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PHILIPPINES: A farmer advocating for land reform killed 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) about the killing of Moises Fuentes, a farmer advocating f...

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 ...

PHILIPPINES: Call for relief and donation for flood victims 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) calling for donations to flood victims. For more details,...

PHILIPPINES: Twenty six workers and union leaders illegally dismissed in Negros 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal about the illegal dismissal of 26 workers and union leaders of a retail company when union leaders successfully wo...

INDIA: Call for withdrawal of forest and environment clearance to POSCO requiring 1,253 hectare of forest land 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS). For more information, please contact: Prashant Paikary, Spokesperson,...

BANGLADESH: Human rights defender, Mr FMA Razzak, in a critical condition in hospital following abduction and brutal attack 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Front Line regarding the deadly attack on human rights defender FMA Razzak and gouging his eyes and seriously fr...

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...

SRI LANKA: JDS calls for urgent release of lankaenews journalist 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka. Thank you. Urgent Appeals Desk Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) R...

SRI LANKA: Petition against police inaction in Katunayake attack

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from a group of Sri Lankan Attorneys. Thank you. Urgent Appeals Desk Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) —R...

INDONESIA: Journalist stabbed in Indonesia

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Amnesty International about the stabbing of a journalist in Papua Indonesia on March 3, 2011. For more informati...

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: Threats to a key witness and his family for testifying against soldiers involved in the disappearance of six men 

Dear friends,   The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) about the threats on Sgt. Esequias Duyogan a...

SRI LANKA: A website office is attacked 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement issued by Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka. For further information, please contact Journalists for Democr...

SRI LANKA: A website office is attacked 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement issued by Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka. For further information, please contact Journalists for Democr...

SINGAPORE: High Court upheld Dr. Chee’s conviction for speaking in public without a permit 

Dear friends,   The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) regarding the affirmation of the High Court of the guilty verdict...

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 ...

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...

PHILIPPINES: Petition asking President Aquino to take custody of a falsely charged activist 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a petition asking President Benigno Aquino III and his officials to consider taking into their custody Temogen “Cocoy” ...

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...

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...