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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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BANGLADESH: Stop judicial harassment of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

A Joint Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission & CIVICUS CIVICUS Global Civil Society Alliance and the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) call on the Bangladeshi authorities to immediately end the ongoing judicial harassment of Muhammad Yunus. Ahead of the Nobel laureate and social act

WORLD: An Appreciation of Sister Marya Zaborowski

An Appreciation of Sister Marya Zaborowski: A Close Friend and Former Colleague of the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) S

INDONESIA: Initial Findings from the Investigation...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) supports the Indonesian Civil Society Anti-Torture Coalition in condemning the acts

INDONESIA: Torture is still big homework for Indon...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) supports Indonesian civil society organisations to promote the eradication of tortur

NEPAL: Personal vendetta against the media

First, they came for the media, and I did not speak out – because I was not a media. Then they came for the civil socie

SRI LANKA: Economic, governmental, legal: not thr...

(Sharing a link to a video explaining the Sri Lankan crisis of governance, Economy and Rule of Law. This video was prepared a

SRI LANKA: Prosecuting crimes requires a system c...

By Basil Fernando In the context of Sri Lanka, a crucial question arises: Does the country still possess the capability to ef

INDONESIA: Case of bullying and the forced dispers...

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

INDONESIA: UN Human Rights Committee highlights s...

(Hong Kong, May 02, 2024)  The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRS) supports the statement of the Commission for the Disappe

SRI LANKA: On the issue of the failure to obtain ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AHRC-OLT-002-2024 April 19, 2024 An Open Letter from the Asian Human Rights Commission to Open Letter t

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