SF CHRP

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.

Burning of Effigy Symbolizes People’s Anger and Discontent

The human rights alliance Karapatan commemorated international human rights on December 10th along with protests against Philippine president Noynoy Aquino: Oppressed people are angry people. And even as the BS … Continue reading

December 13, 2013

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

Assassinations Mare Human Rights Day

The human rights alliance Karapatan has condemned the recent spat of political killings by state forces: As human rights groups and people’s organizations gear up for the commemoration of the … Continue reading

December 8, 2013

People in Samar, Leyte Still Hungry

Journalist Marya Salamat wrote this piece about the huge gap between the government’s rhetoric and its actual work in aiding the victims of typhoon Yolanda: The Aquino government appointed former … Continue reading

December 3, 2013

Lawyer’s Organization to Sue Philippine Military

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers, at the end for their Third National Congress, have vowed to bring lawsuits to the Philippine military for the targeting and red baiting of … Continue reading

December 2, 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

Bonifacio’s Revolutionary Legacy

The national democratic and progressive partylist, Kabataan, which has one member in congress, called on the Filipino youth to live “up to the Supremo’s revolutionary legacy” on his 150th birthday … Continue reading

November 30, 2013

Political Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike

The Philippine human rights alliance, Karapatan, has announced that National Democratic Front for the Philippines (NDFP) consultant and political prisoner, Ramon Patriarca, is holding a hunger strike: Political prisoner Ramon … Continue reading

November 29, 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

Clergy Rallies Against PDAF & Mining

Over 500 clergy members from the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) rallied in Baguio on November 21st to voice their opposition to president Aquino’s pork barrel and to invasive mining operations: … Continue reading

November 24, 2013

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