AHRC TV: Weekly Roundup, Episode 99

AHRC TV opens with some good news from Sri Lanka, where the Cabinet has approved the President’s proposal to abolish the Executive Presidency, thereby returning the country to full democracy, including the separation of powers.

Next, we bring you an excerpt from a documentary film titledCyber-democracy: Cambodia, Kafka’s Kingdom, directed by Ellen Grant, which highlights the dangers of the Hun Sen regime’s proposed cyber crime law, set to impact democratic rights and freedom of expression in the country.

AHRC TV next returns to coverage of Burma where, amidst the joy and celebration of the stunning NLD election victory, many student protesters continue to linger in detention.

An update from Indonesia brings news of an AHRC Human Rights Folk School meeting held there recently.

And finally an interview with Bangladeshi Right Livelihood Award Laureate ZafrullahChowdhury ends the programme. Mr.Chowdhury speaks about his recent adventures in and out of court on charges of contempt.

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