Undermining of the Legal and Political Systems

Latest AHRC publication “Undermining of the Legal and Political Systems” by Basil Fernando  explores in detail the all-pervading societal crisis that has been created by the undermining of both the political and the criminal justice administration systems in the country and work towards greater democratisation of the political system and the return to the rule […]

Deterioration of the Legal Intellect in Sri Lanka – A Miraculous Cure is Possible

( June 16, 2015 – Hong Kong ) We are sharing with you, the most recent publication of AHRC, entitled:  Deterioration of the Legal Intellect in Sri Lanka – A Miraculous Cure is Possible. It is a collection of recently published articles written by Basil Fernando, on problems of the Sri Lankan Justice System-i.e. Police, […]

A Sociological Exploration of Disappearances in Sri Lanka

The last four decades of political violence in Sri Lanka have witnessed the enforced disappearance of tens of thousands of Sri Lankans. While much of the relevant literature has contextualised disappearance as a counter-insurgency strategy in the context of armed confrontation, the military defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in May 2009 […]

The Law, Patriarchy and Religious Fundamentalism: Women’s Rights in Pakistan

The women of Pakistan bear the brunt of poor governance, military strife, and the corruption of the social, political and economic systems which surround them. W omen make up 49% of the population of Pakistan, yet they are continuously marginalized and discriminated against by the middle class and feudal societies, and through political and social […]

Human Rights and Governance: Bangladesh

(Hong Kong, November 6, 2013): The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) has published a new book titled, “Human Rights and Governance: Bangladesh” edited by Md Shariful Islam, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Dhaka, and contributed by eleven authors, including the editor, in nine chapters. The edited volume is an outcome of […]

ASIA: Narrative of Justice in Sri Lanka

A Publication by the Asian Legal Resource Centre Print Version ISBN: 978-962-8161-11-9 Online Version ISBN: 978-962-8161-12-6 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. […]