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.

Bipartisan Panel Implicates US in Use of Torture

Human Rights Watch is reporting that a bipartisan panel has found that the United States, at the highest level, was involved in and allowed the torture of detainees and prisoners … Continue reading

April 21, 2013

No Progress Disarming, Demobilizing Militias Says Human Rights Watch

The international human rights non-profit, Human Rights Watch, is reporting that President Aquino has reneged on his promise to go after and disarm government backed and land lord backed militias … Continue reading

December 3, 2012

More Upheaval and Action Against Aquino’s “Cybercrime” Law

There has been more upheaval and reaction to the current cybercrime law by the international community and by Filipinos abroad and within the Philippines. Terra Quismundo for the Daily Inquirer reported on the reaction … Continue reading

October 2, 2012

Philippines: Two Years Under Aquino, Abuses Go Unpunished

Human Rights Watch released a report condemning President Aquino’s inaction on human rights violations within his country: President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines has not fulfilled his promises to … Continue reading

June 30, 2012

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