PAKISTAN: Disappearances

ALRC-CWS-25-17-2014 February 28, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 4, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre PAKISTAN: Disappearances 1. Balochistan province, at this moment in time, may be said to be the place in the world where the largest number of […]

BANGLADESH: Enforced disappearances are increasing alarmingly

ALRC-CWS-25-16-2014 February 28, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 4, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre BANGLADESH: Enforced disappearances are increasing alarmingly 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) is gravely concerned by the ongoing pattern of deprivation of the right […]

PHILIPPINES: Forced evictions push victims to hunger, inhuman living condition

ALRC-CWS-25-15-2014 February 28, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre PHILIPPINES: Forced evictions push victims to hunger, inhuman living condition 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) draws the attention of the Human Rights Council […]

INDIA: Remedies to human rights violations a mirage

ALRC-CWS-25-14-2014 February 27, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre INDIA: Remedies to human rights violations a mirage 1. India has one of the most commended and emulated legal systems in Asia. The jurisprudence developed […]

ASIA: Accountability for violence against women committed in official capacities and integration of gender-perspectives in the remedy mechanism

ALRC-CWS-25-13-2014 February 27, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre ASIA: Accountability for violence against women committed in official capacities and integration of gender-perspectives in the remedy mechanism 1. Throughout South and East Asian countries […]

THAILAND: Ten years without justice for Somchai Neelaphaijit

ALRC-CWS-25-12-2014 February 26, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 4, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre THAILAND: Ten years without justice for Somchai Neelaphaijit 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to raise grave concerns with the Human Rights Council […]

INDIA: Hurt, Hunger and Humiliation for the Refugees of the Republic

ALRC-CWS-25-10-2014 February 25, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre INDIA: Hurt, Hunger and Humiliation for the Refugees of the Republic 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) draws the attention of the Human Rights […]

PHILIPPINES: Torture and violence against children in child care institutions must end

ALRC-CWS-25-09-2014 February 25, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 3, Interactive Dialogue with the Special Representative of the Secretary General on violence against children A joint written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre and Bahay Tuluyan PHILIPPINES: Torture and violence against children in child care […]

BANGLADESH: Human Rights activism at serious risk

ALRC-CWS-25-08-2014 February 24, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre BANGLADESH: Human Rights activism at serious risk 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to bring the situation of human rights defenders of Bangladesh […]

THAILAND: Legal and Extralegal Threats to Freedom of Expression

ALRC-CWS-25-07-2014 February 24, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty fifth session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre THAILAND: Legal and Extralegal Threats to Freedom of Expression 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to raise grave concerns about the intensification of […]