Child rights

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Minor offenders in Zambales, Luzon need adequate and suitable rehabilitation centers

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you information from Fr. Shay Cullen, MSSC, Founder and President of the PREDA Foundation, regarding their appeal to the provincial government of Zambales in Luzon, Philippines to allow their organization to use idle government buildings and lands for free. According to Fr. Cullen, they […]

PHILIPPINES: Torture of a 17-year-old boy falsely accused of being a member of a kidnap-for-ransom group

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal concerning the torture of a 17-year-old boy, who was falsely accused by soldiers and policemen of being a member of a kidnap-for-ransom group, in Basilan, Mindanao. He is presently detained together with adult offenders in a jail where he was remanded. Asraf Jamiri […]