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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: Wild Politics and Brutal Policing

By Basil Fernando Police brutality is very much a normal part of the abnormal way of life that exists in Sri Lanka just as attacks by wild elephants have become an usual part of life for people living in remote villages. How that came about has a history of its own and it is the […]

SRI LANKA: Delays In Justice As A Major Cause Of E...

By Basil Fernando Delays in justice as a key factor that destroyed the economic and political system. Everybody’s talk duri

SRI LANKA: Two big lies told about the 1978 Consti...

By Basil Fernando Two great lies have been propagated about the 1978 Constitution. When a lie is repeated many times by many

SRI LANKA: Parliamentarians’ Inability to Mourn

By Basil Fernando What happened on the 9th of May was a tragedy. It is a tragedy that the entire nation should genuinely mour

INDONESIA: New Commissioner of the National Commis...

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) supports the standing point of the Commission for Disappearances and Victims of Viol

SRI LANKA: What HRCSL can do to assist SL fight de...

By Basil Fernando The debt crisis, or what is known better as the US dollar crisis, is what is threatening the stability of S

NEPAL: Police is torturing a minor girl

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-002-2022  09 June, 2022 —

SRI LANKA: Community Kitchen – A new initiative ...

The Asian Human Rights Commission congratulates the initiative of the “Community Kitchen”, which is being promoted by

INDONESIA: 24 Years since the Student Shooting in ...

In commemorating the 24th year of the student shooting in Trisakti and Semanggi, and with two years to go before the General

SRI LANKA: MPs Letters – A Revival Of A Very Dan...

By Basil Fernando  There are many reports in the media that Government Members of Parliament are sending lists to the Police

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