Right to food

EAST TIMOR: Village of Lolotoi fails to receive food or medical assistance

MARCH 5: Paul Harris, a prominent lawyer based in Hong Kong, recently visited East Timor for the purposes of fact-finding, to see how he could be of assistance to the recovery of East Timor and to deliver some donations for local schools.   While visiting the Bobonaro region, Mr. Harris met a priest, Fr. Pietr, […]

FORWARDED HUNGER ALERT (India): Safeguard Agrarian Sector and Rich Biodiversity

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Asian Centre for the Progress of People (ACPP) – Hotline Asia. SUMMARY: Although the commercial introduction of Bt Brinjal was halted on 10 February 2010, the threat of genetically modified (GM) crops is imminent to return, as Prithviraj Chavan, the […]

PHILIPPINES: Call for relief and donation for flood victims

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) calling for donations to flood victims. For more details, contact the CTUHR at: 702 Culmat Building, E. Rodriguez Ave. Diliman Quezon City, Philippines; Mobile: (+63)910 833 1877; Telefax: (+63)2 411 0256 […]

FORWARDED HUNGER ALERT (World): Stop Land Grabbing immediately!

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Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Food First Information and Action Network (FIAN) International and La Via Campesina Emergency Network. Do not support the principles of “responsible” agribusiness investment promoted by the World Bank Land grabbing denies land for local communities, destroys livelihoods, reduces the political space […]