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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,...

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): 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 (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 (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 APPEAL (India): Alleged assault on a Member of Legislative Assembly of Dalit Panthers at Cuddalore 

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarded this Urgent Appeal on behalf of People’s Watch– Tamil Nadu regarding an alleged assault on a Member of the Legislative Assem...