NHRIs Advocacy | ANNI Member Updates

ANNI Member Update, Odhikar – Bangladesh
22 October 2019 12:02 pm

Quarterly Human Rights Monitoring Report on Bangladesh Reporting Period: July – September 2019 This report is based on the human rights situation in Bangladesh from July to September 2019. The human rights situation continued to remain grave during the reporting period. The Awami League government, which came to power without the people’s vote, has systematically [ Read more ]

ANNI Member Update, Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) – Bangladesh
11:48 am

A call for transparency By Tamanna Hoq Riti from ANNI member Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) The National Human Rights Commission’s procedures require an upgrade The former chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission, Bangladesh went in retirement on July 1, 2019. We were expecting to get a new chairperson from July, but unfortunately, that did [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Progressive Voice – Myanmar
25 July 2019 3:50 pm

Selection Process of New Commissioners for the MNHRC Must be Transparent and Inclusive 25 July 2019 We, the 24 organizations of the CSO Working Group on MNHRC Reform, call on the Selection Board to engage in a public, transparent and inclusive selection process to determine the next commissioners of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission’s [ Read more ]

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 ]