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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” ...

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...

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(Nepal): Humanitarian assistance is needed for displaced persons by flood in Sunsari District

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal calling for humanitarian assistance for the people living in flood-damaged parts along the Koshi River in Nepal. Accordin...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Malaysia): Armed police and bulldozers again attack villagers

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) regarding the forced demolition in Kampung Berembang, a village near Kuala Lu...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Japan): Eviction threat at Utubo Park and Osaka Castle Park in Osaka

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal to you regarding the forced eviction of homeless people in Utsubo park and Osaka castle park, in Osaka, Japan. It is beli...

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...

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 ...

BANGLADESH: Two human rights activists are held incommunicado and are at risk of torture

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from Amnesty International (AI) that Dr Qazi Faruque Ahmed and David William Biswas, the president and vice-president of...