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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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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 over 500 kilometres. The group started their long march for justice on 14 September 2021. After being denied justice by the local Authorities, the group decided to march to t

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

INDONESIA: Public Defenders under the Indonesia Le...

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-010-2021  September 24, 2021 ̵

SRI LANKA: Women take humans rights to the mainstr...

By Basil Fernando Human rights have now become very much an integral part of public discussions in almost all public media. A

INDONESIA: 44 people dead in a tragic incident at ...

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-009-2021 September 23, 2021 —

SRI LANKA: “Should we take the High Commissioner...

By Basil Fernando A discussion on the statement made by the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner (HC) for Human Rights, Mich

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