NHRIs Advocacy | Interviews

‘Working in human rights gives me an opportunity to contribute to humanity’ – Interview with Roichatul Aswidah, newly appointed ANNI advisor
21 October 2019 5:26 pm

For this e-newsletter, ANNI interviewed Roichatul Aswidah, who is our newly appointed ANNI advisor, due to her extensive involvement and experience working both with civil society organisations (CSOs) and national human rights institutions. She served as the Commissioner of the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights (Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia/Komnas HAM) from 2012 to 2017. [ Read more ]

‘The support of a NHRI in the work of women human rights defenders will provide a form of shelter and encouragement for women to engage in their areas of work, especially knowing that a redress mechanism and protection mechanism exist close to home.’ – Interview with Shahindha Ismail, Executive Director of the Maldivian Democracy Network (MDN), a member of ANNI in the Maldives
20 May 2019 3:10 pm

For this e-newsletter, ANNI interviewed Shahindha Ismail, who is the founder and current Executive Director of the Maldivian Democracy Network (MDN). MDN is a non-partisan NGO which aims to promote human rights and the values and principles of democracy in the Maldives. Shahindha is a human rights defender and is one of the few defenders [ Read more ]

‘The more transparent and inclusive an NHRI can be in developing its strategic plan and determining its priorities, the more understanding, more supportive the wider human rights community will be.’ – Interview with Rosslyn Noonan, ANNI Advisor
6 August 2018 4:11 pm

For this quarter’s e-newsletter, ANNI talked to Rosslyn Noonan, who is an advisor to ANNI due to her extensive experience working on national human rights institutions. Rosslyn served as New Zealand’s Human Rights Chief Commissioner. She was also a Chairperson for International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights. [ Read more ]