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.

Relief, Rehabilitation and TPS on International Human Rights Day

Gabriela D.C., a chapter of Gabriela USA, calls for relief, rehabilitation and temporary protective status on International Human Rights Day: In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, our communities have lost … Continue reading

December 10, 2013

US Military in the Aftermath of Haiyan

Nato Reyes, the secretary-general for the national democratic alliance BAYAN, writes an essay concerning the overwhelming presence of US combat troops and warships in the docks and waters of the … Continue reading

December 1, 2013

Labor Group Against U.S. Troop Deployment

The militant national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has come out against the Department of Foreign Affairs for claiming that there is a need for greater U.S. troop deployment … Continue reading

November 26, 2013

Taskforce Haiyan Set Up in San Francisco

The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines, along with the progressive Filipino American alliances BAYAN-USA and NAFCON, including concerned individuals and local organizations and businesses, have set … Continue reading

November 17, 2013

Solidarity with the Victims and Survivors of Yolanda

The U.S. alliance BAYAN-USA came out with this release in solidarity with the survivors of the devastating Tyhpoon Yolanda: Dear members and friends of BAYAN-USA, If you agree that… …Starving … Continue reading

November 15, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Relief Efforts

The U.S. chapter of the national democratic alliance, BAYAN, is making an urgent appeal for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda which hit the Philippines on Friday: BAYAN USA urgently appeals … Continue reading

November 10, 2013

On 22nd anniversary of PH Senate’s rejection of US bases

Filipino grass-roots youth organizations are calling for protests during an upcoming visit by US President Barak Obama who is pushing for greater access, for US military troops, to the Philippines … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

US Troops Violate Sovereignty and Perpetuate Impunity

The Philippine human rights alliance, Karapatan, has expressed concern over plans to rotate more US troops to the Philippines in where they provide training, participate in combat operations, and fund … Continue reading

August 17, 2013

Fil-Am Alliance Condemns Military Talks Between Philippines and U.S.

The national democratic alliance, BAYAN-USA, has condemned recent talks between the Philippine military and the U.S. stating that it will lead to further human rights abuses: “President Aquino talks big … Continue reading

July 28, 2013

Millions of Immigrant Families Continue to Be Excluded

The national democratic women’s alliance, Gabriela-USA, has highlighted the exclusion of millions of immigrants from the current U.S. Senate immigration “reform” bill: Last week, the U.S. Senate passed S.744 Comprehensive … Continue reading

July 4, 2013

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