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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...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines/Japan): Uneven application of right to nationality denies children equal rights in Japan 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from various organisations regarding the petition of nine Japanese-Filipino children to grant them Japanese nation...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Japan): Eviction threat at Utubo Park and Osaka Castle Park in Osaka 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal to you regarding the forced eviction of homeless people in Utsubo park and Osaka castle park, in Osaka, Japan. It is beli...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Hong Kong SAR): 12 charged WTO protesters on hunger strike 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding the statement issued by 12 of the charged WTO protestors, who have begun a hunger strike from 5 January 2006 for an indefinite peri...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): A learning center run by religious groups allegedly torched by military agents in Aurora, Luzon 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights), a human rights organization based in Manila. T...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Illegal arrest and violence against Tamil journalists by security forces in Colombo and Jaffna 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission is forwarding to you an appeal from the Reporters Without Borders/Reporters Sans Frontiers regarding the arrests and harassment of Tamil journalists by ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Hong Kong SAR): Please send a letter to the Chief Executive to release 14 anti-WTO protesters 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission is forwarding an appeal issued by the Hong Kong People’s Alliance (HKPA) on 20 December 2005 regarding the arrest and detention of the protesters ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Philippines): Displaced villagers in desperate condition in Quezon province, Luzon 

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

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....