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.

PNP sued by peasant activists

Peasant activists from Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas have filed a lawsuit against the Philippine National Police (PNP) for their constant harrasement, fabrication of charges, and red-tagging against them and their … Continue reading

August 13, 2013

A year after SC order, Luisita farmers back in streets

Reporter Ronalyn V. Olea writes an article for Bulatlat on the plight of the peasants of Hacienda Luisita, owned by the family of President Aquino: One year after the Supreme … Continue reading

April 28, 2013

Peasant leaders call for land, justice

Ritche T. Salgado, for Bulatlat, writes on the latest congress for the national democratic peasant alliance, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas: More than 200 peasant leaders from 16 regions and 65 … Continue reading

March 22, 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

Farmers march against militarization, terror in their communities

In an article for Bulatlat Anne Marxze D. Umil covers the “People’s March” from Southern Tagalog all the way to the nation’s capital: They traveled 176 kilometers from Lucena city, south of … Continue reading

December 15, 2012

Peasants Protest & Tell Aquino: Stop Militarization, End Landlessness

Alex D. Lopez reported in Davao Today: Members of peasant organization Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas-Southern Mindanao Region (KMP-SMR) marched on the streets here on Tuesday in celebration of peasant month and … Continue reading

October 24, 2012

Farmers from Quezon province leave homes as soldiers terrorize villages

Ronalyn V. Olea, in Bulatlat, writes about the affects of the Oplan Bayanihan counter-insurgency program in Luzon: In a far-flung village in San Francisco, Quezon province, nine soldiers in uniform … Continue reading

August 26, 2012

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