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[Urgent Appeal] Kyrgyzstan: Assault against participants to an anti-homophobia event organised by Labris -The Observatory

The Observatory: Kyrgyzstan: Assault against participants to an anti-homophobia event organised by Labris URGENT APPEAL – THE OBSERVATORY KGZ 002 / 0515 / OBS 043 Harassment / Assault / Ill-treatment Obstacles to freedom of peaceful assembly Kyrgyzstan May 21, 2015 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International…

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[Urgent Appeal] Husband and daughter of murdered land rights activists suffer trauma -AHRC

Urgent Appeal Update: AHRC-UAU-003-2015 20 May 2015 —————————————————— [Re: PHILIPPINES: One farmer killed, three others wounded after they were shot for harvesting crops they cultivated on disputed land] —————————————————— PHILIPPINES: Husband and daughter of murdered land rights activists suffer trauma ISSUES: Human rights defenders; land rights —————————————————— Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)…

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[Urgent Appeal] Harassment and Frustrated Killing of Indigenous People Leader -MAG

URGENT APPEAL April 20, 2015 (PHILIPPINES) Harassment and Frustrated Killing of Indigenous People Leader ISSUES:  Right to Means of Subsistence, Right to Land ___________________________________________________ Dear friends, The Medical Action Group (MAG) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the harassment and frustrated killing of indigenous people, Manobo leader in Don Carlos, Bukidnon. If you wish…

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[Urgent Appeal] Labor leader Arrested and Detained -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL: Labor leader Arrested and Detained Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) writes to inform you about the arrest of Antonio T. Cuizon, president of the Panaghiusa sa Mamumuo sa Carmen Copper (PMCC), an organized union of Carmen Copper Incorporated since 1985. CASE DETAILS: The Panaghiusa sa Mamumuo sa Carmen…

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[Urgent Appeal] A union member of the Albay Labor Employees Organization (ALEO) was illegally arrested and harassed by police authorities in Albay Province. -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL August 28, 2014 (Philippines) A union member of the Albay Labor Employees Organization (ALEO) was illegally arrested and harassed by police authorities in Albay Province. Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the arbitrary arrest and harassment by the police against a member…

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[Urgent Appeal] False charges were filed against two (2) labour leaders after they held a picket protest condemning the unfair labor practices of a supposed workers’ cooperative.

URGENT APPEAL August 27, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) False charges were filed against two (2) labour leaders after they held a picket protest condemning the unfair labor practices of a supposed workers’ cooperative. Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the harassment done by officers of a…

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[Urgent Appeal] Three indigenous miners were found buried in a shallow grave -AHRC

PHILIPPINES: Three indigenous miners were found buried in a shallow grave April 16, 2014 ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-052-2014 16 April 2014 —————————————————— PHILIPPINES: Three indigenous miners were found buried in a shallow grave ISSUES: Extra-judicial killings; Indigenous people —————————————————— Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)…

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[Urgent Appeal] Four members of a local community organization were arrested and suffered injuries during a forced eviction

URGENT APPEAL March 14, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) Four members of a local community organization were arrested and suffered injuries during a forced eviction ISSUES: Human Rights Defenders; Arbitrary Arrest and Detention; Forced Eviction; Harassment; Physical Injuries; Abuse of Authority _____________________________________________ Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal…

[Urgent Appeal] SAVE THOSE PRECIOUS 1,829 TREES

SAVE THOSE PRECIOUS 1,829 TREES An Urgent Appeal to Prevent Destruction of Trees in Pangasinan (January 25, 2014) OUR COUNTRY TODAY FACES AN UNPRECEDENTED ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS in no small measure caused by human neglect, greed, and indifference. We have witnessed with horror the aftermath of Ondoy, Sendong, Pablo, and super typhoon Yolanda. The Philippines is…

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[Urgent Appeal] Death threats against Mr. Arthur “Jun” Agarado Sapanghari, Jr. -THE OBSERVATORY

URGENT APPEAL – THE OBSERVATORY Death threats against Mr. Arthur “Jun” Agarado Sapanghari, Jr. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in the Philippines. Description of the…

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[Urgent Appeal] Harassment of a Radio Broadcaster -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL January 28, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) Harassment of a Radio Broadcaster ISSUES: Human Rights Defender, Harassment and Intimidation ________________________ Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the harassment case involving a human rights defender in the media sector. If you wish to make any inquiries…

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[Urgent Appeal] A Political Activist Threatened to be Killed by A Police Officer -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL January 14, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) A Political Activist Threatened to be Killed by A Police Officer ISSUES: Human Rights Defender; Harassment; Right to Peaceful Assembly _______________________________________________________________________________ Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the conduct unbecoming of a police officer who threatened an activist…

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[Urgent Appeal] Harassment against a Student Human Rights Defender -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL January 13, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) Harassment against a Student Human Rights Defender ISSUES: Human Rights Defender; Harassment, Coercion and Intimidation; Student Rights and Welfare; Physical Injuries ________________________________________________ Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the harassment case involving a human rights defender in the…

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[Urgent Appeal] A female Human Rights Defender in the Agrarian Reform Sector is brutally murdered -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL November 12, 2013 (PHILIPPINES) A female Human Rights Defender in the Agrarian Reform Sector is brutally murdered ISSUES: Human Rights Defenders; Harassment and Intimidation; Agrarian Reform; Land Grabbing ___________________________________ Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the killing of a female human rights…

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[Urgent Appeal] Another activist faces threats in Davao del Sur -AHRC

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-129-2013 8 October 2013 —————————————————— PHILIPPINES: Another activist faces threats in Davao del Sur ISSUES: Threats and intimidation; human rights defenders —————————————————— Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) writes to inform you that an activist in Davao del Sur is facing threats.…