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.

On the passage of the Human Rights Violation Victims Reparation and Recognition Act

The online news site, Pinoy Weekly, posted an article by political prisoners advocacy group, Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA), on the recent signing into law of the … Continue reading

March 1, 2013

Martial Law victims denounce declaration to give up claims

The group Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto has denounced recent calls  by Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Andres Bautista to give up their claims as victims of … Continue reading

January 30, 2013

We are twice victims of injustice — Martial Law victims

The ex-detainees and political prisoners advocacy and justice group, SELDA, released a press statement on the 40th anniversary of martial law: On the eve of the 40th year of the imposition … Continue reading

September 22, 2012

Impunity persists, legacy of the Filipino people’s valiant struggle continue

In commemoration for the 40th anniversary of martial law Karapatan came out with this statement: It may not be as visible as it was 40 years ago but, human rights … Continue reading

September 22, 2012

Impunity persists from Martial Law to Noynoy Aquino

In a press release the human rights group Karapatan wrote: Karapatan today joins members of the Morong 43 and the Council for Health and Development (CHD) in trooping to the … Continue reading

September 20, 2012

SF CHRP Condemns Etta Rosales’ Ignorant Comments

Reference: Rupert Estanislao, Chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com, restanislao1008@gmail.com In a display of utter contempt for the youth and student movement in the Philippines and a dismissal of victims of human rights … Continue reading

September 18, 2012

After 40 Years, Martial Law Victims Still Invisible to the Government

Karapatan calls out the Aquino administration for its empty rhetoric when tackling the issues still left over from the martial law period: “Many of the victims of human rights violations … Continue reading

September 16, 2012

“Enough is Enough, indemnify ML victims now!”

SELDA is calling on president Aquino to live up to the legacy of his father (a martial law victim) and to bring justice to all martial law victims: Former martial … Continue reading

September 3, 2012

Where is Ninoy in Noynoy

Karapatan released a press statement stating: Ninoy Aquino, Pres. Noynoy’s father, was a prominent figure in the Filipino people’s struggle against the Marcos dictatorship. He was a high-profile political prisoner … Continue reading

August 23, 2012

After two years in office, Aquino prolonging the wait for Martial Law Victims

Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA) released a statement regarding president Aquino’s progress on helping victims of human rights abuses during the martial law era: Forty years … Continue reading

August 14, 2012

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