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: The legal process for perpetrators of torture is certainly not enough, hence, totally evaluate all apparatus deployments and end the security approach in the land of Papua

An Open Letter from the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) to the President of the Republic of Indonesia  Mr. Joko Widodo President of the Republic of Indonesia Jl. Veteran No. 16 Jakarta Pusat Indonesia  Tel: +62 21 3458 595 Fax: +62 21 3484 4759 Dear Mr. President, Responding to the press conf

INDONESIA: Refuse honour and bring criminal gener...

On February 28th, 2024, Indonesian President Joko Widodo awarded the Indonesian Minister of Defense, Mr. Prabowo Subianto the

ශ්‍රී ලංකා: තත්කා...

1994 දී ලංකාවේනීතිපොතට ඇතුලු වූ වදහිංසා පනත මේ

SRI LANKA: Sharing basic documents relating to the...

Hong Kong, March 07, 2024  As there is a curiosity on the part of many persons and organizations about the Rule issued again

INDONESIA: Shrinking of public space on expression...

PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY  Discussion at Yogyakarta State University Critics against the Regime Forcibly Dispersed by the Rector  

INDONESIA: Acquittal verdict of Haris and Fatia ...

(Hong Kong, January 16, 2024) The Panel of Judges at the East Jakarta District Court has issued an acquittal verdict regardin

INDONESIA: Emergency Protection for Human Rights D...

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission on the occasion of Human Rights Day In commemorating the International Human

INDONESIA: The Indictment of Haris Azhar and Fatia...

The trial process of Ms. Fatia Maulidiyanti, a Coordinator of the Commission for Disappearances and Victims of Violence / Kon

INDONESIA: Rumah Warga di kawasan Simogunung Surab...

Hong Kong, October 26, 2023  TNI Angkat Udara (TNI AU) dalam hal ini Pangkalan Udara Muljono telah melakukan klaim sepihak t

SRI LANKA: IMF observations on an Independent Pros...

IMF in its recent report issued in September titled Sri Lanka; Technical Assistance Report-Governance Diagnostic Assessment,


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