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Asian Human Rights Mailing list

Forwarded with permission from:         
Asia Human Rights Alert <ahralert@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Dear Friends,

One of the needs identified during Bangkok & Manila DAGA-Interdoc
Meeting was to establish a mailing list for human rights appeals in
Asia.  This is a timely response to the need to have a common
platform to distribute human rights urgent appeals among the groups
and individuals in the Asian region through e-mail. As we all know,
e-mail has become one of the most efficient and cost-effective
campaign tool and this mailing list will serve for the purpose of
human rights appeals and an effective campaign platform.  We hope
that this mailing list will serve in promotion and protection of
human rights of the people in the Asian region through prompt action
and solidarity. 

We are glad to inform you that Japan Computer Access (JCA) will be
providing technical support in setting up and hosting the mailing

The following could be taken into account in subscribing to this
mailing list as well as in sending contributions: 

1.  The name of the list will be [Asia-HR-Alert].  (Asia Human Rights

2.  This list is only to distribute urgent appeals, campaign letters,
situation reports (in concise format), press releases, and other human
rights related material (in concise form) related to human rights in

3.  Human Rights Urgent Appeals/ Urgent Campaign Letters, requesting
action, situation reports, press releases, and other human rights
related material could be sent to this mailing list. The issues may
relate to economic, social and cultural rights as well as civil and
political rights in the region.

4. How to Subscribe and Post material:

* How to Subscribe:

To subscribe to this mailing list please send your subscription 
request to: AHRAlert@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Please include a brief profile such as your NAME, ORGANISATION,
ADDRESS, TELEPHONE, FAX, to the e-mail address in your request for 

* How to post material to Asia-HR-Alert:

You will be notified by e-mail once you are included as a subscribe 
to this list. After this you can directly post your material to this 
list by sending e-mail to:

Asia-HR-Alert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx  /  asia-hr-alert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

* How to un-subscribe / sign-off :

If you ever want to remove yourself from this mailing list,
you can send mail to "Majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx" with the following command
in the body of your email message:

unsubscribe asia-hr-alert your e-mail address

Example if you had subscribed to this list as ahrc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
then you will send following msg to: majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

unsubscribe asia-hr-alert ahrc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

This will un-subscribe / remove your name from this list.
In case of difficulty please send your request to: 

5.  The moderator of this group will be Sanjeewa Liyanage of Asian
Human Rights Commission, Hong Kong.  He will moderate the mailing list
in consultation with other human rights bodies in the region. 
Boonthan Veravongse from ACFOD, Thailand and Akio Kawamura from
Hu-Rights Osaka, has agreed to assist in providing information and

We hope to hearing from you and Asia-HR-Alert will begin with an
initial mailing list consisting of groups and individuals in the field
of human rights movement in the Asia. 

- Sanjeewa Liyanage
  Asian Human Rights Commission
  Asia-HR-Alert Mailing List