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FORWARDED APPEAL (Indonesia): Please urge the Government to accede the Rome Statute of the ICC

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal issued by the Indonesian Association of Families of the Disappeared (IKOHI), the national partner of the Coalition for th...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Japan): On-line petition to seek justice for a man charged with alleged false murder case due to class discrimination

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an on-line petition initiated by the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) in Tokyo,...

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 a...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Displaced villagers in desperate condition in Quezon province, Luzon

Dear friend, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines – Luzon (TFDP) regarding the massive displacement of villagers in...

SINGAPORE: Urgent intervention required for prisoner on death row

Dear friends, We are forwarding you information we have received from Think Centre in Singapore regarding the death penalty to a Singaporean man who faces imminent execution. Mr Shanmugm Murugesu, a f...

SRI LANKA/ASIA: Tsunami rehabilitation; Statement of the World Forum of Fisher People (WFFP)

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding you a statement issued by the World Forum of Fisher People (WFFP) on 26 January 2005 regarding the tsunami rehabilitation process i...

INDIA: Call for withdrawal of forest and environment clearance to POSCO requiring 1,253 hectare of forest land

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS). For more information, please contact: Prashant Paikary, Spokesperson,...

SINGAPORE: High Court upheld Dr. Chee’s conviction for speaking in public without a permit

Dear friends,   The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) regarding the affirmation of the High Court of the guilty verdict...