Extrajudicial killings

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Another labor leader killed in Calamba City, Luzon

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from  human rights organization KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights)-National Office in Manila, Philippines regarding the killing of Diosdado Fortuna (50), a labor leader in Calamba City, Luzon on 22 September 2005. Fortuna is the latest victim in the […]

EGYPT: Government urged to halt excessive force against demonstrators

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) regarding widespread arbitrary arrest and detention, abductions followed by enforced disappearances of persons, extrajudicial killings and denial of freedom of assembly in Egypt. For more information, please contact: The Cairo Institute for Human […]

PHILIPPINES: Labour rights activist killed in Santa Rosa City

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the National Coalition for the Protection of Workers’ Rights (NCPWR) regarding the murder of Edward Panganiban, a labour rights activist. If you have any question, please contact the group’s email at: ncpwr.st@gmail.com and granahe.st@gmail.com Thank you. Urgent Appeals Desk Asian […]

FORWARDED APPEAL(Burma): Appeal to China to take action on Burma

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal that was posted on Thailand news site Prachatai, asking the government of China to use its leverage to bring reconciliation and peace in Burma. If the email bounces back, please check here: http://en.beijing2008.cn/bocog/contactus/. Please use a different subject line so your email does not […]

INDONESIA/ACEH: Extrajudicial killings of Aceh civilians by TNI troops

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an urgent appeal issued by the Acheh Human Rights Online, with regard to extrajudicial killings of Aceh civilians by the Indonesian military troops (TNI). If you have questions or want to know more about the report, please do not hesitate to contact the Acheh Human […]

PHILIPPINES: Three people killed and three others wounded by military forces in Matan-ao, Davao del Sur, Mindanao

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), Mindanao, about the killing of three people and the wounding of three others by military officers belonging to the 25th Infantry Battalion (IB), Philippine Army in Matan-ao, Davao del Sur, Philippines. Those who were […]