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.

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

KATRIBU slams mining moratorium lifting

Katribu, a partylist representing the rights and welfare of indigenous communities, has slammed the recent lifting of a mining moratorium by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau: Indigenous peoples’ partylist KATRIBU lambasted the lifting … Continue reading

March 20, 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

Don’t rush in to another mine disaster

Katribu Partylist, a national democratic organization representing and advocating for the rights of Indigenous peoples in the Philippines, is calling on Philex and the Philippine government to suspend dangerous mining … Continue reading

February 18, 2013

Malacanang Subsevient to Mining Giant Says Katribu

Katribu came out with a statement criticizing the Aquino administration for being to close to mining corporations: “It’s a rub in the back, it’s a green light.” This is the … Continue reading

February 11, 2013

Indigenous Peoples Calls to Stop Military Ops in Blaan Community

Katribu Partylist, a national democratic political partylist which represents indigenous Filipinos, has called for the Armed Forces of the Philippines to stop all military incursions into the ancestral lands of the Blaan community in … Continue reading

February 8, 2013

Anti-Mining Activist Survives Ambush

Anti-mining activist and environmentalist Dr. Isidro Olan survived an ambush in Carmen, Surigao del Sur at around 3:30PM on October 29. In a press release Katribu condemned the attempted assassination on Dr. … Continue reading

October 31, 2012

Day of Outrage over the Massacre of the Capion Family

Warren Cahayag filed this report for Davao Today over protests on Oct. 22nd over the massacre of the Capion family in Tampakan, Mindanao: Anti-mining advocates led by church, lumads and progressive … Continue reading

October 23, 2012

Indigenous Peoples Leader Charged With Murder

Katribu Partylist vice-president Genasque Enriquez is being charged with murder and is being accused by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) of being a member of the New People’s Army. … Continue reading

September 5, 2012

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