Human Rights Library

  • AICHR Representatives 2016 - 2018

    Public Information | ASEAN | 2016 | Author: AICHR

    The new list of AICHR Representatives for 2016 - 2018. Dr. Seree Nontashoot, Thailand Representative to the AICHR will continue his serving to the AICHR for 2nd term.

  • UN Human Rights Committee: Joint submission by ICJ and TLHR on Thailand

    Submission | Bangkok | 18 April 2016 | Author: ICJ and Thai Lawyers for Human Rights

    The ICJ and Thai Lawyers for Human Rights provided a joint submission to the UN Human Rights Committee for its consideration during the adoption of a list of issues for the examination of the Second Periodic Report of Thailand under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

  • Maritime movements of the Rohingya and recommendations to improve human rights protection for Rohingya refugees [APPRN Submission to AICHR]

    Submission | Thailand | 5 April 2016 | Author: Asia Pacific Refugee Network

    Maritime movements of the Rohingya and recommendations to improve human rights protection for Rohingya refugees

    An analysis of the situation of maritime movements of Rohingya refugees in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea

    In partnership with ALTSEAN Burma, Burma Partnership, FORUM-Asia, and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, APRRN has submitted to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) an analysis of the situation of maritime movements of Rohingya refugees in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, including recommendations to improve human rights protection for Rohingya refugees in the ASEAN region.

News Updates

27.04.2016
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Suaram calls for stop to demonisation of transgenders and for LGBT not to be denied jobs.

27.04.2016
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Since his imprisonment, his wife Vu Minh Khanh has been pushing authorities to remember her husband and his cause. While in the United States she is expected to meet with lawmakers, officials at the State Department and media outlets. She talked with RFA’s Chan Nhu after she landed in Los Angeles on April 15.

27.04.2016
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The emergence of Thongloun Sisoulith as the new leader of the People's Democratic Republic of Laos augurs well for the country's chairmanship of the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations this year.

27.04.2016
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The House of Representatives' special committee on the revision of the 2003 Terrorism Law has called for a supervisory mechanism to oversee the extended detention period for terrorism suspects to prevent potential human rights violations.

27.04.2016
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Those who are openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) will not be admitted into the police force even if they qualify as such sexualities are not accepted in Malaysia, a top police official said today.

27.04.2016
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Gerakan wants the Malaysian Human Rights Commission's (Suhakam) annual report to be tabled and debated in Parliament, although it had never been allowed to do so since the commission's incorporation in 1999.

27.04.2016
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A Philippine presidential candidate who joked about raping a murdered Australian missionary has widened his lead over his rivals despite a backlash from diplomats, the influential church and women’s groups.

27.04.2016
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Wisma Putra’s reaction to Washington’s 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices was predictable. It said the report on Malaysia was biased and baseless and that the US had been ignoring Malaysia’s sovereign right to its internal affairs