WORLD: Competent judicial professionals needed to administer justice to victims of international crimes

An Oral Statement to the 18th Session of the Assembly of State Parties to the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, and Excellencies: First of all, please allow me to reaffirm that the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) stand by the International Criminal Court […]

ASIA: The ongoing deep divide between discourse and implementation

date: March 13, 2008 document id:ALRC-COS-07-003-2008 speaker: Mr. Rafendi Djamin HRC section: Item 3: General Debate A Joint Oral Statement to the 7th Session of the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), INFID, and Pax Romana-ICMICA/MIIC. ASIA: […]

ASIA: Regional mechanisms and lack of progress in the adoption of frameworks

date: March 07, 2008 document id:ALRC-COS-07-001-2008 speaker: Sunila Abeysekera HRC section: Item 2, Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissoner for Human Rights A Joint Oral Statement to the 7th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), and Pax Romana-ICMICA/MIIC […]

PAKISTAN: The ALRC expresses support for the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on housing rights during the HRC review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2007 ALRC-COS-06-007-2007 Oral intervention presented by Asian Legal Resource Centre at the Sixth Session of the Human Rights Council (Resumed), 13 December 2007 PAKISTAN: The ALRC expresses support for the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on housing rights during the HRC review Review, rationalization and improvement of the mandate of […]

PAKISTAN: Human rights groups welcome Louise Arbour’s statement on Pakistan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2007 ALRC-COS-06-005-2007 An Oral Intervention by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) to the Sixth Session of the Human Rights Council, December 11, 2007, supported by the Dutch Lawyers for Lawyers Foundation (L4L) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Madame Louise Arbour […]

BURMA: Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2007 ALRC-COS-06-006-2007 ORAL INTERVENTION PRESENTED BY THE ASIAN LEGAL RESOURCE CENTRE AT THE SIXTH SESSION OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (RESUMED), 12 DECEMBER 2007 Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Mr. Special Rapporteur I speak on behalf of the Asian Legal Resource […]

PHILIPPINES: Extrajudicial killings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2007 AL-030-2007 A Joint Statement submitted by the World Council of Churches, the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development and the Asian Legal Resource Center (ALRC) to the 6th Human Rights Council PHILIPPINES: Extrajudicial killings Thank you Mr. President. This statement is supported by the World Council of […]

PAKISTAN: Human rights situation requires Human Rights Council’s attention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2007 AL-029-2007 An Oral Intervention submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre to the 6th session of the Human Rights Council PAKISTAN: Human rights situation requires Human Rights Council’s attention Thank you, Mr. President. I wish to address the Council as both a human rights defender and a victim of […]

ASIA: Children in armed conflict

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2007 AL-027-2007 An Oral Intervention submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre to the 6th session of the Human Rights Council ASIA: Children in armed conflict Item 3: Children in armed conflict – Ms. Coomaraswamy, Under-Secretary-General, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Thank you Mr. President, The ongoing use […]