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FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): More families left homeless after violent demolition in San Juan 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding this appeal from the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) about the violent demolition of a community of informal settle...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Killing of a peasant leader in Bukidnon 

Dr. Chee Soon Juan’s appeal against his conviction for attempting to travel without a permit will be heard tomorrow at the Supreme Court at 10 am before Judge Choo Han Teck. In March 2006, the S...

PHILIPPINES: Surveillance on a labour leader in Laguna 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from Pagkakaisa ng Manggagawa sa Timog Katagalugan, a local labour organization in Laguna province, about the surv...

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...

PHILIPPINES: Torture of a 17-year-old boy falsely accused of being a member of a kidnap-for-ransom group 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal concerning the torture of a 17-year-old boy, who was falsely accused by soldiers and policemen of being a member of a kid...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): One hundred villagers displaced in Bulacan 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) – Luzon, regarding the massive displacement of villa...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Groups seek release of a woman and her baby from jail 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an urgent appeal from the Asian Center for the Progress of Peoples (ACPP) in Hong Kong. The ACPP is calling for the immediat...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Farmers facing fabricated charges and possible eviction from their land 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP)-Luzon, a human rights organisation based in Quezon City, Metro...

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...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Political persecution of opposition in the Philippines 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal letter issued by five Congressmen in the Philippines who are currently facing unjust restraint and the threat of a...

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...

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 (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...

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...

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 APPEALS (Philippines): Arrest of a labour leader subsequent to state of national emergency declaration 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) calling for the immediate release of labour leader Cris...

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 ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Seven prisoners facing possible execution 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), a human rights organisation in the Philippines, about the...

PHILIPPINES: Military operations lead to torture and death of innocent civilians 

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...

PHILIPPINES: Carrying out of President Macapagal Arroyo’s instructions on investigations into extrajudicial killings will take over 14 years

That the Philippines police task force (Usig) should resolve at least ten cases of alleged extrajudicial killings within ten weeks was the statement reported to have been made by President Gloria Maca...