NHRIs Advocacy | ANNI Member Updates

ANNI Members Update, Progressive Voice – Myanmar
14 May 2019 4:07 pm

MNHRC Must Take Stand on Extrajudicial Killings of Rakhine Villagers 14 May 2019 We, the 24 organizations of the CSO Working Group on MNHRC Reform, call on the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) to act independently of the Myanmar military, and take firm, decisive action in regards to gross human rights violations committed in [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, INSECOnline – Nepal
3:18 pm

NHRC Jurisdiction will not be weakened: Chairperson Pokhrel Chairperson Krishna Bhakta Pokhrel of Law, justice and Human Rights Committee under House of Representative said that it is impossible to amend act of National Human Rights Commission by weakening its jurisdiction and administrative capacity. He was speaking at the program organized by Informal Sector Service Centre [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Odhikar – Bangladesh
9 April 2019 12:54 pm

Workshop on the Implementation of the Convention against Torture and Bangladesh’s Review by the Committee against Torture (Dhaka, 9 April 2019) The World Organisation against Torture (OMCT) in association with United Nations Bangladesh and Odhikar organised a workshop on the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) and Bangladesh’s Review by the Committee [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP) – Timor-Leste
28 March 2019 12:59 pm

JSMP’s involvement in the recruitment process of the Deputy Ombudsmen and meeting with the newly nominated Deputy Ombudsman In order to ensure that the members of the Timor-Leste National Human Rights Institution and the Ombudsman of Human Rights and Justice (PDHJ)  can have good representation based on merit, pluralism and gender balance aligned with the [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) – Bangladesh
27 December 2018 3:40 pm

‘An attempt has been made on highlighting how successful has the Commission been in living up to the expectation of the civil society, human rights activist and the general public, and where else can the Commission work upon.’ – Sheepa Hafiza, Executive Director of ASK. In December 2018, ANNI member Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence – Komisi untuk Orang Hilang dan Korban Tindak Kekerasan (KontraS) – Indonesia
6 August 2018 5:18 pm

“We believe that the death penalty is a shortcut for a country that is too lazy to seek and systematically solve the root cause of a crime, because the death penalty only resolves the life of the perpetrator, but does not solve the root cause of the crime,” KontraS states in its activity report on [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Korean House for International Solidarity (KHIS) – South Korea
5:15 pm

Korean Human Rights NGOs sent a selection criterion for the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea’s Candidate Recommendation Committee Human Rights NGOs formed a round table at the end of May to appoint the next Chairperson of National Human Rights Comission Korea (NHRCK)  in accordance with the international human rights norms andto [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM)- Indonesia
5:14 pm

A Quarter Century Of Komnas HAM : Challenge and Reflection On Monday, July 9, 2018, the celebration of a quarter century or 25 years of Komnas HAM (Ed: Indonesia’s NHRI) was held in Komnas HAM parking area. Attendants of the event were hundreds of Komnas HAM staff in Jakarta and from the representative office. The [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) – National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights
21 June 2017 11:43 am

National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) launched the National Action Plan On Business and Human Rights. The National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights is a national instrument for implementing the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights at the national level. Business [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Joint Submission to the Universal Periodic Review – 27th Session of the UPR Working Group
27 March 2017 7:36 pm

Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), along with All India Network of NGOs and Individuals working with National and State Human Rights Institutions (AiNNI) have submitted a joint report to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at 27th Session of UPR Working Group on India. For the PDF version of the report click [ Read more ]