SF CHRP

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.

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

Five POWs to be Released by the NPA

It is being reported that the communist led New Peoples’ Army (NPA) is going to release five paramilitary members that were first captured in a firefight back in October. John … Continue reading

November 18, 2013

Detained NDFP Consultant Ramon Patriarca goes on hunger strike

The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) released this press statement on political prisoner, and NDFP peace consultant, Ramon Patriarca’s hunger strike: The Negotiating Panel of the National Democratic … Continue reading

July 20, 2013

Aquino Must Move Peace Talks Forward By Committing to Real Reform

Refernece: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) is saddened and dismayed by the Aquino administration’s actions in ending formal … Continue reading

May 9, 2013

Church appeals for GPH-NDFP to resume peace talks

Kimberlie Ngabit-Quitasol, for the newspaper Northern Dispatch Weekly, wrote an article on the current prospects of the peace talks between the underground National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the … Continue reading

March 11, 2013

Davao City Vice-Mayor Suggests “Power Sharing” in Peace Talks

Marilou Aguirre-Tuburan, in an article for Davao Today, writes on the recent developments of the peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the government of the … Continue reading

December 31, 2012

Successful Ifugao peace forum

In an article for Northern Dispatch Nestor Peralta writes about a recent peace conference between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDPF), the Government of the Philippines, and local community members … Continue reading

December 26, 2012

AFP Mistakenly Arrests Innocent Civlian

It had been reported originally by the Philippine media, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), that NDFP peace consultant Benjamin … Continue reading

October 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Arrest of Benjamin Mendoza Harms Peace Process — SF CHRP

  [Corrections and amendments to press release can be found here] Reference: Rupert Estanislao, chairperson Contact: sanfranchrp@gmail.com In another blow against the peace process, National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

NDFP consultant released on bail

National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant, Randy Malayao, who was a verified and identified peace consultant for the NDFP, was recently released on bail after he had been … Continue reading

October 6, 2012

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