ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 44


Burma is the focus of the 44th episode of AHRC TV’s Weekly Roundup.

Announcement : The programme includes reports on the 10-year prison sentence for Burmese human rights defender Mr. Ko Htin Kyaw and expectations ahead of the second country report of the Parliamentary Committee for Rule of Law, headed by Aung San Suu Kyi. Read More...

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NEPAL: Immediately release Doctor Chandra Kant Raut who have been confined into illegal and arbitrary confinement


Urgent Appeal Case : The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that the Morang Police has arbitrarily arrested Dr Chandra Kant Raut, a social activist, at 7:15 PM on 13 September 2014. The police also arrested Satyanarayan Mandal who was travelling with him to Biratnagar after attending Chata Mela in Rangeli Municipality. They are currently being detained at the Morang Police Office. The AHRC fears for the safety of Dr Raut and Satyanarayn Mandal. Read More...

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PAKISTAN: 04 journalists and 05 support staff shot dead, 38 injured and 06 others received death threats during this year

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Statement : The Asian Human Rights Commission has received shocking reports of journalists having to face the worst ordeals possible, during the course of the year 2014. Four journalists and five of their supporting staff have been killed by “un-known” persons and more than 38 journalists were attacked and injured by the police and mostly by those representing political parties who are conducting political agitation in the country’s capital Islamabad calling for the government to step down on charges of mass corruption. Read More...

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ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 44
Sep 14, 2014 Announcement
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