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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...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Iran): Ailing female human rights defender Shadi Sadr is beaten and arrested

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) international solidarity network about the violent abduction and ille...

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 ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Illegal arrest and detention of eight activists

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal received from Karapatan (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights) from the Philippines, calling for the saf...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Arbitrary detention of journalist

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from Amnesty International regarding the case of a journalist, who has been detained without charge in the T...

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/Japan): Uneven application of right to nationality denies children equal rights in Japan

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from various organisations regarding the petition of nine Japanese-Filipino children to grant them Japanese nation...

NEPAL: A joint statement by 14 local and international NGOs on the present situation in Nepal

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a statement adopted by 14 local, regional and international human rights bodies and academic institutions, including the AHRC, who ...

PHILIPPINES: Forcible disappearance of a young man in Davao City

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: 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” ...