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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: Participatory Constitution-making – The essentials

By Basil Fernando Today, there is a consensus that Sri Lanka has entered into a period of crisis that is worse than it has ever faced in recent history. It is also agreed among most of the people who are highly knowledgeable in the field of economics and financing that this crisis will last for [&he

SRI LANKA: Who should be in the constitutional con...

The making of a new Constitution through a constitutional convention is now being discussed in the community. This is against

SRI LANKA: Legal arguments against the proposal to...

The basic legal argument against the proposal to present the draft Constitution is as follows; The proposal is based on a fal

SRI LANKA: Fake constitutions create irrational so...

By Basil Fernando A fake Constitution alters the rules of logic that are the basic foundations of a good constitution. The ch

INDONESIA: Pontianak District Court Decision not s...

In the case of the destruction of the Miftahul Huda Mosque, a total of 22 defendants were involved. On Thursday, January 6, 2

SRI LANKA: A Man Borrows Two Papayas To Feed His S...

By Basil Fernando A man of about 50 years, walks to a vegetable shop in Savithripura, Anuradhapura, and in front of a few oth

INDONESIA: Investigate the 2014 Paniai Case: The A...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) supports the Commission for the Disappearances and Victim of Violence (KontraS) high

INDONESIA: Questioning the Ministry of Health for ...

Five victims in relation to the cost of Covid-19 treatment together with the Community Coalition for Access to Health Justice

WORLD: Desmond Tutu: The man who revived the moral...

By Basil Fernando Archbishop Desmond Tutu who passed away this week will be counted among the great human beings who have con

INDONESIA: Constitutional Court Decision on the Re...

On November 25, 2021, the Constitutional Court in its judgment Number 91/PUU-XVIII/2020 stated in essence: 1. The Establishm

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