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.

Lawyer’s Organization to Sue Philippine Military

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, at the end for their Third National Congress, have vowed to bring lawsuits to the Philippine military for the targeting and red baiting of … Continue reading

December 2, 2013

NUPL Welcomes ID of Human Rights Killer

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers have welcomed the positive identification of AFP soldiers involved in the killing of national democratic organizer Benjamin Bayles: On the confirmation, positive identification, and … Continue reading

April 19, 2013

On the indefinite TRO on the Anti-Cybercrime Law

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers is asking the public to remain vigilant when it comes to the indefinite temporary suspension of the Cybercrime Law: As the Supreme Court indefinitely suspends the … Continue reading

February 11, 2013

Aquino misses the point on human rights

On International Human Rights Day the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers took President Aquino to task for his complete lack of action when it comes to human rights abuses and … Continue reading

December 11, 2012

Morong 43 health workers on the hunt for former defense sec, military camp warden

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers is calling on the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to disclose the location of the two “missing” AFP personnel involved in the arrest … Continue reading

November 25, 2012

Rights lawyers of disappeared welcome bill with guarded optimism

President Noynoy Aquino is expected to sign into law a bill that now criminalizes enforced disappearances and urges for action against perpetrators of enforced disappearances.  The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) has welcomed the … Continue reading

October 24, 2012

Farewell, Atty. Romeo Capulong, beloved people’s lawyer and fighter for national freedom and democracy

Renato Reyes, secretary-general of the progressive national democratic alliance Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN), writes an article of tribute for attorney Romeo Capulong who organized for the National Union of People’s … Continue reading

September 17, 2012

Lawyers to fast for freedom for all political prisoners

Bulatlat reports that: In a show of commitment not only to their clients but to the cause of human rights, lawyers and law students from the National Union of People’s … Continue reading

September 12, 2012

NUPL on the reported promotion of Morong 43 tormentor Gen. Baladad

National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers decry the promotion of AFP general Baladad: NUPL on the reported promotion to Army division chief of another Morong 43 tormentor Gen. Aurelio Baladad, who … Continue reading

August 2, 2012

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