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.

Assassinations Mare Human Rights Day

The human rights alliance Karapatan has condemned the recent spat of political killings by state forces: As human rights groups and people’s organizations gear up for the commemoration of the … Continue reading

December 8, 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

Heightened repression and rights violations mark Aquino’s 3rd year in power

The human rights alliance, Karapatan, has condemned the regime of Noynoy Aquino for its use of illegal arrests, kidnapping, torture, and killings during his three years in office: “As predicted, … Continue reading

June 28, 2013

Activist, Eddie Cañon, Gunned Down in Mindanao

Davao Today is reporting that the 43-year-old national democratic activist, and partylist coordinator, Eddie Cañon has been gunned down by suspected agents of the state: A coordinator of Anakpawis Party-list … Continue reading

May 27, 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

BAYAN-USA Demands “No to Martial Law in East Flatbush!”

BAYAN-USA, a national democratic alliance of 18 Filipino-American organizations, has condemned the recent murder of East Flatbush resident Kimani Gray and the subsequent martial law-style laws imposed on the neighborhood: … Continue reading

March 18, 2013

AFP Spouts Disgusting Lies, Says SF CHRP

Reference: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) is dismayed and disgusted by the recent pronouncements by Lt. Col. Lyndon … Continue reading

March 12, 2013

Denials by the military won’t stop human rights violations

The human rights organization, Karapatan, has called out the Armed Forces of the Philippines for its continual denial of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings that has been perpetrated by its forces … Continue reading

March 8, 2013

Justice for Christina Jose!

The women’s alliance, GABRIELA, has condemned the assassination of Barug Katawhan leader Christina Jose: GABRIELA Alliance of Filipino Women condemns the murder of Barug Katawhan leader and typhoon Pablo survivor Christina Morales Jose by an … Continue reading

March 4, 2013

Geertman’s killing is not a simple robbery it’s MURDER

The human rights advocacy group, Karapatan, has condemned the “findings” over the assassination of Dutch aid worker Willem Geertman who authorities said was killed in a simple “robbery attempt”: “Geertman’s death is … Continue reading

February 14, 2013

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