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.

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

A Quitter Never Wins: Aquino Abandons Peace Talks

The chairperson for the national democratic alliance, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN), has criticized the Philippine government for abandoning peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP): The … Continue reading

June 23, 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

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

CPP sees eventual breakdown of GPH-MILF peace talks

GMA News is reporting that the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) is seeing a breakdown in the peace process with the Aquino administration: In a statement marking the 44th … Continue reading

March 30, 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

Release detained peace consultants, resume peace talks

The human rights group Karapatan has called on the Philippine government to release peace talk consultants from the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) which has caused a stall … Continue reading

February 19, 2013

Palace has only itself to blame for bungling ceasefire with CPP-NPA

Despite agreeing to a ceasefire which was to extend until January 15th the Aquino administration has refused to grant any extension passed January 2nd.  The progressive national democratic alliance BAYAN … Continue reading

January 3, 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

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