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SRI LANKA: An appeal against infringement of university autonomy

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Transcurrents about their opposition to a directive issued by the Ministry of Higher Education of Sri Lan...

SOUTH KOREA: Immigration service ordered union leader to leave for his activity

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Migrants Trade Union (MTU) regarding the visa cancellation and deportation order by March 7, 2011 of the preside...

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 arrest and deportation of recognized refugees

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from SUARA RAKYAT MALAYSIA (SUARAM) on the continued arrest and detention of refugees recognized by the United Nation...

FORWARDED APPEAL(Iran): A mother of two charged with adultery faces being stoned to death, while her partner was stoned to death

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal issued by the ‘Stop Stoning Forever Campaign’ regarding the death sentence by stoning of Ms. Mokarrame...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): A picture of the human rights situation in the Philippines in 2005

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a report by Karapatan (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Right), a human rights organisation based in Manila, regard...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Illegal arrest, detention and torture of three people has yet to be investigated, despite more than a year having passed

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you information from the United against Torture Coalition (UATC), a coalition of various human rights organizations in the Phili...

NEPAL: UN Commission on Human Rights adopts resolution on Nepal

Dear friends, We are forwarding you the resolution on Nepal adopted by the Sixty-first Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva.  In the past few months many persons have been much conc...

INDIA: A hundred women and children evicted from a night shelter in New Delhi, India

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding information from the Coordination Office of the Housing and Land Rights Network of Habitat International Coalition (HIC-HLRN) rega...