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.

Labor Group Against U.S. Troop Deployment

The militant national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has come out against the Department of Foreign Affairs for claiming that there is a need for greater U.S. troop deployment … Continue reading

November 26, 2013

Valenzuela demolition slammed, arrested worker’s release demanded

The national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has lashed out against the demolition of the communities of Valenzuela and have called for the release of arrested labor leader Ricardo … Continue reading

July 8, 2013

DOLE’s ‘labor compliance system,’ violates workers rights

The national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has spoken out against a new “labor compliance system” as nothing but a money making racket for thae Department of Labor and … Continue reading

June 18, 2013

Aquino Must Release Two Union Members

The labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno is calling for the immediate release of two of its public sector union workers who were erroneously charged with trumped up allegations and accused … Continue reading

June 5, 2013

Workers mark Ka Bel’s 5th death anniv with call for wage hike

Workers and union members marked the death anniversary of former chair of the national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, and congressperson for Anakpawis Partylist, Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran: Joined … Continue reading

May 22, 2013

KMU stands in solidarity with the Bangladeshi workers and people

The national democratic labor center (one of the largest alliance of unions in the Philippines) has released a statement on the tragic building collapse killing over 300 workers in Bangladesh: … Continue reading

April 29, 2013

A year after SC order, Luisita farmers back in streets

Reporter Ronalyn V. Olea writes an article for Bulatlat on the plight of the peasants of Hacienda Luisita, owned by the family of President Aquino: One year after the Supreme … Continue reading

April 28, 2013

Aquino’s new labor laws ‘Trojan horses’ says KMU

The militant grass-roots labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has condemned the Aquino administration for the signing of two new labor laws which will hurt workers rights and lower the standard … Continue reading

March 24, 2013

Aquino trying to save face with calls for Sabah talks

The militant and national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, which is comprised of multiple national and regional labor federations and unions, has criticized president Aquino’s attempt to “save face” over … Continue reading

March 19, 2013

KMU slams robbery in federation’s office

The national democratic trade union federation,to Kilusang Mayo Uno, has recently fallen victim to the increasing harassment and robbery campaigns being perpetrated against its unions and other various national democratic organizations and … Continue reading

February 25, 2013

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