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Philippines: Illegal arrest and detention, torture, sexual abuse and inhuman treatment of a 60-year old female political detainee

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you information from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) regarding the serious case of illegal arrest and detenti...

SOUTH KOREA: Dismissal of a female worker after complaining about sexual harassment at the workplace

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from the Network for Global Activism in Korea about the case of a female worker who has held a sit-in strugg...

FORWARDED APPEAL (South Korea): Call for the retention of protection from discrimination against sexual orientation and gender

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from LGBT Coalition for Seoul Students Rights Ordinance calling for the members of the education committee of the Seo...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Pakistan): Appeal to President Zardari to comply with his promises for ensuring the release of Dr. Afia Siddiqui

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Aafia Movement regarding Dr. Aafia Siddiqui’s Upcoming appeal process, the role of the government, and the...

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 (Indonesia): Three men face death penalty after being tried retroactively, illegal under the Indonesian Constitution

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received by Amnesty International regarding the death sentence of three men involved in the Bali bombing, that occurr...

FORWARDED APPEAL (South Korea): An international call for your support of the Migrants Trade Union’s legal union status

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), calling your support for the Migrants Trade Union (MTU...

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 (Cambodia): A media journalist was arbitrarily arrested after being accused of defaming the Government

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a statement issued by the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC), a coalition of 18 prominent Cambodian local NGOs, regard...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Over 300 workers in Jaela fight for labour rights

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the Human Rights Circle in Ekala, Jaela, Sri Lanka regarding over 300 workers who were unlawfully dismissed after tw...

PHILIPPINES: Displaced civilians in depressed and harsh situation as a result of continuous fighting in Jolo, Sulu

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding the mission report prepared by various peace groups in Mindanao, Philippines, urging the Government of Philippines to take immediat...

MALDIVES: Incommunicado detention and fear of torture on civilians in Maldives

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding information from Amnesty International about the arbitrary arrest and incommunicado detention of people who participated pro-democr...