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Human Rights and Spirituality III Edited by Bruce Van Voorhis Not to Hurt the Womb That Gave Birth is the 3rd book of the Human Rights and Spirituality series of publications by the AHRC. This book is the product of the sharing of the lives and spirituality of the 35 people who participated in the […]
Report of the Seminar & Workshop on Judiciary for the 21st Century, 29 November to 1 December, 1997, Sri Lanka An ALRC Publication This is the report of the Seminar and Workshop on the theme: Judiciary for the 21st Century, which was held at BMICH, Colombo, and Subodhi Institute, Piliyandala, Sri Lanka. The seminar and […]
AHRC is wide active in promoting the perception of human rights which gives equal weight to economic, social and cultural rights as to the civil and political rights. This booklet is the Report of a workshop jointly organized by AHRC and Lasallian Community Education Services (LCES), a small NGO working in the slums of Colombo […]
A People’s Charter On the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Available in English, Chinese, Bahasa, Thai, Sinhala, Urudu This Asian Human Rights Charter can be obtained free from AHRC. You are encouraged to make a donation to Asian Human Rights Commission to support future research and prog...
This is the final document of a workshop of 11 experienced Sri Lankan lawyers and a group of Indian law experts including a few former Chief Justices and Supreme Court Judges in India. *This book is temporarily out of stock.* Published in 1996 by Asian Legal Resource Centre, 76 pages, Language: English. ISBN – 962-8161-02-4 [&hellip...
A study on the use of torture as a routine part of criminal investigations in developing countries; lessons from the situation in Sri Lanka.
The Asian Human Rights Commission has been concerned about Cambodia for the past few years and hopes to help keep the Asian community abreast of the developments in the country, particularly with regard to the protection and promotion of human rights. A fact-finding mission, therefore, was organized from March 28 – April 1, 1994, to...
2008 marked the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. In many Asian nations, human rights remain elusive despite being enshrined in this key instrument of international human rights law, as well as those subsequently enshrined in detail in instruments such as the International Covenants on Civil and Political Righ...
A new publication from the Asian Human Rights Commission and Advocacy Forum – Nepal, 258 Dark Days, by Jit Man Basnet. 258 Dark Days by Jit Man Basnet (198 pages) was edited by Bruce Van Voorhis and is published by the Asian Human Rights Commission in cooperation with Advocacy Forum – Nepal. Among the thousands […]
This book is set in the milieu of a dysfunctional legal system, in a failing, if not already failed state. It contains four articles written by Kishali Pinto Jayawardena and Basil Fernando. The focus of this book is Sri Lanka and its appalling legal system. These articles attempt to portray the picture of contemporary Sri Lanka from th...
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