Freedom of association

FORWARDED APPEAL (South Korea): An international call for your support of the Migrants Trade Union’s legal union status

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), calling your support for the Migrants Trade Union (MTU) and the right of migrant workers in South Korea to form and join trade unions. The Ministry of Labor and South Korean government have […]

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Political persecution of opposition in the Philippines

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal letter issued by five Congressmen in the Philippines who are currently facing unjust restraint and the threat of arrest for their stance against the Arroyo government and the recent “state of national emergency”. The five are aware that were they to […]