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PHILIPPINES: Labour rights activist killed in Santa Rosa City 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the National Coalition for the Protection of Workers’ Rights (NCPWR) regarding the murder of Edward Pan...

FORWARDED APPEAL (THAILAND): Labour advocate arrested 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an urgent appeal from the Holland-based The Clean Clothes Campaign, urging the Thai government to release lawyer Mr. Somyot Pru...

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...

SOUTH KOREA: Rights group calls for special review of NHRCK’s status 

Dear friends,   The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the NGO’s Collaborative Action to Put the National Human Rights Commission of Korea in its Place (N...

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...

PHILIPPINES: Harassment of a prominent Muslim human rights defender 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) – Mindanao regarding the harassment of a prominent Musli...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Human rights activists arrested and released for protesting against caste based discrimination 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Child Rights and You (CRY) and the People’s Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR) regarding the cas...