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ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 35

Indonesia is the special focus for the 35th episode of Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. Millions of Indonesians have cast their vote to choose the country’s next President. Competing in the election are two candidates, military man Prabowo Subianto and Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo. Official results will be announced on July 22, but a quick count has […]

ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 34

Hong Kong is the focus of the 34th episode of Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. There has been growing anxiety in Hong Kong that Beijing is working to erode freedoms guaranteed under Hong Kong’s Basic Law. Recently, Beijing issued a White Paper asserting authority over Hong Kong and outlining the requirement of “patriotism” for all government officials, […]

ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 33

Today, on 26 June, the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, AHRC TV releases the 33rd episode of Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. On this occasion, which honours torture survivors across the world, AHRC TV details the endemic and routine nature of torture in Asia. In particular, the episode focuses on torture in […]

ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 32

Today, AHRC TV releases the 32nd episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. In this week’s programme, we begin by tracking the brutal crackdown by police on a village in Nepal’s Dolpa District. Buffer Zone Management Committee and the Dolpo community disagree on the management of a natural resource. But, rather than dialogue, the state […]

ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 31

Today,AHRC TV releases the 31st Episode of the Human Rights Asia WeeklyRoundup. In this episode, we bring you a panel discussion between three human rights activists, from India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, on the causes of systemic and barbaric violence that occurs with impunity in Asia on a daily basis. Gruesome stories of gang rape, custodial deathfollowing […]

ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 30

Today, AHRC TV releases the 30th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. The episode opens with analysis of the post-coup situation in Thailand. Tyrell Haberkorn, Thailand expert and Fellow at The Australian National University, speaks with AHRC TV about the military crackdown, continuing arrests, and the ingenious ways of the Thai people to show […]

ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 29

Today, AHRC TV releases the 29th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. The episode opens with an analysis of dramatic developments in Thailand. A Thai social activist, who wishes to remain anonymous due to security concerns, speaks to AHRC TV about the recent coup d’état, which may be linked not just to the battle […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 28

Today the AHRC releases the 28th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. In this week’s programmewe report on encouraging new legislation in Sindh Province in Pakistan, banning child marriage under 18-years of age. We show disturbing footage of police torture in Jammu and Kashmir with a report of India’s “gangsters in uniform”. Also in India, […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 27

Today the AHRC releases the 27th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. In this week’s programmewe report on the spate of killings, torture, and vandalism that has erupted in western Assam, India, in the last few days. Thirty-two have lost their lives so far. We also interview Pakistani human rights defender BushraKhaliq about slavery in […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 26

Today the AHRC releases the 26th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. We begin this week’s programme with breaking news concerning AdilurRahman Khan, renowned Bangladesh activist, who also happens to be Secretary, Odhikar, an AHRC partner organization. For his courage and uncompromising stance against forces of impunity in his country, Adilur has been selected for the […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 25

Today the AHRC releases the 25th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup.  In this week’s special programme we report on the AHRC’s Partner’s Meeting, which was held last week in Hong Kong. Human rights defenders from around Asia gathered to discuss future strategies and directions for their work. The theme for this year’s meeting […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 24

Today the AHRC releases the 24th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup.  In this week’s programme we report on the encouraging peace agreement which has been signed in Mindanao, putting an end to a 40-year-old conflict between the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the Philippine government. In Qatar, hundreds of migrant workers have died […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 23

In this week’s programme we will bring you a special feature on the 12th anniversary of the gruesome Gujarat massacre during which widespread communal riots killed thousands of Muslims and others as well as how India, despite several investigations, is still deeply divided regarding the events that took place and who should be held responsible. […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 22

Today the AHRC releases the 22th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. In this week’s programme we report about the teenager in Pakistan who set herself on fire when the men who gang raped her were released after bribing the police. Manipuri hunger striker Irom Sharmila, who has spent 14 years protesting the Armed Forces […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 21

Today the AHRC releases the 21th Episode of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. In this week’s programme we continue our International Women’s Day coverage of stories from around Asia on women’s human rights. We start in Sri Lanka with stories of brutal and widespread domestic violence, entirely neglected by police, courts, and politicians. In Pakistan, peace […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 20

The AHRC releases today the 20th Episode, of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup  In this week’s programme we bring you coverage of the following stories from across Asia.  As we approach International Women’s Day, we will bring you stories from around Asia on how women’s human rights are trampled on by severe inequalities, entrenched patriarchal […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 19

Announcement | | 26-02-2014

The AHRC releases today the 19th Episode, of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup In this week’s programme we bring you coverage of the following stories from across Asia. In news from Pakistan, threats continue for Baloch long marchers. The march completed its 100th day last Sunday and has now covered more than 2,700 kilometres. The protesters have reached the […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 18

The AHRC releases today the 18th Episode, of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. In this week’s AHRC TV – Weekly Round we bring you the following stories. In Sri Lanka, the ruling party has moved yet again to increase censorship of the independent media channels. In a new twist of events, reports revealed that a popular […]

ASIA: AHRC TV- Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup Episode 17

The AHRC releases today the 17th Episode, of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHaCNO_VGRY) In this week’s programme, we bring you stories from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal and in our segment, Voices of Survivors, we talk to a survivor from Indonesia. In a special feature from India we talk about India’s politics and the violence […]

ASIA: AHRC TV – Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup, Episode 16

The AHRC releases today the 16th Episode, of the Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup.  In this week’s programme we bring you the following stories from across Asia; In the news from Kerala, India, fundamental questions are raised about the police participating in a traditional religious procession. The AHRC speaks to activists in Thrissur, Kerala, to explain […]