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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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SRI LANKA: The proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill amounts to a parallel Constitution and a Criminal Procedure Code

Three major ‘strategies’ have been used in this draft bill on anti-terrorism 2023.which create very great confusion about the meaning of the contents of the proposed law and its implications. Three ‘strategies’ The first of these strategies is not to define the meaning of terrorism. The mean

SRI LANKA: Best of Laws and the Worst of Law Enfor...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Extended Fund Facility has approved a fund to assist Sri Lanka at this time of terrible

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IMF ආයතනය විසින් ලංකාවට විස්තීරණ ණය පහසුකම (Extended fund f

SRI LANKA: The criteria for the selection of the n...

The debate on who should be the next Inspector General of Police (IGP) is part of the public debate these days. The focus of

NEPAL: A statement on the occasion of Internation...

The International Women’s Day is observed on March 8th to acknowledge the tremendous work done by the feminist movement

INDONESIA: The police must immediately stop the in...

An Open Letter from the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) to the Chief of National Police  General of Police Listyo Sigit

SRI LANKA: AHRC condemns the murder of Nimal Amar...

Read the statement in Sinhala මෙම ලිපිය සිංහලෙන් කියවන්න Mr. Nimal Amarasiri, a

SRI LANKA: Few Reflections on the Sri Lanka’...

By Basil Fernando Read the article in Sinhala මෙම ලිපිය සිංහලෙන් කියවන්න As Sr

INDONESIA: A Papuan journalist faced terror and in...

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-001-2023 February 02, 2023 —

INDONESIA: Waiting for the follow-up on the State&...

An Open Letter from the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) to the President of the Republic of Indonesia Mr. Joko Widodo Pr

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