NHRIs Advocacy | ANNI Member Updates

ANNI Members Update, Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR)- Taiwan
6 August 2018 5:21 pm

Taiwanese Organisations to Condemn Terrorist Listing of Philippine Human Rights Defenders Written by Taiwan Committee for Philippine Concerns (TCPC), edited by TAHR and FORUM-ASIA Twenty Taiwanese organisations jointly condemn the terrorist listing of Philippino human rights defenders by the Duterte administration in front of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) inTaipei at 10 am [ Read more ]

ANNI Members Update, Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence – Komisi untuk Orang Hilang dan Korban Tindak Kekerasan (KontraS) – Indonesia
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, Covenants Watch – Taiwan
5:12 pm

[TAIPEI TIMES] Groups call for National Human Rights Commission 02 July 2018 Civic groups yesterday called for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to fulfill her election promise of establishing a national human rights commission, saying the Control Yuan and Council of Grand Justices have been unwilling to examine domestic laws in light of international norms. Members [ 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 ]