count, during this year’s elections: Less than … Continue reading

May 14, 2013

AFP Interfers With Elections and Red-Tags Partylists

The national democratic youth partylist, Kabataan, has decried the dangerous practice of “red-tagging” by the Armed Forces of the Philippines: Kabataan Partylist condemned the intensified red-tagging and smear campaign being … Continue reading

April 27, 2013

Harassment of KATRIBU members reported in Palawan

The national democratic partylist group, Katribu, has denounced the current “red-tagging” and harassment of its members and campaigners in Palawan: Partylist group KATRIBU expressed concern over reports of harassment of … Continue reading

April 15, 2013

Indigenous Filipinos Seek to Win Representation in Congress

At a convention in Kalinga over 800 indigenous peoples came to strategize  on how best to win a seat in congress for the upcoming partylist elections.  Their partylist, Katribu, is … Continue reading

February 27, 2013

Cory never fulfilled her promise in Edsa 1, says Laguna Lake fishers

In a report from Remate on the current anniversary of the people power EDSA Uprising in 1986 Pamalakaya, a fisher-folk advocacy organization, said that former president Cory Aquino never looked after the needs of … Continue reading

February 26, 2013

Karapatan challenges 2013 candidates to make human rights their main agenda

Karapatan came out with a statement asking the candidates for the 2013 May elections to make human rights a priority for their electoral campaigns: Human rights should be an election … Continue reading

February 11, 2013

Kontra Daya fears glitches in May polls

Jocelyn R. Uy writes an article for the Philippine Daily Inquirer over concerns by the election watchdog group, Kontra Daya, on election anomalies for the May 2013 elections in the … Continue reading

February 5, 2013

Legislator denounces pre-election crackdown on progressive partylists

Antonio Tinio for the Alliance of Concerned Teachers Partylist has denounced the recent tactics of the ruling elite and the military against progressive grassroots organizers in the Philippines in the run-up to … Continue reading

January 17, 2013

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