South Asia

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South Korea: Bitter harvest: Exploitation and forced labour of ...
20 October 2014

Migrant workers under the Employment Permit System (EPS) make up a substantial proportion of the agricultural workforce in South Korea. Their labour ...

Report       ASA 25/004/2014

Myanmar: Media workers jailed for two years
17 October 2014

Five media workers have been sentenced to two years in prison in Myanmar over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained ...

Urgent Action       ASA 16/026/2014

Nepal: Authorities must unconditionally release CK Raut with ...
17 October 2014

Amnesty International calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Dr CK Raut who was charged with sedition on 8 October 2014 under Nepal's ...

Public Statement       ASA 31/007/2014

Thailand: Six months on, fate of human rights activist remains ...
17 October 2014

Six months after activist Pholachi Rakchongcharoen, also known as “Billy”, is believed to have been the victim of enforced disappearance in Kaengkrachan ...

Public Statement       ASA 39/016/2014

Maldives: Bring to justice those behind abductions, death ...
17 October 2014

The Maldives police must intensify efforts to find those responsible for death threats, abductions and violent attacks against journalists, politicians and ...

Public Statement       ASA 29/002/2014

Myanmar: Stop using repressive law against peaceful ...
15 October 2014

This briefing highlights concerns around ongoing arrests and charges brought against scores of peaceful protesters in 2014. These arrests and charges ...

Document       ASA 16/025/2014

Thailand: Alleged torture victim denied redress
14 October 2014

The Royal Thai Government should comply with its international human rights obligations to provide remedies and reparation to victims of torture or other ...

Public Statement       ASA 39/015/2014

Bangladesh: Stop them, now! Enforced disappearances ...
13 October 2014

Bangladeshi authorities must tackle a disturbing rise in enforced disappearances over the past two years, stop torture, and end their increasing ...

Report       ASA 13/005/2014

2014 World Day Against the Death Penalty: Protecting people ...
10 October 2014

This document provides an overview of the main issues relating to the use of the death penalty against people with mental or intellectual disabilities. ...

Document       ACT 51/005/2014

China: Detained for supporting Hong Kong protests
9 October 2014

At least 26 people, including several poets and artists, have been detained in Beijing for showing support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong ...

Urgent Action       ASA 17/053/2014