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.

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

DOLE’s ‘labor compliance system,’ violates workers rights

The national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has spoken out against a new “labor compliance system” as nothing but a money making racket for thae Department of Labor and … Continue reading

June 18, 2013

Aquino Must Release Two Union Members

The labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno is calling for the immediate release of two of its public sector union workers who were erroneously charged with trumped up allegations and accused … Continue reading

June 5, 2013

Workers mark Ka Bel’s 5th death anniv with call for wage hike

Workers and union members marked the death anniversary of former chair of the national democratic labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, and congressperson for Anakpawis Partylist, Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran: Joined … Continue reading

May 22, 2013

Labor Day meaning again lost on Aquino says BAYAN

The national democratic alliance, BAYAN, has called president Aquino to task for his anti-worker policies: It is his third Labor Day as Philippine President yet the meaning of the holiday … Continue reading

May 1, 2013

KMU stands in solidarity with the Bangladeshi workers and people

The national democratic labor center (one of the largest alliance of unions in the Philippines) has released a statement on the tragic building collapse killing over 300 workers in Bangladesh: … Continue reading

April 29, 2013

SF CHRP Calls for an End to Guest Worker Slavery

Reference: Rupert Estanislao, chair. E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com Representatives from major business interests and the AFL-CIO, the U.S.’s largest labor federation, appear to be near an agreement with U.S. lawmakers on immigration … Continue reading

April 2, 2013

Aquino’s new labor laws ‘Trojan horses’ says KMU

The militant grass-roots labor center, Kilusang Mayo Uno, has condemned the Aquino administration for the signing of two new labor laws which will hurt workers rights and lower the standard … Continue reading

March 24, 2013

Cory never fulfilled her promise in Edsa 1, says Laguna Lake fishers

In a report from Remate on the current anniversary of the people power EDSA Uprising in 1986 Pamalakaya, a fisher-folk advocacy organization, said that former president Cory Aquino never looked after the needs of … Continue reading

February 26, 2013

BAYAN-USA Offers Support and Solidarity for New Orleans Mission to Demand Justice for Trafficked Filipino Oil Rig Workers

BAYAN-USA, an alliance of grass-roots national democratic organizations in the US, has come out in full support for GIS Filipino workers, who were victims of Black Elk and GIS management, … Continue reading

February 22, 2013

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