Rule of law

FORWARDED APPEAL (Nepal): Human rights groups question the legality of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you a statement released on 28 May 2005 by 25 human rights organizations in Nepal questioning the legitimacy and legality of the present National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal and its concurrent officials. The NHRC was formed following an amendment to the National […]

SRI LANKA/ASIA: Tsunami rehabilitation; Statement of the World Forum of Fisher People (WFFP)

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding you a statement issued by the World Forum of Fisher People (WFFP) on 26 January 2005 regarding the tsunami rehabilitation process in Sri Lanka. The statement was issued after a permanent member to the WFFP Coordination Committee visited tsunami affected areas in Sri Lanka recently. […]

SRI LANKA: An appeal against infringement of university autonomy

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Transcurrents about their opposition to a directive issued by the Ministry of Higher Education of Sri Lanka requiring “all state universities should hire the services of Rakna Lanka Ltd for provision of security services”. In their appeal below, they […]