Asian Human Rights Defender (Vol. 6 No. 2, December 2010)
29 March 2011 7:46 am

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Building Democracies

 


 Contents



Business and Human Rights



    • Human Rights and Environmental Violations


    • of the POSCO Project in Orissa, India


    • The Role of NHRIs in Business and Human Rights: the Case of NHRCK


    • Kuala Lumpur Guidelines for a Human Rights Approach to Economic Policy in Agriculture


Democratisation


    • Advancing Democratic Governance  in Asia: Challenges and Way Forward


    • Despite Election, Burma’s Sham Constitution Guarantees Military Control


    • Taiwan: Violence Overshadows Big Change in Local Governance


    • Ultra-Nationalism in Mongolia and the LGBT Community


    • Democratization and the Role of HRDs in Korea


    • Freedom of Expression in East Asia:On-line Censorship Rising


Country Focus


    • Sri Lanka: Victims wait for Justice


    • Pakistan: Disaster Highlights Discrimination of Religious Minorities


Human Rights Defenders


    • Gendered Challenges in Defending Human Rights


    • Irom Sharmila’s Hunger Strike to Repeal the AFSPA


UN Human Rights Council Review 2011


    • Tailoring the Human Rights Council’s Response to Situations of Violations of Human Rights


    • Survey on the UN HRC: Views from the Ground


    • 7 Issues to Strengthen the Universal Periodic Review


 

Advocacy


    • On the Rules of Procedure, ASEAN Declaration of Human Rights and the Work Plan of AICHR


    • 8 Points for the APF


Features


    • Improved Socio-economic Conditions Promote Respect for Cultural Rights  


  • Recognizing the Role of Defenders in Strengthening and Building a Democracy

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