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FORWARDED APPEAL (Malaysia): Five activists are detained for 2 years without trial under the Internal Security Act

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from MADPET (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) regarding a case of five human rights activists w...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Abduction of Children’s Home Director of Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO)

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an urgent action alert issued by the Tamil Rehabilation Organization (TRO) regarding abduction of its Children’s Home ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Illegal arrest and violence against Tamil journalists by security forces in Colombo and Jaffna

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission is forwarding to you an appeal from the Reporters Without Borders/Reporters Sans Frontiers regarding the arrests and harassment of Tamil journalists by ...

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...

BANGLADESH/INDIA: Report on human rights violations by the Indian Border Security Force in the Indo-Bangladesh border

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a press release issued by Odhikar, a human rights organization in Bangladesh, on 5 February 2005, with regard to human rights viola...

INDIA: Maheshwar dam evictees urgently require your support

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Narmada Bachao Andolan concerning the failure to rehabilitate families who have been evicted for the constru...

INDIA: Illegal and brutal eviction throws slum dwellers on to the streets in Mumbai

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) concerning an illegal and forced eviction of slum dwellers ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Disappearance of Mr. Pattani Razeek, Executive Committee Member of FORUM-ASIA

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from FORUM ASIA concerning the disappearance of a human rights defender and member of the Community Trust Fund (CFT) ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Thailand): Call for Royal Thai Government to immediately stop involuntary repatriation of Lao Hmong

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following urgent appeal from the Cross Culture Foundation (CrCF) to call for Royal Thai Government to immediately st...

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 (Sri Lanka): STOP THE WAR: We have a right to live without fear

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission is forwarding an appeal from People to People dialogue on Peace and Sustainable Development regarding the ongoing civil war in Sri Lanka. If you have a...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Hong Kong SAR): Please send a letter to the Chief Executive to release 14 anti-WTO protesters

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission is forwarding an appeal issued by the Hong Kong People’s Alliance (HKPA) on 20 December 2005 regarding the arrest and detention of the protesters ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Indonesia/Aceh): the abduction and disappearance of a child

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an urgent appeal issued by the Acheh Papua Maluku Human Rights Online, with regard to the torture and disappearance of a 11-year-o...

NEPAL: Latest information regarding emergency situation on Nepal

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding two statements separately issued by the human rights activists and organizations of the civil society and Gagan Kumar Thapa, former...

PHILIPPINES: A farmer advocating for land reform killed

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) about the killing of Moises Fuentes, a farmer advocating f...

PHILIPPINES: Thirty one hospital employees illegally terminated for demanding minimum wage and other rightful benefits

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from a labour union of hospital employees, the Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital Employees Union (BOLMSHEU), r...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Malaysia): Stop the deportation of 19 Sri Lankan refugees and asylum seekers tomorrow

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) regarding the imminent forced repatriation of 19 asylum seekers and refugees back...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Plight of the Tamils

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka regarding the conditions and treatment of Tamil civilians in the north of...

FORWARDED APPEAL(Burma): Appeal to China to take action on Burma

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal that was posted on Thailand news site Prachatai, asking the government of China to use its leverage to bring reconciliati...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Unconstitutional appointments to the Human Rights Commission

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement issued by Transparency International Sri Lanka regarding the unconstitutional appointment of persons to the Huma...