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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...

PHILIPPINES: Two anti-mining activists face threats after the murder of their colleague

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the threats on two anti-mining activists, Nenita Lacasa and Carolyn Borja of Eastern Samar, Visayas. In ...

VIETNAM: Arrest and arbitrary detention of four Vietnamese

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT-France) regarding the arrest and arbitrary detent...

FORWARDED HUNGER ALERT (World): Stop Land Grabbing immediately!

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Food First Information and Action Network (FIAN) International and La Via Campesina Emergency Network. Do not su...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Four Doctors Released, One Still in Danger

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Amnesty International about the continued detention of a doctor arrested under emergency regulations. He has bee...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Arrest of a prominent human rights activist over oppressive laws

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you this information below regarding the arrest and subsequent detention of a prominent human rights activist, Dr. Binayak Sen. ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Alleged assault on a Member of Legislative Assembly of Dalit Panthers at Cuddalore

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarded this Urgent Appeal on behalf of People’s Watch– Tamil Nadu regarding an alleged assault on a Member of the Legislative Assem...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Online petition to UN for appointment of Special Representative

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an on-line petition initiated by a group of concerned Sri Lanka expatriates in Australia, calling for the appointment of a S...

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....

INDONESIA/ACEH: Extrajudicial killings of Aceh civilians by TNI troops

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an urgent appeal issued by the Acheh Human Rights Online, with regard to extrajudicial killings of Aceh civilians by the Indonesian...