Threats and intimidation

INDIA: Attack on John P Abraham, and Adivasis Tribal People

Dear Friends, INDIA: Attack on John P Abraham and Adivasis Tribal People We need your help to prevent any further personal attack on John P Abraham, and to show solidarity with his cause to help the advisasis tribal people in India. Thank you. Urgent Appeals Desk Asian Human Rights Commission Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 […]

BANGLADESH: Human rights defender, Mr FMA Razzak, in a critical condition in hospital following abduction and brutal attack

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Front Line regarding the deadly attack on human rights defender FMA Razzak and gouging his eyes and seriously fracturing his hand and leg by the family of an army major of Bangladesh. The appeal is available at: http://www.frontlinedefenders.org/node/15038 . For more information, please […]

PHILIPPINES: Two anti-mining activists face threats after the murder of their colleague

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the threats on two anti-mining activists, Nenita Lacasa and Carolyn Borja of Eastern Samar, Visayas. In their appeal, the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), a local human rights organization, reported that shots were fired at the houses of […]

PHILIPPINES: Threats to a key witness and his family for testifying against soldiers involved in the disappearance of six men

Dear friends,   The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) about the threats on Sgt. Esequias Duyogan and his family.     Sgt. Duyogan is the key witness to the forced disappearance of six men, collectively known as ‘PICOP six’, in […]

SRI LANKA: A website office is attacked

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement issued by Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka. For further information, please contact Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka through their website: www.jdslanka.org. Urgent Appeals Programme Asian Human Rights Commission —————————————————— URGENT ALERT 2011 January 31 | 6.22 GMT Sri Lanka : […]

SRI LANKA: A website office is attacked

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement issued by Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka. For further information, please contact Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka through their website: www.jdslanka.org. Urgent Appeals Programme Asian Human Rights Commission —————————————————— URGENT ALERT 2011 January 31 | 6.22 GMT Sri Lanka : […]

PHILIPPINES: Surveillance on a labour leader in Laguna

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from Pagkakaisa ng Manggagawa sa Timog Katagalugan, a local labour organization in Laguna province, about the surveillance and harassment on labour leader Hermenegildo Marasigan. Marasigan, national president of Organized Labor Association in Line Industries and Agriculture- Kilusang Mayo Uno (Olalia-KMU), have […]

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Immediate protection needed for Mr. J.C. Weliamuna with impartial investigation for grenade attack

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward the appeal sent to the President of Sri Lanka and the president of the Bar Association by Dutch Lawyers for Lawyers Foundation based in the Netherlands on 7 October 2008. This appeal is in regard to the recent grenade attack against Mr. J.C. Weliamuna, […]