Civil Society & ANNI

THAILAND – Asian NGOs urge NHRCT to take on a more proactive role addressing violations
15 June 2010 12:00 pm

(16 June 2010) The Asian NGOs Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) expresses grave concern over numerous reports of human rights violations in Thailand during the series of violent protests that prompted the Thai government to place Bangkok and other provinces under emergency decree on 7 April 2010. The ANNI calls upon the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT), [ Read more ]

Asian NGOs express concern over failure of governments to appoint members of NHRIs
9 June 2010 12:00 pm

(10 June 2010) The Asian NGOs Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) expresses grave concern over the failure of certain governments in Asia to appoint members of their national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in accordance with the Paris Principles. The ANNI believes that this illustrates the lack of political will by these governments to strengthen their NHRIs so that these institutions [ Read more ]