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.

International Soldarity Mission to the Philippines

Dozens of concerned citizens from all over the world have descended to various parts of the Philippines to witness and document the ongoing human rights crisis in the Philippines: “The … Continue reading

July 16, 2013

Valenzuela demolition slammed, arrested worker’s release demanded

The national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has lashed out against the demolition of the communities of Valenzuela and have called for the release of arrested labor leader Ricardo … Continue reading

July 8, 2013

Aquino Vetos Magna Carta for the Poor Bill

The national democratic partylist, Anakpawis, has chastised Aquino for his veto of legislation that would have helped enshrined and embedded the rights of the poor within Philippine law: Anakpawis Partylist Representative Rafael V. Mariano … Continue reading

March 27, 2013

SF CHRP Condemns the Murder of Teenager John Cali Lagrimas

Reference: Rupert Estanislao, Chair. Contact: sanfranchrp@gmail.com In a direct consequence to President Noynoy Aquino’s “Public-Private Partnership” policies and his aggressive anti-poor demolition program, police on October 2nd shot and killed … Continue reading

October 5, 2012

14-year old shot and killed in demolition in Tarlac City

Fourteen-year-old John Cali Lagrimas was shot and killed by a Philippine National Police (PNP) SWAT team while trying to defend a community from demolition by the Tarlac City government: The groups … Continue reading

October 4, 2012

The Destruction of Home and Livelihoods in San Isidro

    Karapatan today condemned the actions of the local Makati City government in the destruction of the homes of Guatemala St. residents in Barangay San Isidro.  More than half … Continue reading

September 25, 2012

Support pours for slain urban poor kin

Janess Ann J. Ellao, for Bulatlat, reports on the previous killing of urban poor activist  Marilou Valle: “I am very angry. It hurts so much. It is hard to lose a … Continue reading

August 28, 2012

Urban poor leader’s active involvement vs demolition may be behind murder—Anakbayan

Anakbayan, a progressive national democratic and pro-people comprehensive youth organization, released a press statement regarding the recent murder of urban poor activist Ernesto Gulo (also known as “Ka Erning): “Ka … Continue reading

June 2, 2012

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