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FORWARDED APPEAL (Malaysia): Stop the arrest and deportation of recognized refugees

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from SUARA RAKYAT MALAYSIA (SUARAM) on the continued arrest and detention of refugees recognized by the United Nation...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Land entitlement of Adivasis in Aralam Farm is denied

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Asian Center for the Progress of Peoples (ACPP) regarding the situation of landless tribes in Kerala state. In s...

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 (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 (Hong Kong SAR): 12 charged WTO protesters on hunger strike

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding the statement issued by 12 of the charged WTO protestors, who have begun a hunger strike from 5 January 2006 for an indefinite peri...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Singapore): Two Africans sentenced to death for drug offense

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you information regarding the death penalty imposed by the court in Singapore on two Africans for violation of prohibited drugs....

PHILIPPINES: Three people killed and three others wounded by military forces in Matan-ao, Davao del Sur, Mindanao

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), Mindanao, about the killing of three people and the wounding of ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): More families left homeless after violent demolition in San Juan

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding this appeal from the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) about the violent demolition of a community of informal settle...

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 Democr...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India) : Stop contaminating environment and health of Dharavi Bhet communities

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Asian Center for the Progress of Peoples (ACPP) – Hotline Asia. SUMMARY: Villagers from indigenous communit...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Malaysia): Assault of detainees by prison wardens; provide further medical treatment

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal update from SUARA RAKYAT MALAYSIA (SUARAM) regarding the assault and medical neglect of detainees by prison wardens i...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Iran): Stoning to death of two women in Iran

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward the appeal received from Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) regarding the sentence of death by stoning of two women in Iran...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Alleged continued harassment of hundreds of villager over land dispute

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the Partnership for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development Services, Inc. (PARRDS), a coalition of non-governmental o...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): A learning center run by religious groups allegedly torched by military agents in Aurora, Luzon

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights), a human rights organization based in Manila. T...

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: Updates regarding emergency situation on Nepal

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding updates related to the recent Nepal crisis issued on 10 February 2005 by the International Nepal Solidarity Network (INSN), a netwo...