ASIA: Intimidation and threats on human rights defenders advocating protection for rights of migrant workers

Date of issue: March 17, 2015 Date of submission: March 10, 2015 Document ID: ALRC-COS-28-08-2015 Speaker: Unread for lack of time HRC Session: 28 Agenda Item No. 3 Debate Type: Interactive Dialogue An Oral Statement to the 28th Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), a non-governmental organization […]

PAKISTAN: Government must guarantee fundamental right of freedom of religion to all

ALRC-CWS-07-007-2015 March 04, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre PAKISTAN: Government must guarantee fundamental right of freedom of religion to all 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to bring to the attention of the UN Human Rights Council the deteriorating state of freedom […]

BANGLADESH: Freedom of expression, assembly, and human rights activism under serious threat

ALRC-CWS-28-006-2015 March 04, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre BANGLADESH: Freedom of expression, assembly, and human rights activism under serious threat 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) brings matters related to the freedom of expression and opinion, the freedom of peaceful assembly, and the […]

PAKISTAN: An attack on independence of judiciary and right to fair trial

ALRC-CWS-28-004-2015 March 03, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre PAKISTAN: An attack on independence of judiciary and right to fair trial 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to bring to the attention of the UN Human Rights Council the supra-constitutional arrangement that has […]

INDIA: Criminal justice reforms elementary to control violence against women

ALRC-CWS-28-003-2015 March 03, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre INDIA: Criminal justice reforms elementary to control violence against women 1. After the infamous New Delhi rape case of 2012, and other cases of gender based violence subsequently reported by the media, the Government of India […]

BANGLADESH: Government promotes extrajudicial executions to silence political dissent

ALRC-CWS-28-002-2015 March 03, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre BANGLADESH: Government promotes extrajudicial executions to silence political dissent 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) requests the UN Human Rights Council to pay attention to the ongoing pattern of gross human rights violations in Bangladesh. […]

ASIA PACIFIC: Action required to protect human rights defenders at risk for protecting migrants’ rights

ALRC-CWS-28-001-2015 March 03, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre ASIA PACIFIC: Action required to protect human rights defenders at risk for protecting migrants’ rights 1. The Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) and the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) would like to draw the attention […]

PHILIPPINES: Failure to investigate and prevent widespread attacks on human rights defenders

ALRC-CWS-28-005-2015 March 03, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre PHILIPPINES: Failure to investigate and prevent widespread attacks on human rights defenders 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders (A/HRC/28/63). We take […]

PAKISTAN: An attack on independence of judiciary and right to fair trial

ALRC-CWS-28-004-2015 March 03, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre PAKISTAN: An attack on independence of judiciary and right to fair trial 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to bring to the attention of the UN Human Rights Council the supra-constitutional arrangement that has […]

INDIA: Criminal justice reforms elementary to control violence against women

ALRC-CWS-28-003-2015 March 03, 2015 A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre INDIA: Criminal justice reforms elementary to control violence against women 1. After the infamous New Delhi rape case of 2012, and other cases of gender based violence subsequently reported by the media, the Government of India […]