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.

On the passage of the Human Rights Violation Victims Reparation and Recognition Act

The online news site, Pinoy Weekly, posted an article by political prisoners advocacy group, Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA), on the recent signing into law of the … Continue reading

March 1, 2013

Martial Law victims denounce declaration to give up claims

The group Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto has denounced recent calls  by Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Andres Bautista to give up their claims as victims of … Continue reading

January 30, 2013

Political Prisoners to Fast Until Dec. 10th

Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Selda) came out with this press release detailing the plight of political prisoners under the Aquino administration and their plan to fast … Continue reading

November 29, 2012

We are twice victims of injustice — Martial Law victims

The ex-detainees and political prisoners advocacy and justice group, SELDA, released a press statement on the 40th anniversary of martial law: On the eve of the 40th year of the imposition … Continue reading

September 22, 2012

“Enough is Enough, indemnify ML victims now!”

SELDA is calling on president Aquino to live up to the legacy of his father (a martial law victim) and to bring justice to all martial law victims: Former martial … Continue reading

September 3, 2012

Fighting an abominable legacy called impunity

On the one-thousandth day after the perpetration of the Maguindanao Massacure by close political allies of former president Macapagal-Arroyo Samahan ng mga Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Hustisya (SELDA) and Hustisya … Continue reading

August 30, 2012

After two years in office, Aquino prolonging the wait for Martial Law Victims

Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA) released a statement regarding president Aquino’s progress on helping victims of human rights abuses during the martial law era: Forty years … Continue reading

August 14, 2012

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