ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 63

This week’s episode of Weekly Roundup brings you coverage of recent human rights success stories in Asia.

The episode begins in Hong Kong. The former employer of Indonesian domestic worker Erwiana was found guilty on 18 of 20 charges relating to her treatment of Erwiana. AHRC TV has footage from the press conference where Erwiana and her supporters react to this turn of events.

AHRC TV follows up in Sri Lanka. Even while many celebrate the recent political victories, others are mindful of the difficulties ahead. Presentations regarding judicial independence by Basil Fernando and Brito Fernando are the highlights this week.

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Document Type : Announcement
Document ID : AHRC-ANM-007-2015
Countries : Asia,
Issues : ALL EPISODES, Corruption, Democracy, Violence against women, Women's rights,