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FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Further arrests and ill-treatment of human rights defenders by security forces 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you an appeal from the Front Line regarding the case of arrest, detention and suspected torture of  human rights defenders ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Thailand): Requesting Urgent Inquiry into Nationality Verification Process for Burmese Migrants 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward on an appeal from the State Enterprise Workers Relations Confederation (SERC), the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRD...

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 (Malaysia): Violent arrests take place at an Internal Security Act protest rally 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from SUARAM, a human rights NGO, on a series of violent arrests which have taken place at a rally in Kuala Lumpur, pr...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Kyrgyzstan): Death of a journalist by police torture

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) regarding the torture and custodial death of a Kyrgyzstani journalist....

FORWARDED APPEAL (Iran): Ailing female human rights defender Shadi Sadr is beaten and arrested 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) international solidarity network about the violent abduction and ille...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Indonesia): Peaceful activists imprisoned and beaten 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received by the  Amnesty International group in Reading, England, regarding the sentence of two men involved in a pe...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Land entitlement of Adivasis in Aralam Farm is denied 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Asian Center for the Progress of Peoples (ACPP) regarding the situation of landless tribes in Kerala state. In s...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Malaysia): Assault of detainees by prison wardens; provide further medical treatment 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal update from SUARA RAKYAT MALAYSIA (SUARAM) regarding the assault and medical neglect of detainees by prison wardens i...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Thailand): Comment in Accordance with Article 23 of the ILO Constitution on the Royal Thai Government’s Failure to Observe the Equality of Treatment (Accident Compensation) Convention 1925 (C-19) 

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following urgent appeal from The State Enterprise Workers Relations Confederation (SERC) to urge ILO International L...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Thailand): Call for Royal Thai Government to immediately stop involuntary repatriation of Lao Hmong 

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following urgent appeal from the Cross Culture Foundation (CrCF) to call for Royal Thai Government to immediately st...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Plight of the Tamils

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Irish Forum for Peace in Sri Lanka regarding the conditions and treatment of Tamil civilians in the north of...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Indonesia): Alleged unlawful arrest of an activist 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal regarding the arrest of Mr. Muhammad Rusdi, a farmer in Karang Mendapo village who has been actively involved in camp...

FORWARDED APPEAL (South Korea): Deaths of protesters protesting against forced eviction 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Sarangbang Group for Human Rights in South Korea regarding the deaths of activists protesting against forced ev...

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 (Sri Lanka): Immediate protection needed for Mr. J.C. Weliamuna with impartial investigation for grenade attack 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward the appeal sent to the President of Sri Lanka and the president of the Bar Association by Dutch Lawyers for Lawyers Foundation ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Fear for safety: J.C. Weliamuna, human rights lawyer and His Family 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal received from Amnesty International regarding a grenade attack on a human rights lawyer who is the director of Transparen...

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(Nepal): Humanitarian assistance is needed for displaced persons by flood in Sunsari District 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal calling for humanitarian assistance for the people living in flood-damaged parts along the Koshi River in Nepal. Accordin...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Thailand): Five student activists advocating human rights are at risk of torture 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal that five student activists advocating human rights have disappeared from their dormitory on 15 August 2008 in sou...