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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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AHRC TV: UN urges ‘restraint’ as Hong Kong police get more violent and other stories in JUST ASIA, Episode 263

This week Just Asia begins with Hong Kong, where continuing protests are seeing an increase in police violence. Video footage shows police firing tear gas in enclosed areas, keeping a bleeding protester on the ground, and using batons to hit fleeing protesters. One woman suffered a ruptured eye due

SRI LANKA: An interview on crisis of Law with Mr. ...

(Colombo Sri Lanka, August 09, 2019) We are sharing an interview with Mr. Basil Fernando in the National Television Station

AHRC TV: Legal profession calls for inquiry into p...

In this episode Just Asia begins with Hong Kong, where there have been new developments arising out of an attack at Yuen Long

WORLD: Angkhana Neelapaijit wins prestigious Ramon...

This is the message the Asian Human Rights Commission sent to Angkhana Neelapaijit on her winning the prestigious Ramon Magsa

WORLD: The launching of a new journal, SDG 16

Hong Kong, July 30, 2019 The journal with focus on the SDG 16 in particular which is “Promote peaceful and inclusive so

SRI LANKA: Launching of a new book in Sinhala titl...

Hong Kong, July 28, 2019  Launching of a new book.  Neethiya and Vinaya (Law and discipline) By Basil Fernando Publisher:

AHRC TV: UN report says one of nine persons faces ...

This week Just Asia begins with a new UN report stating that 821 million people, or one out of nine persons globally, is faci

WORLD: An Appreciation of Heiner Knauss of EED in ...

On 13th July 2019, Heiner Knauss passed away after being sick for some time. His funeral will take place on 20th July, accord

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

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