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SRI LANKA: The Absence Of The Will To Do Justice

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 5:49 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

An Article by the Asian Human Rights Commission By Basil Fernando Within a few days after the Rambukkana Police shooting, a large body of information has become available to the public about this incident. The attempt by the Government and also a section ... More >>

SRI LANKA: A Simple Way Out Of The Constitutional Trap

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 6:57 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

An Article by the Asian Human Rights Commission By Basil Fernando Two crises overlap in Sri Lanka. One is the economic crisis which preoccupies everyone at the moment. However, in seeking a solution to the economic crisis, another crisis stands against ... More >>

INDONESIA: Serious Human Rights Crime Investigation At Paniai: Full Of Irregularities And Considerable

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 6:34 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

AHRC-OLT-002-2022 April 06, 2022 An Open Letter from the Asian Human Rights Commission to the President of Republic of Indonesia Mr. Joko Widodo President of the Republic of Indonesia Jl. Veteran No. 16 Jakarta Pusat INDONESIA Tel: +62 21 3458 595 Fax: ... More >>

SRI LANKA: Asian Human Rights Commission Writes To The UN Secretary-General About The Situation In Sri Lanka

Saturday, 2 April 2022, 7:46 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

Mr. António Guterres Secretary General of the United Nations Office of the Spokesman for the Secretary-General United Nations, S-233 New York NY 10017 USA A letter to inform about the possible catastrophic economic and social crises emerging in Sri ... More >>

INDONESIA: Police Are Still At The Konawe Islands Regency And Residents Are Frightened

Saturday, 26 March 2022, 6:44 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

(Hong Kong, March 25, 2022) The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from local network about police are still at the Konawe Islands Regency. After Gema Kreasi Perdana Company grabbed the land of residents who objected to mine ... More >>

INDONESIA: 33 Years Of Talangsari 1989: Changing Policies That Remain Unfavorable To Victims And Justice

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 7:18 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

According to various data and information, in the Talangsari massacre, 130 people died, 77 people were forcibly evicted, 53 people experienced the deprivation of liberty and 46 people experienced torture. “The process of resolving the Talangsari massacre ... More >>

SRI LANKA: The Contempt Of Court Law & Practice In Sri Lanka Violates The International Law And Sri Lankan Constitution

Saturday, 19 February 2022, 7:14 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) , a Regional Human Rights Organization, having seriouslyobserved and studied the manner in which the Contempt of Court law and the way it is practiceLin Sri Lanka, ... More >>

SRI LANKA: What Is The Greater Wrong – Contempt Of Court Or Illegal Detention?

Saturday, 12 February 2022, 6:46 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

By Basil Fernando In two occasions, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) held in two separate cases decided by the Sri Lankan Supreme Court related to contempt of court that the punishment imposed by the Court amounted to disproportionate punishment ... More >>

INDONESIA: Investigate And Prosecute Cases Of Violence Allegedly Committed By Police Officers Against Ridwan

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 8:04 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

INDONESIA: Investigate and Prosecute Cases of Violence Allegedly Committed by Police Officers Against Ridwan at Nunukan Regency, North Kalimantan The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) regrets the repeated allegations of violence by security forces, ... More >>

SRI LANKA: Making A Constitution For A Traumatised Nation

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 9:02 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

By Basil Fernando Sri Lanka, as it faces the worst crises in terms of the economy, the society, culture and the legal and moral norms on which the society exists, is today a highly traumatised nation. All the norms of a civilised society are in the ... More >>

SRI LANKA: Participatory Constitution-making - The Essentials

Saturday, 22 January 2022, 6:36 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

By Basil Fernando Today, there is a consensus that Sri Lanka has entered into a period of crisis that is worse than it has ever faced in recent history. It is also agreed among most of the people who are highly knowledgeable in the field of economics ... More >>

SRI LANKA: Who Should Be In The Constitutional Convention?

Friday, 21 January 2022, 3:36 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

The making of a new Constitution through a constitutional convention is now being discussed in the community. This is against the privately-drafted Constitution through a group of lawyers which the Government intends to introduce in early 2022. The difference ... More >>

SRI LANKA: Legal Arguments Against The Proposal To Present The Draft Constitution

Friday, 14 January 2022, 7:55 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

The basic legal argument against the proposal to present the draft Constitution is as follows; The proposal is based on a false premise as it denies the process of the making of the Constitution whereas it must provide everyone and every group ... More >>

INDONESIA: Pontianak District Court Decision Not Serious In Judging Cases Of The Destruction Of The Ahmadiyya's Mosque

Tuesday, 11 January 2022, 6:47 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

In the case of the destruction of the Miftahul Huda Mosque, a total of 22 defendants were involved. On Thursday, January 6, 2022, the Pontianak District Court held a hearing with the agenda of a verdict against 21 defendants in the case of the destruction ... More >>

INDONESIA: Investigate The 2014 Paniai Case

Tuesday, 4 January 2022, 6:34 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

INDONESIA: Investigate the 2014 Paniai Case: The Attorney General Needs to Examine the Involvement of the TNI Commander in the Paniai Case The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) supports the Commission for the Disappearances and Victim of Violence (KontraS) ... More >>

SRI LANKA: A People’s Constitution; The Need To Think Outside The Box

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 7:38 pm | Asian Human Rights Commission

By Basil Fernando The discussion on the making of a new constitution through an intensely participatory process, as against underhand methods, is now on. These are a few thoughts as a response to some questions that are being discussed. In dealing ... More >>

Nepal: The State Is Failing Its Citizens

Saturday, 11 December 2021, 7:17 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission on the occasion of the 73rd International Human Rights Day Nepal underwent its third cycle of the UN Human Rights Council’s Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva in January 2021. Nepal has ratified over 24 various ... More >>

INDIA: A Botched Up Counter Insurgency Operation And Murders Most Foul

Friday, 10 December 2021, 7:34 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

Fifteen people including one soldier were killed in Mon district of the North Eastern state of Nagaland in India in what the security forces are calling a botched up operation that unfolded in several batches. Though the details of the botched up encounter ... More >>

A Statement By The Asian Human Rights Commission On Indonesia's Revision Of The Prosecutor's Law

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 6:52 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

November 30, 2021 INDONESIA: Increasing Authority of the Prosecutor's Office in the Revision of the Prosecutor's Law is in fact a Breaking of the Law The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) supports the Commission for the Disappearances and Victims ... More >>

Nepal: Long March To Justice

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 6:52 am | Asian Human Rights Commission

A group of 14 persons mostly women, arrived in Kathmandu from the Nepalgunj District. They walked all the way which is almost over 500 kilometres. The group started their long march for justice on 14 September 2021. After being denied justice by the local ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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