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 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

LFS stages candlelight vigil to honor Kristel’s memory

The League of Filipino Students, along with other student organizers and national democratic activists, held a candlelight vigil on March 21st for UPM student Kristel Tejada and demanded greater state … Continue reading

March 23, 2013

Suicide of University Student Shows Bankruptcy of Aquino’s Neoliberal Policies

Reference: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com This week is going to be a week of outrage and mourning according to youth and student activists in the Philippines. The week of … Continue reading

March 19, 2013

Aquino government must exercise political will to arrest Palparan

Desaparesidos, an organization dedicated for the advocacy of the families of the “disappeared,” recently called on President Noynoy Aquino to arrest ex-general Jovito Palparan who has a warrant out for … Continue reading

November 2, 2012

Behind the Lens: Documenting a Medical Mission in Davao del Norte

Kilab Multimedia, an audio-visual collective capturing the “people’s struggle in Mindanao” released a short video on videographer and BAYAN-USA organizer Apollo Victoria.  Apollo, a member of Habi Arts, went on … Continue reading

September 21, 2012

SF CHRP Condemns Etta Rosales’ Ignorant Comments

Reference: Rupert Estanislao, Chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com, restanislao1008@gmail.com In a display of utter contempt for the youth and student movement in the Philippines and a dismissal of victims of human rights … Continue reading

September 18, 2012

“Hasten court proceedings; Arrest Butcher Palparan NOW”

Karapatan came out with a news release regarding former general Jovito Palparan who is now being sought for the murder of youth and student activists Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan: … Continue reading

August 7, 2012

Raw Testimony | Video-interview of Quezon activist points to military as his abductors

Southern Tagalog Exposure, an independent multimedia collective, video taped testimony of activist Franklin Barrera Jr..  Barrera was an activist for Kabataan Partylist and was abducted by the Armed Forces of … Continue reading

June 13, 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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