STATEMENT ADDRESSED TO THE SAARC HEADS OF STATE BY MEMBERS OF SOUTH ASIANS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE OCCASION OF THE SAARC SUMMIT MEETING AT THIMPHU – BHUTAN 28TH – 29TH APRIL 2010

On behalf of the members of South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a democratic regional network of human rights defenders committed to the promotion and protection of human rights at both national and regional levels, we welcome the convening of the Summit of Heads of State of SAARC countries in…

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AI Says End Emergency

Sri Lanka’s first post-war parliament must get rid of draconian emergency laws that have allowed for decades of widespread human rights abuses, international human rights defenders, Amnesty International said. Ahead of the first sitting of Sri Lanka’s first post-war parliament on April 22, Amnesty International is calling on Sri Lanka…

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