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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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AHRC TV: Protests as Pakistan’s Asia Bibi acquitted of blasphemy and other stories in JUST ASIA, Episode 241

This week Just Asia begins with Pakistan, where the overruling of Asia Bibi’s blasphemy conviction and death sentence last week has mired the country in protests. To end the protests, the government made a deal with the Islamist hardliners, where Asia Bibi would remain in Pakistan while a final re

AHRC TV: Indian police sentenced to life imprisonm...

This week Just Asia begins with India, where the Delhi High Court sentenced 16 police officers to life imprisonment Wednesday

NEPAL: Police illegally arrested and tortured inno...

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Terai Human Rights Defenders Allianc

AHRC TV: Bangladesh arrests prominent government c...

This week Just Asia begins with Bangladesh, where police arrested a prominent government critic on Monday. Police said Moinul

AHRC TV: Indonesian corruption watchdog arrests Be...

This week Just Asia begins with Indonesia, where the Corruption Eradication Commission arrested Bekasi’s Regent, Mrs. Nenen

INDIA: Deportation of Rohingya refugees against in...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is concerned by India’s decision to deport seven Rohingya refugees back to Burma.

INDIA: Massive reduction in multi-dimensional pove...

The United Nations Development Programme’s recently released 2018 Multi- dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) lauds India for

AHRC TV: Over a thousand deaths in Indonesia earth...

This week Just Asia begins with Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province, which was hit by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake last Fri

INDIA: Harassment and detention of students and pr...

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from Human Rights Alert, Manipur regarding th

AHRC TV: Indian police suspended for abusing woman...

This week Just Asia begins with India, where three police constables were suspended in an incident that went viral. A few day

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