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SRI LANKA: ALRC has submitted Alternative Report to the Committee Against Torture

The Asian Legal Resource Centre wishes to inform you that ALRC along with its partners Janasansadaya, Sri Lanka; Human Rights Office, Sri Lanka; Right to Life, Sri Lanka; Gampaha Citizen’s Committee...

PAKISTAN: Council should help developing judicial infrastructures

An Oral Statement to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Mr. President. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) draws attention to Pakist...

ASIA: Protection from extrajudicial executions requires functioning justice Institutions

An Oral Statement to the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Mr. President. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) reiterates that in Asian states l...

BANGLADESH: Democracy and competent justice mechanisms needed to stop extrajudicial executions

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre There has been a continuing discussion about extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary exec...

NEPAL: Protests and extrajudicial executions still haunt Nepal’s Terai

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the UN Huma...

ASIA: Invest to rebuild judicial independence

An Oral Statement to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Mr. President. Three human rights defenders in Thailand, Ms. Pornpen Khongkacho...

INDONESIA: Government fails to guarantee freedom of peaceful assembly and association

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the UN Huma...

PAKISTAN: Curbing freedom of expression in the name of national security and State ideology

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) would like to draw the attention of the UN ...

ASIA: Human Trafficking finds ways through Compromised Institutions

An Oral Statement to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Mr. President. Asian states are both the origin and destination of victims of h...

ASIA: Council needs to make itself effective in protecting rights

An Oral Statement to the 33rd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Mr. Vice President. The ALRC wishes to bring to the attention of this Council t...

NEPAL: A Dependent Judiciary Will Produce Fixed Verdicts

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the United ...

SRILANKA: Proposed Office of Missing persons is no substitute for immediate investigations into murders

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre It seems no progress can be made in Sri Lanka on the attitude to murder. Murder is no...

PAKISTAN: Call to curb rise in violence against women

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) would like to draw the UN Human Rights Coun...

ASIA: Technical assistance programme must first assess what justice is there to be accessed before planning an accesses to justice project

An Oral Statement to the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) on General Debate on Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Mr. President. The Asia...

INDONESIA: No protection for freedom of movement and residence

A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the UN Human Rights Council to the prob...

PAKISTAN: Human trafficking a systemic failure of the State and its institutions of justice

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) would like to draw the UN Human Rights Coun...

INDIA: Gates of Justice Being Closed for the People of Narmada Valley

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) draws the attention of the Human Rights Counci...

INDONESIA: Lack of human rights policy in business sectors

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to inform the UN Human Rights Counci...

THAILAND: Unfair Trial in the Military Courts

A Written Submission to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to draw the attention of the UN Huma...

BURMA/MYANMAR: International community must assist in the re-engineering of justice institutions

An Oral Statement to the 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) on Myanmar’s UPR Outcomes. Due to time constraints in Council proceedings, the follow...