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.

Military kills 16 kids under Aquino

InterAksyon reported on a recent rally in front of Camp Aquinaldo against the recent deaths of children by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Human rights activists staged a … Continue reading

April 12, 2013

SF CHRP Blasts AFP for Murder of Child

Reference: Rupert Estanislao E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) has condemned the killing of 8-year-old Roque Antivo by the 71st Infantry Battalion … Continue reading

April 10, 2013

Ortega Family, Journalists, and Activists Picket Court

Journalists, human rights advocates and family of slain environmentalist and journalist Dr. Gerry Ortega picketed the Court of Appeals in Manila calling on the court to not dismiss the murder … Continue reading

September 12, 2012

Movement for justice for Geertman launched

Wilhelm Geertman was a NGO worker and missionary based in Central Luzon who was assassinated by suspected agents of the Armed Forces of the Philippines or one of its associated paramilitary groups; … Continue reading

September 7, 2012

Pampangan Labor Leader Assassinated

Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Operators Nationwide (Piston) labor leader from Pampanga, Poncing Infante, was assassinated Monday afternoon in Angeles City.  Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), a militant labor center in the … Continue reading

September 5, 2012

Anti-Mining Subanen leader in Zamboanga ambushed, 11-year old son killed

Ina Alleco R Silverio reports that Subanen chieftan, and barangay chairperson,  Timuay Locencio Manda was ambushed by unknown forces leading to the death of his 11-year-old son: Anti-mining groups have decried … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Support pours for slain urban poor kin

Janess Ann J. Ellao, for Bulatlat, reports on the previous killing of urban poor activist  Marilou Valle: “I am very angry. It hurts so much. It is hard to lose a … Continue reading

August 28, 2012

Village Chief, child killed by suspected death squads In Camarines Norte

Village chief Merlyn Bermas and a four-year-old child were killed by a suspected death squad connected to the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Camarines Norte in Bicol.  Karapatan has … Continue reading

August 8, 2012

Urban poor leader’s active involvement vs demolition may be behind murder—Anakbayan

Anakbayan, a progressive national democratic and pro-people comprehensive youth organization, released a press statement regarding the recent murder of urban poor activist Ernesto Gulo (also known as “Ka Erning): “Ka … Continue reading

June 2, 2012

Results of the Fact Finding Mission Conducted on Assassination of Father Fausto Tentorio

The New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines provides links for the fact finding missions regarding the political killing of Italian national Fr. Fausto Tentoria (also known as … Continue reading

October 22, 2011

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