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The Asian Human Rights Commission

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) was founded in 1984 by a prominent group of jurists and human rights activists in Asia. The AHRC is an independent, non-governmental body, which seeks to promote greater awareness and realisation of human rights in the Asian region, and to mobilise Asian and international public opinion to obtain relief and redress for the victims of human rights violations.

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INDONESIA: Men who allegedly stole a mobile phone brutally attacked and prosecuted by the Police

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-013-2021  October 27, 2021 ——————————————————————— INDONESIA: Men who

SRI LANKA: Legal and Societal Consequences Arising...

(Issued on 27 October 2021, 31st annual commemoration of the disappeared in Sri Lanka.) A statement on enforced disappearance

SRI LANKA: Beware: The Third Readymade Constitutio...

Professor G.L. Peiris has announced that the drafting process of the Constitution is over and that the text is ready. He said

NEPAL: A Dalit man is brutally assaulted and kille...

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC UAC-012-2021  22 October, 2021 —

NEPAL: LONG MARCH TO JUSTICE

A group of 14 persons mostly women, arrived in Kathmandu from the Nepalgunj District. They walked all the way which is almost

SRI LANKA: CPC Amendment Bill Will Undermine The R...

By Basil Fernando There are many objections that can be taken against the proposed Code of Criminal Procedure Bill on the bas

SRI LANKA: The proposed amendment to CPC will crea...

By Basil Fernando The proposed Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure Act No. 15

INDONESIA: Dozens of International Human Rights Or...

Hong Kong, 12 October, 2021 The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the

INDONESIA : A man allegedly tortured by a Police O...

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-011-2021  October 06 , 2021 —

SRI LANKA: THAT NONSENSE CALLED CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Basil Fernando A guy enters into two prisons with a gang of his friends. In one of the prisons he threatens a group of prison

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