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.

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

Political Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike

The Philippine human rights alliance, Karapatan, has announced that National Democratic Front for the Philippines (NDFP) consultant and political prisoner, Ramon Patriarca, is holding a hunger strike: Political prisoner Ramon … Continue reading

November 29, 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

Human rights group condemns series of arbitrary arrest, illegal detention

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, has slammed the military for continuing to illegally arrest and detain Filipino civilians due to the money making “bounty” scheme in where the military arrests … Continue reading

September 18, 2013

Release Canadian student Kim Chatillon-Meunier

The human rights alliance Karapatan has called for the release of Canadian student Kim Chatillon-Meunier who was arrested and detained by the Philippine government (while in the airport) due to … Continue reading

September 14, 2013

Arrest and Torture of Activists is Always Illegal

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, responded to the military’s claim that a former Morong 43 health worker, who had been illegally arrested, detained, and tortured in 2010, was killed during … Continue reading

August 27, 2013

US Troops Violate Sovereignty and Perpetuate Impunity

The Philippine human rights alliance, Karapatan, has expressed concern over plans to rotate more US troops to the Philippines in where they provide training, participate in combat operations, and fund … Continue reading

August 17, 2013

Commission on Human Rights Chair Should Resign

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, has called on the Philippine Commission on Human Rights chair, and Akbayan member, Etta Rosales, to resign over her continued defense of the Philippine National … Continue reading

July 29, 2013

Series of arrests and abduction precedes Aquino’s 4th SONA

Despite president Noynoy Aquino proclaiming that the human rights situation in the Philippines has gotten better under his watch the human rights alliance, Karapatan, has documented otherwise: Karapatan, through its … Continue reading

July 19, 2013

International Human Rights Conference to Begin

The human rights alliance Karapatan has announced that the International Conference for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines (ICHRPP) will begin tomorrow: More than 250 peace advocates and human … Continue reading

July 17, 2013

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