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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: Elegy For “Mbokde” (Aunty) Suu Kyi

Gugus Elmo Rai’is, Indonesian Journalist Tracing back the life history of Aung San Suu Kyi is like enjoying an elegy in the form of a song containing lamentation and sorrow. Not only for Suu Kyi, but also all citizens of Myanmar. An elegy, which may engender a new perception, if the power is like

INDONESIA: Analisa Saya Terkait Pemekaran Provinsi...

Written by Mr. Theo Hesegem (Executive Director of the Papua Justice and Human Integrity Foundation) Menurut Direktur Yayasan

SRI LANKA: Rupavahini Incident: Unanswered Ques...

by Basil Fernando In a separate article, I reported a recently delivered judgment by the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka regarding

WORLD: Free eBook copies of Body, Mind, Soul, and ...

The Asian Human Rights Commission wishes to inform you about a free eBook copies of Body, Mind, Soul, and Society available i

नेपाल: अधिकार प्रा...

गरिब र न्यायमा कम पहुँच भएका मानवअधिकार उल्लंघ

SRI LANKA: SC Condemns Imperious Attitude In Abrup...

by Basil Fernando In 2008, an incident took place at a panel discussion organized by the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. Th

SRI LANKA/MYANMAR: The Impact of Militarism in Mya...

By Basil Fernando The recent coup in Myanmar has created an interest once again to look into the impact of the military rule

INDONESIA: Elegi Buat Mbokde Suu Kyi

Written By: Mr. Gugus Elmo Ra’is, an Indonesian Journalist Menyimak perjalanan hidup Aung San Suu Kyi, tak ubahnya menikmat

INDONESIA: Special Interview on controversial of J...

The Asian Human Rights Commission wishes to inform you about an interview with Mr. Ken Budha Kusumandaru, a survivor and also

WORLD: A new book is now available to the public

Available at Amazon Body, Mind, Soul, Society: An Autobiographical Account Link to the Amazon This is a unique and important

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