WORLD: Council members must reject procedural tactics that foreclose substantive debate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALRC-STM-005-2014 September 29, 2014 A Joint Statement by the Asian Legal Resource Centre WORLD: Council members must reject procedural tactics that foreclose substantive debate Excellency, We write to express our concern about a worrying development in the Human Rights Council in the use of procedural tactics to silence important and legitimate debate […]

THAILAND: Human rights crisis is deepened

Date: September 17, 2014 Document ID:ALRC-COS-27-14-2014 Speaker:Mr. MOON JeongHo HRC section: Item 3, General Debate An Oral Statementto the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), a non-governmental organization in general consultative status THAILAND: Human rights crisis is deepened Thank you Mr. President. The Asian Legal Resource […]

INDONESIA: Human rights defenders in Papua

Date: September 16, 2014 Document id:ALRC-COS-27-16-2014 Speaker:Mr.Damion Vogt HRC section: Item 3, General Debate A Joint Oral Statementto the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from 21 NGOs INDONESIA: Human rights defenders in Papua Mr. President, Papuan human rights defenders are often confronted by intimidation from Indonesian authorities. Franciscans International and a coalition […]

ASIA: Urgent need for competent public justice systems

Date: September 16, 2014 Document ID:ALRC-COS-27-13-2014 Speaker:Mr. MOON JeongHo HRC section: Item 3, General Debate An Oral Statementto the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), a non-governmental organization in general consultative status ASIA: Urgent need for competent public justice systems Thank you Mr. President, The Asian […]

INDONESIA: Freedom of expression in Papua and West Papua

Date: September 15, 2014 Document id:ALRC-COS-27-15-2014 Speaker: Mr. Budi Tjahjono HRC section: Item 3, General Debate A Joint Oral Statement to the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from 23 NGOs INDONESIA: Freedom of expression in Papua and West Papua Mr. President, Franciscans International and VIVAT International in coalition with 16 international and […]

THAILAND: Human rights in crisis three months after coup

ALRC-CWS-27-12-2014 September 5, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty seventh session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre THAILAND: Human rights in crisis three months after coup 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to raise grave concerns with the Human Rights […]

BANGLADESH: Absence of freedom of expression contributes to the non-existence of the rule of law

ALRC-CWS-27-11-2014 September 5, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty seventh session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre BANGLADESH: Absence of freedom of expression contributes to the non-existence of the rule of law 1. The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) wishes to share […]

PAKISTAN: A call for an immediate intervention to stop extrajudicial killings

ALRC-CWS-27-10-2014 September 4, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty seventh session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre PAKISTAN: A call for an immediate intervention to stop extrajudicial killings 1. Extra judicial killings have become rampant in Pakistan; they are being executed with […]

BURMA / MYANMAR: Features of the practice of torture by law enforcement agencies

ALRC-CWS-27-09-2014 September 4, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty seventh session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre BURMA / MYANMAR: Features of the practice of torture by law enforcement agencies 1. The practice of police torture in Myanmar remains unchanged despite the […]

NEPAL: Council should exert pressure to abolish Haliya practice, a form of slavery

ALRC-CWS-27-08-2014 September 3, 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Twenty seventh session, Agenda Item 3, General Debate A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre NEPAL: Council should exert pressure to abolish Haliya practice, a form of slavery 1. There are an estimated 3 million Dalits who have been facing […]