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.

Human rights group condemns series of arbitrary arrest, illegal detention

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, has slammed the military for continuing to illegally arrest and detain Filipino civilians due to the money making “bounty” scheme in where the military arrests … Continue reading

September 18, 2013

SF CHRP Welcomes Release of Panesa, Marks International Day of the Disappeared

Refernece: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) welcomes the long overdue release of security guard Rolito “Rolly” Mira Panesa … Continue reading

August 31, 2013

Philippine Paramilitary Unit Detains and Tortures Lumad Youth

Bulatlat journalist Anne Marxze D. Umil filed this story on the torture of five indigenous Lumad youth (including two children) by Philippine paramilitary forces: “End tagging children victims of the … Continue reading

August 5, 2013

Philippines Must Stop Implementing Oplan Bayanihan

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, has called the counterinsurgency program, Oplan Bayanihan (OpBay), a waste of money: “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) should immediately stop the implementation of … Continue reading

July 15, 2013

SF CHRP Decries Execution of POWs by AFP

Refernece: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) is calling on the Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC), whose task is to … Continue reading

July 7, 2013

Karapatan Monitor for Begining of 2013 is Out

The latest issue of Karapatan Monitor, for the months of January through April, is out now. The human rights alliance Karapatan publishes the Monitor multiple times a year to review … Continue reading

July 2, 2013

Armed Forces Indiscriminantly Bombing Abra

The human rights organization, Cordillera Human Rights Alliance, has just come out with this press release on human rights violations being perpetrated against the community of Malibcong in Abra: This … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Karapatan Says Aquino Not Interested in Peace

The human rights group Karapatan says that Aquino is scuttling the peace talks because he is only interested in a military solution for the ongoing armed conflict against the New … Continue reading

May 4, 2013

Military kills 16 kids under Aquino

InterAksyon reported on a recent rally in front of Camp Aquinaldo against the recent deaths of children by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Human rights activists staged a … Continue reading

April 12, 2013

Military rules in Bicol region

Janess Ann J. Ellao, for Bulatlat, highlights the de facto martial law that has hit hard the region of Bicol in the Philippines: Before Felix Paz, 81, became a peasant … Continue reading

March 13, 2013

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