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

Commission on Human Rights Chair Should Resign

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, has called on the Philippine Commission on Human Rights chair, and Akbayan member, Etta Rosales, to resign over her continued defense of the Philippine National … Continue reading

July 29, 2013

Philippine Authorities Violently Crackdown on SONA Protest

July 25, 2013

NUSP Condemns the Spate of State Violence at SONA

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemns the violent resistance too, and dispersal of, the protesters at the Peoples’ State of the Nation protest which occurred on … Continue reading

July 23, 2013

SF CHRP Condemns Militarization of SONA

Refernece: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) has condemned the increasing militarization of President Noynoy Aquino’s State of the … Continue reading

July 21, 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

Free Peasant Organizer Estelita T. Tacalan

Karapatan has slammed the Philippine National Police for ilegally abducting, and then incarcerating, KMP peasant organizer Estelita T. Tacalan in Misamis Oriental, Mindanao: Karapatan deplored the enforced disappearance, illegal arrest and … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mayor, Two Staffers, Among Casualities in NPA Firefight

On the night of April 20th in Capitulangan, Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental a firefight broke out between the armed escorts of Mayor Guingona and the Philippine National Police (PNP) with … Continue reading

April 25, 2013

Detained Indigenous Leader Released

Ronalyn V. Olea, in an article for Bulatlat, writes about Lumad tribal leader and community organizer Jalandoni Campos: Jalandoni Campos, chairman of the Manobo intermunicipal organization in Lianga, San Agustin … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Government Must Release Indigenous Leader

[Update: Campos released to custody of local governor.] Reference: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) is outraged to hear … Continue reading

March 26, 2013

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