ASIA/WORLD: A New Publication – NEGLECT & LOSS

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Neglect and loss is a newsletter containing reports and commentaries on current problems in several Asian countries. The purpose of the newsletter is to highlight many forms of unnecessary human suffering imposed on ordinary people in these countries due to the neglect of authorities to carry out their basic duties and functions to ensure protection for the people.

The current issue contains the following:

SOUTH ASIA: COVID -19 – South Asian Lives Matter
INDIA: COVID – 19 – When a family, in personal touch with the Prime Minister, pleads for justice: (In) Human tales of the pandemic
Covid-19 – The social infrastructure and the legal infrastructure
INDIA: An Unprecedented humanitarian crisis
BANGLADESH: UN Rights Chief needs act to address excessive use of force leading to extrajudicial killings and torture amidst mass arrests
BANGLADESH: Stand with Bangladeshi Journalists on Press Freedom Day
BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar Situation Update
BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar Situation Update
NEPAL: UN experts express concerns for independence and integrity of the NHRC
INDONESIA: Pretrial detention under the existing Code of Criminal Procedure and the Bill of Criminal Procedure
SRI LANKA: It Is Time for the Judiciary to Defend Itself
Making of a “free crime” zone
Defending the commandment, ‘Thou shall not kill’

The readers are welcome to send their comments and responses at Those who wish to contribute are also welcome to send in articles to the editorial board for consideration.

The link to the newsletter is as follows.