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FORWARDED APPEAL (Singapore): Australian national faces imminent death by hanging 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Amnesty International regarding an Australian national named Van Tuong NGUYEN (25), who has been charged with t...

PHILIPPINES: Workers on strike prevented food, water and power supply by their Japanese employer in Binan, Laguna, Luzon 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) – Luzon, a human rights non-government organization,...

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...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Forcible disappearance of seven activists in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Visayas 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from \\KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights), a human rights organization in Manila, Philippi...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): A female human rights activist stabbed to death in Bislig City, Mindanao 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the  KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights), a human rights organization in Manila, Phil...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Honduras): Safety fears for threatened human rights defender in Honduras 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from Amnesty International regarding the safety issue of a human rights defender in Honduras. Threats made against...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Another labor leader killed in Calamba City, Luzon 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from  human rights organization KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights)-National Office...

INDONESIA: 37 peasants wounded by a police shooting during a gathering in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a press release to you issued by La Via Campesina (International farmers movement), regarding the police’s crack down on a pe...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Minor offenders in Zambales, Luzon need adequate and suitable rehabilitation centers 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you information from Fr. Shay Cullen, MSSC, Founder and President of the PREDA Foundation, regarding their appeal to the provinc...

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...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Over 300 workers in Jaela fight for labour rights 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the Human Rights Circle in Ekala, Jaela, Sri Lanka regarding over 300 workers who were unlawfully dismissed after tw...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Singapore): Two Africans sentenced to death for drug offense 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you information regarding the death penalty imposed by the court in Singapore on two Africans for violation of prohibited drugs....

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): 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 (Indonesia/Aceh): the abduction and disappearance of a child 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an urgent appeal issued by the Acheh Papua Maluku Human Rights Online, with regard to the torture and disappearance of a 11-year-o...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Indonesia): Two Indonesian prisoners facing death by firing squad 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding information for your immediate attention regarding the pending execution of two Indonesians in Western Sumatra, Indonesia, after th...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Nepal): Human rights groups question the legality of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement released on 28 May 2005 by 25 human rights organizations in Nepal questioning the legitimacy and legality of the...

FORWARDED APPEAL (South Korea): Denial of refugee status for Burmese nine 

Dear friends, Please find below a statement issued by a group of Korean non-governmental organisations regarding nine Burmese National League for Democracy (NLD) members, whose refugee applications ha...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Pakistan): Arrest of human rights defenders in Pakistan 

Dear friends, Please see below a letter sent by a group of organisations in Thailand to the President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf, regarding the arrest of human rights defenders during a rec...

SINGAPORE: Urgent intervention required for prisoner on death row 

Dear friends, We are forwarding you information we have received from Think Centre in Singapore regarding the death penalty to a Singaporean man who faces imminent execution. Mr Shanmugm Murugesu, a f...