ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 66

In this week’s special episode, AHRC TV brings you excerpts from a lively panel discussion between four Right Livelihood Award Laureates during a regional conference held in Mumbai last week.

The panel of Laureates comprised of Afghan doctor and human rights defender Sima Samar, Indian social activist Medha Patkar, Dalit rights activist Ruth Manorama, and Asian Human Rights Commission’s Director of Policy and Programmes Basil Fernando.

The Right Livelihood Award Laureates spoke on the subject of “Transforming Livelihoods: Creating an Enabling Environment for Civil Society in the Asia-Pacific”.

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Document Type : Announcement
Document ID : AHRC-ANM-011-2015
Countries : Asia,
Issues : ALL EPISODES, Democracy, Human rights defenders, Institutional reform,