THAILAND: Joint statement on the threats to the Wang Saphung community


Statement : Protection International and the Asian Human Rights Commission are seriously concerned about the Royal Thai Army’s latest intervention in the conflict between the Wang Saphung community in Loei Province with a neighbouring gold and copper mine. On Monday, 25 August, the Wang Saphung community organization, the Khon Rak Ban Kerd Group (KBRK), invited community members to take part in a campaign in the village on the following day. Read More...

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


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


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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ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 41
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