The AHRC releases today the 20th Episode, of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup
The 23 scholars said they lamented that nobody had been held responsible for Somchai’s abduction on 12 March 2004 and presumed killing, even though five police were accused of the crime, and that to date his remains had not been recovered.
In India, another controversy has erupted concerning yet another spiritual guru.
We apply the law without distinction, fear or favour. We follow the mandate that has been given to us under the Rome Statute. Regrettably, often the lack of full understanding of the Court’s legal framework ...
Over two years ago, on 9 January 2012, the Thai Government signed the UN International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. To date, the convention has not been ratified...
Without any surprise, the Bangladesh Awami League, the primary ruling party, has emerged winner in 232 in a total of 300 parliamentary seats. A whopping 153 seats were won uncontested.
For 17 days, they were questioned and tortured inside a military camp. Two of the victims, Batrina and Rogelio, had their heads bashed against a wall; while the other victim, Charity, had her finger squeezed...
Both the Sikh separatist movement and its crushing by the government has resulted in violence and human rights abuses since the 1980s.
The disappearances and extrajudicial killings in the province of Balochistan continued unabated during 2013.
The Asian Human Rights Commission welcomes Order No. 51/2013 of 30 December 2013 by the president of Burma (Myanmar), issuing a general amnesty for all persons imprisoned or facing trial or investigation for certain categories of political offences.
The Asian Human Rights Commission joins all people across the world to salute Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela of South Africa, who passed away at the age of 95 yesterday.
The following is a statement by participants of the 2nd Conference of Asian Parliamentarians and Human Rights Defenders, 11-13 November
Human rights abuses against Papuans in the Central Highlands, 1977–1978
It is alleged that the 'No-Union Policy' has been the management principle of the Samsung group since it was established 75 years ago.
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