Urgent Actions & Appeals

Demands of Myanmar WHRDs
JASS Southeast Asia
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First, humanitarian assistance and emergency aid must be provided immediately in order to avert the crisis from spiraling out of control. The international community, including Thai and Indian authorities, must provide humanitarian assistance to refugees and IDPs who are in immediate need of support. Those seeking shelter and safety should be treated without discrimination.
Expired Urgent Actions & Appeals
JASS Southeast Asia
Expired
On the 15th of April 2021, labor union leader Ma Myo Aye, 53 years old, was arrested in Yangon. She is charged with Penal Code 505-A; imprisonment is up to three years and non-bailable. Ma Myo Aye was among the 3,400 protesters arrested in the course of police and military operations after the Myanmar military staged a coup on the 1st of February 2021.
JASS Southeast Asia
Expired
JASS Southeast Asia joins regional and international human rights allies in expressing its solidarity with the Filipino farmers and Lumad indigenous peoples who stood up for their right to food and resources. JASS likewise condemns the violent dispersal of the farmers and indigenous peoples in Kidapawan, North Cotabato on 1 April 2016 where 29 women are detained, including three pregnant women and six elderly individuals.
JASS Mesoamerica, JASS Crossregional, International
Expired
Read the demands compiled and shared by the Cáceres Family and COPINH. There has been "total secrecy that surrounds the investigation of her assassination and the attempts to criminalize members of COPINH and other human rights defenders..."
JASS Mesoamerica
Expired
We are deeply saddened and outraged by the assassination of Honduran activist—our sister and friend—Berta Cáceres, Coordinator of COPINH. Read JASS' official statement.
JASS Mesoamerica, JASS Crossregional, International
Expired
Join JASS and our allies in New York and Geneva this month: on Sept. 24, event on the Honduras Platform on the UPR, Sept. 27, parallel event to the UN Sustainable Development Summit, and on Sept. 29, side event on Mexico at the UN Human Rights Council. Follow us on our Facebook and Twitter pages!

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JASS Mesoamerica, JASS Southeast Asia, JASS Southern Africa, JASS Crossregional
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