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.

Clergy Rallies Against PDAF & Mining

Over 500 clergy members from the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) rallied in Baguio on November 21st to voice their opposition to president Aquino’s pork barrel and to invasive mining operations: … Continue reading

November 24, 2013

Benguet police chief admits lapses in Balao case

Kimberlie Ngabit-Quitasol, for Northern Dispatch, writes about the latest developments in the government-sponsored kidnaping of former Cordillera Peoples Alliance chair James Balao: Benguet Provincial Police Office (PPO) Provincial Director Rodolfo Azurin … Continue reading

May 20, 2013

PNP chief relieved for human rights violations

Rod Tajon, in an article for Northern Dispatch Weekly, writes about the removal of PNP Currimao chief, Ryan Retutar, for human rights violations in his region: A chief of police has been relieved … Continue reading

March 21, 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

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

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

Murdered La Union Lawyer Laid to Rest

La Union resident and lawyer, Lazaro Gayo, who was an outspoken critic of recent politically motivated killings and of the local political families, was recently laid to recent after succumbing to wounds … Continue reading

November 13, 2012

Kin of slain NPA sue military

Rod Tajon, in an article for Northern Dispatch, highlights the trauma family members experienced after the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in violation of international humanitarian law, desecrated the bodies of … Continue reading

October 22, 2012

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