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FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Human rights activists arrested and released for protesting against caste based discrimination

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Child Rights and You (CRY) and the People’s Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR) regarding the cas...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Nepal): Nepal under Royal Regime – One year of dictatorial rule deepening the national crisis

Dear friends, On the one-year anniversary of the royal take-over of Nepal, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a joint appeal issued by 48 NGOs, civil society organisations a...

NEPAL: Protesting the attempt by the King’s regime to dismantle human rights mechanisms

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward a statement issued by three individuals and 16 human rights organisations in Nepal, with regard to the King’s efforts to ...

PHILIPPINES: Military operations lead to torture and death of innocent civilians

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding information from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), a human rights non-governmental organization in the Philippine...

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 kid...

FORWARDED APPEAL (South Korea): Deaths of protesters protesting against forced eviction

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Sarangbang Group for Human Rights in South Korea regarding the deaths of activists protesting against forced ev...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Singapore/Malaysia): Death penalty of three Malaysians in Singapore

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from Amnesty International regarding the death penalty of three Malaysians in Singapore. Please intervene in...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Seven prisoners facing possible execution

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), a human rights organisation in the Philippines, about the...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Forcible disappearance of seven activists in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Visayas

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from \\KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights), a human rights organization in Manila, Philippi...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Groups seek release of a woman and her baby from jail

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an urgent appeal from the Asian Center for the Progress of Peoples (ACPP) in Hong Kong. The ACPP is calling for the immediat...

NEPAL: The Unacceptable Prohibition of Freedom of Movement of Human Rights Defender

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward a statement issued by a group of human rights organisations in Nepal, with regard to the unacceptable prohibition of freedom of...

PHILIPPINES: Three persons killed and one person wounded by the elements of the 60th Infantry Battalion in in Laak, Compostela Valley Province

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding information from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP)-Mindanaw, a human rights non-governmental organization in the P...

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 surv...

JAPAN: Two anti-whaling activists were illegally detained in Aomori and now face an unjust trial

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to support and forward an appeal from Greenpeace on the trial of two anti-whaling activists in Aomori, Japan, who both face an 18-month ja...

FORWARDED APPEAL (South Korea): 63 union members still in jail

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an action alert from the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trades Unions (KFCITU), KCTU in South Korea regarding the repre...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Singapore): Petition for Chee Soon Juan

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a petition issued by the World Forum for Democratization in Asia (WFDA). The petition calls for the Singaporean authorities ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): A female human rights activist stabbed to death in Bislig City, Mindanao

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the ┬áKARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights), a human rights organization in Manila, Phil...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Disappearance of an 18-year old man in Davao City

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you information received from a reliable source regarding the disappearance of an 18-year-old man, Lowel Labajo, after he was fo...

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,...

PHILIPPINES: Petition asking President Aquino to take custody of a falsely charged activist

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a petition asking President Benigno Aquino III and his officials to consider taking into their custody Temogen “Cocoy” ...