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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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INDONESIA: Result of the Selection Process of Ad Hoc Judges for the Human Rights Court of 2022 for the Paniai Papua Human Rights Case

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS), a prominent national human righs organization about the selection process of judges for the Paniai Human Rights Court. Responding to the declaration of the 202

ශ්‍රී ලංකා: 2022 ජූල...

The Asian Human Rights Commission wishes to share with you the following video regarding current Sri Lankan situation. Click

SRI LANKA: An emergency means nothing less than ...

By Basil Fernando A declaration of emergency means suspensions of all the laws which normally operate within a country for th

ශ්‍රී ලංකා: සාක්ෂ...

The Asian Human Rights Commission wishes to share with you the following video regarding current Sri Lankan situation. Click

BANGLADESH: Dissidents and Human Rights Defenders ...

Human rights defenders, dissidents, and political opposition survive in a profoundly dangerous condition of civic space in Ba

INDONESIA: Human Rights Court for Paniai Case in P...

An Open Letter from the Asian Human Rights Commission to the Indonesia Supreme Court Professor. Dr. Muhammad Syarifuddin, SH.

SRI LANKA: Malnutrition and Starvation- Next Stage...

By Basil Fernando As people began to learn about the terrible consequences of the dollar crisis, there also emerged a politic

SRI LANKA: A Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Minis...

By Basil Fernando At the moment, the general discussion in Sri Lanka is about the formation of a new Government. Practically

SRI LANKA: A New Era Of Politics Begins In Sri Lan...

By Basil Fernando A peaceful mass uprising on 9th July 2022 has brought about the end of a political era which started with t

SRI LANKA: Journalists and Protesters Face Arrests...

The crisis of major magnitude is taking place in Sri Lanka. The world has not yet taken adequate notice of the impact of an e

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