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STATES OF BRUTALITY - State of Human Rights in 10 Asian Nations 2012

STATES OF BRUTALITY - State of Human Rights in 10 Asian Nations 2012

The Asian Human Right Commission’s Annual Report for 2012 casts an unflinching eye at the state of human rights in 10 Asian countries. The report does not purport to cover all human rights issues in Bangladesh, Burma, India,Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.However, with differing depths of involvement and range of coverage, and with constant documentation of events and cases throughout the year, in reflecting the nature of its work and engagement, the Asian Human Rights Commission Annual Report provides a unique mirror to the realities of life and governance in these 10 Asian countries.

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THE PRACTICE OF TORTURE - A Threat to the Rule of Law and Democratisation

THE PRACTICE OF TORTURE - A Threat to the Rule of Law and Democratisation

Torture and ill-treatment are endemic to almost all Asian countries. Based on the structural reasons for torture, one may state that torture and illtreatment are common features of less developed countries. However, these very structural aspects of torture are missing from the discourse on torture prevention within the human rights community. Very often, the differences in the factors that cause torture in developed countries and less developed countries are glossed over in the discourse on human rights.

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The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women's Rights in Pakistan

The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women's Rights in Pakistan

The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women's Rights in Pakistan

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STATES OF BRUTALITY - State of Human Rights in 10 Asian Nations 2012

STATES OF BRUTALITY - State of Human Rights in 10 Asian Nations 2012

The Asian Human Right Commission’s Annual Report for 2012 casts an unflinching eye at the state of human rights in 10 Asian countries. The report does not purport to cover all human rights issues in Bangladesh, Burma, India,Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.However, with differing depths of involvement and range of coverage, and with constant documentation of events and cases throughout the year, in reflecting the nature of its work and engagement, the Asian Human Rights Commission Annual Report provides a unique mirror to the realities of life and governance in these 10 Asian countries.

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SRI LANKA: Another edition of the Sinhala publication Manawe Himikam is now available

SRI LANKA: Another edition of the Sinhala publication Manawe Himikam is now available

The Sinhala publication, Manawe Himikam is a monthly journal devoted to discussions on current issues. In this edition several issues and incidents reported and discussed.

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