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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 Intimidating Activists, Victims’ Families

The Bangladesh authorities should end the ongoing harassment and threats against activists, human rights defenders, and their families by law enforcement and intelligence agencies, four human rights groups said today. Amnesty International, Asian Human Rights Commission, Human Rights Watch, and Ro

INDONESIA: Monitoring Report on the Police Dealing...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), a regional human rights organization in Asia and the Federation of the Commission f

INDIA: Government must release Father Stan Swamy, ...

India’s federal investigative agency, the National Investigative Agency (NIA), recently arrested Father Stan Swamy, a Jesui

SRI LANKA: Abduction and demands for ransom by som...

Two young men named Wicramage Shanaka Chathuranga and Wicramage Eishan Chintaka Lakamal both from Ambilitiye were abducted un

SRI LANKA: Murder at Pugoda Police Station- OIC ha...

On October 11, a young man Gayan Pushpkumar, 21, was arrested by the officers of the Pugoda Police Station on mistaken identi

INDONESIA: Limitation of the Supreme Court’s Aut...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), a regional human rights organization in Asia and the Indonesian Court Monitoring So

INDONESIA: Justice Efficiency Improvement Through ...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), a regional human rights organization in Asia and the Indonesian Court Monitoring So

INDONESIA: The Absence of Initial Investigation Pr...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), a regional human rights organization in Asia, and the Indonesian Court Monitoring S

SRI LANKA: Correct Messaging is Vital to Fight Cov...

The sudden rise in the number of cases of Covid-19 has caused serious community concerns. Given the devastation that is being

INDONESIA: Preliminary Examination Judge in Indone...

The Asian Human Rights Commission and the Indonesian Court Monitoring Society/MaPPI-FHUI wishes to inform you about a journal

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