BURMA/MYANMAR: Police and village leaders torture a villager without apparent reason


Urgent Appeal Case : On 2 July 2014 around 2 p.m., Thet Paing Tun, who lives in Paybingyi village in Kangyi Daunk Township, was returning from the paddy field where he works. He stopped to watch a billiards game in the village. While he was there, U Htay Hlaing, a 100 household head (a high-level municipality officer), and two other men arrived. They proceeded to handcuff and arrest Thet Paing Tun. Read More...

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ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 50



Announcement : Today, AHRC TV releases its milestone 50th episode of Human Rights Asia Weekly Roundup. In this episode, AHRC TV interviews participants from the 3rd annual meeting of the Asian Alliance Against Torture & Ill-treatment (AAATI) to gain perspective on the meeting. Read More...

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BANGLADESH: IBA Human Rights Award for Adilur Rahman Khan


Press Release : (Hong Kong, October 24, 2014) The Asian Human Rights Commission announces that the International Bar Association has awarded Adilur Rahman Khan with IBA Human Rights Award 2014. The AHRC congratulates its partner, Adilur Rahman Khan, for one more Award for his struggles against state-sponsored persecutions in Bangladesh. The awards that Adilur has been receiving one after another in recent months re-establishes the fact that the international community is closely observing Bangladesh's human rights situation. Read More...

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ASIA: Weekly Roundup, Episode 50
Oct 25, 2014 Announcement
NEPAL: Youth tortured by his lover's family
Oct 22, 2014 Urgent Appeal Case
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