PAKISTAN: Statement to mark the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

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Statement : The government as well as the judiciary has today fully realized the prevalence of enforced disappearances – being perpetrated by the military and the intelligence services; that these agencies of the government are abducting hundreds, if not thousands of people from different parts of the country make them disappear, in particular from Balochistan where it is done in staggering numbers. Read More...

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PHILIPPINES: Police burn houses after forcibly evicting community in Las Pinas

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Houses burnt by the Police

Hunger Alert Case : The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from Defend Job Philippines about the forced eviction of a community from Factor Compound in Las Pinas city. The police also fired in the air to intimidate the community. Read More...

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NEPAL: Police refuse to investigate abduction and rape of teenager

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Urgent Appeal Case : Renuka (name changed to protect victim), a 16-year-old resident of Rupandehi district, set off from Asuraina VDC to Hatiban VDC, early on the morning of 2 December 2013. She was followed by Binod Yadav, the 25-year-old son of Jhinna (alias Kallu Yadav). Binod approached Renuka when there was no one around and enticed her with promises of a good job, marriage, ornaments, and clothes. Having lured her, Binod proceeded to abduct Renuka. Read More...

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ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 41
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