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BANGLADESH: Unbridled state power

Monday, 28 August 2017, 7:51 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to update the United Nations Human Rights Council about the situation of Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances in Bangladesh. Enforced disappearances are increasing alarmingly in Bangladesh since Mrs. Sheikh ... More >>

INDIA: Manual scavenging, the curse of a nation

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 12:11 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

A Written Submission to the 36th Regular Session of UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre More >>

Reengineer justice institutions to end infant malnutrition

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 8:46 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

An Oral Statement to the 34th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Clustered Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteurs on Environment and Right to Food ASIA: Reengineer justice institutions ... More >>

ASIA: Invest to rebuild judicial independence

Saturday, 18 June 2016, 1:41 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

An Oral Statement to the 32nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) More >>

BANGLADESH: Continued Enforced Disappearances

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 5:18 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

An Joint Oral Statement to the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), FIDH, AFAD on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances More >>

BANGLADESH: Big Brother Law for NGOs on the anvi l

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 2:46 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

The Bangladesh government wants to quash human rights activism. The cabinet has approved the "Foreign Donations (Voluntary Activities) Regulations Bill, 2014", which will likely become law soon. The Bill empowers bureaucrats to decide the fate ... More >>

PHILIPPINES: Increased attacks on urban poor

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 11:29 am | Asian Legal Resource Centre

The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) draws the attention of the Human Rights Council to increasing attacks on the urban poor in Philippines, particularly in the Metro Manila region. The attacks include denial of livelihood opportunities to the urban ... More >>

BANGLADESH: Enforced disappearances increasing alarmingly

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 11:26 am | Asian Legal Resource Centre

The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) is gravely concerned by the ongoing pattern of deprivation of the right to life through enforced disappearance and killing in the pretext of "crossfire" in Bangladesh. Simultaneously, there are also ... More >>

India: Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Children In Confict

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 3:25 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

1. India ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in 1992 with a declaration on Article 32. It has ratified the two Optional Protocols to the Convention, on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict on 30 November 2005 and on Sale of Children, ... More >>

Bangladesh: State Abuses UPR Process

Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 4:51 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

Bangladesh: State Abuses UPR Process Due to Lack of Enforceability of UN Human Rights Machinery More >>

ASIA: Narrative of Justice in Sri Lanka

Saturday, 29 June 2013, 10:54 am | Asian Legal Resource Centre

The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), the sister organisation of the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) announces the publication of Narrative of Justice in Sri Lanka as told through the stories of torture victims. The book contains 736 pages. More >>

India: Discussion On the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 2:46 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

(Hong Kong, May 27, 2013) Human Rights Alert (HRA) and the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) will hold a discussion on the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) at Palais des Nations, on 29 May, 2013. The discussion will coincide with the report ... More >>

Nepal: Serious Concerns For Security of Human Rights Defence

Monday, 27 May 2013, 12:58 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to highlight the continuing need for closer monitoring by the Human Rights Council and the international community of the renewed threats and attacks that human rights defenders working in Nepal have ... More >>

Myanmar: Official Report On Rakhine State Conflict Flawed

Monday, 27 May 2013, 12:54 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

1. Following the communal violence that wracked the western parts of Myanmar near the border of Bangladesh in 2012, the country's president established a commission of inquiry comprising of retired public servants, religious figures, politicians, ... More >>

Thailand: Regularization of Crisis of Freedom of Expression

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:03 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to bring the regularization of the crisis of freedom of expression in Thailand to the attention of the Human Rights Council. This statement is the sixth on this topic that the ALRC has submitted to ... More >>

India: Domestic and International Human Rights

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 11:35 am | Asian Legal Resource Centre

India: India's Domestic and International Human Rights Obligations Are Incompatible with the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 More >>

Pakistan: ALRC Welcomes Report On Judicial Independence

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 11:33 am | Asian Legal Resource Centre

Pakistan: The ALRC Welcomes the Recommendations of the Report of the Special Rapporteur On the Independence of Judges and Lawyers More >>

BANGLADESH: Government Suppressed Truth to the UPR Session

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 3:40 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

A Joint Statement by the Asian Legal Resource Centre and Odhikar on Universal Periodic Review on Bangladesh More >>

A Publication by the Asian Legal Resource Centre

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 1:07 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

Article 2 / Vol. 11 - No. 04 2012 - Vol. 12 - No. 01 2013 -- Struggle for Constitutionalism & Judicial Independence in Asia More >>

INDIA: A long way to go to ensure food security

Thursday, 21 February 2013, 2:13 pm | Asian Legal Resource Centre

Set to overtake China as the world’s most populous nation by 2030, India has a population of over 1.2 billion and is facing an enormous food shortage crisis. Government corruption has rendered it impossible to institute any lasting means through which ... More >>

 

 

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