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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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WORLD: An Appreciation of Heiner Knauss of EED in Germany

On 13th July 2019, Heiner Knauss passed away after being sick for some time. His funeral will take place on 20th July, according to his family. Heiner was one of the mentors and a very close friend and colleague of the Asian Human Rights Commission ( AHRC). He succeeded Yan Randers who was an extrem

SRI LANKA: මරණ දඩුවම අහෝස...

 බැසිල් ප‍්‍රනාන්දු. මරණීය දණ්ඩනය අහෝසි කි

SRI LANKA: Sri Lankan Politicians as archetypes of...

In the Sri Lankan mind, politicians are thought to be engaged in the destruction of the lives of the people and the foundatio

SRI LANKA: ICCPR පනත සංශෝදනය ...

(ICCPR පනත ගැන මන:කල්පිත සාකච්ඡාවක්…) රටවැසියෙක්:-

SRI LANKA: Power without authority

By Basil Fernando An election can give political power to the winning political party and its leadership. Thereby, they could

SRI LANKA: Resuming the death sentence in order to...

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena announced that he has signed four warrants for execution of persons who were con

नेपालः यातनाविरुद...

यातनाविरुद्धको अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय दिवसको सन्दर

SRI LANKA: ICCPR පනතේ ඇති අඩු...

2007 අංක 56 දරන ශ‍්‍රී ලංකා ප‍්‍රජාතන්ත‍

INDIA: What’s the score: 100 children dead and c...

By Avinash Pandey How many wickets- asked Mangal Pandey, Health Minister of Bihar during a press conference to know the curre

SRI LANKA: Male Prisoner needing urgent medical tr...

Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Human Rights Office Kandy that Sri R

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