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INDIA: Human rights defender murdered in Uttar Pradesh 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Voice of the People (VoP), Uttar Pradesh, People’s Watch Tamilnadu (PWTN) and People’s Vigilance Com...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): Human rights defender arrested for organising public hearing on torture in West Bengal 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from People’s Watch Tamil Nadu (PWTN) concerning the arrest, detention and subsequent release of a human rights...

FORWARDED HUNGER ALERT (India): Safeguard Agrarian Sector and Rich Biodiversity 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Asian Centre for the Progress of People (ACPP) – Hotline Asia. SUMMARY: Although the commercial introductio...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India) : Stop contaminating environment and health of Dharavi Bhet communities 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Asian Center for the Progress of Peoples (ACPP) – Hotline Asia. SUMMARY: Villagers from indigenous communit...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): A lawyer assaulted in Madurai, Tamil Nadu 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from People’s Watch Tamil Nadu concerning the torture, arrest and detention of a lawyer in Madurai. The victim ...

FORWARDED APPEAL (India): State police assault and detain Narmada Bachao Andolan activists in Khandwa 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from the Narmada Bachao Andolan. On 29 October, the evictees of the Narmada Dam Project started a two-day protest me...

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 ...