Manila, 29 June 2015—The Human Rights Resource Centre, together with the Institute of Human Rights of the University of the Philippines Law Center, held a forum discussing the findings of the HRRC’s latest study, “Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion in the ASEAN.” The discussions focused on the application […]
In January 2015, the Human Rights Resource Centre (HRRC) published “Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion in ASEAN.” This 10- country report captures the legal landscape pertaining to freedom of religion or belief in the region, in light of ASEAN governments’ commitment to eliminate all forms of intolerance, discrimination […]
Manila, 4 November 2014—Caroline Rees, President of Shift, visited Manila this month to present the Reporting and Assurance Framework Initiative (RAFI) at an event organized by Shift and the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights-Asia (ESCR-Asia), in cooperation with the Makati Business Club, Integrity Initiative, the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines, Asia Pacific Pathways […]
On 3 November 2014, Ambassador Ong Keng Yong, Chairperson of HRRC’s Governing Board, took over the leadership of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as its Executive Deputy Chairman. He succeeds Ambassador Barry Desker, who led the RSIS for 14 years. Under a new RSIS management structure that retains a Deanship for the […]
Manila, 26 September 2014—On 24-26 September 2014, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) held a workshop on fair trial standards and trial monitoring for Vietnamese lawyers. The event aimed to increase the capacity of the participants to implement fair trial standards in Vietnam and contribute to trial monitoring in the region. Aside from presentations on […]
HRRC, represented by Marzuki Darusman as a Director/Chairman signed the Memorandum of Understanding with University of the Philippines, represented by Associate Professor, Herminio Harry L. Roque on February 11, 2011, in Manila, the Philippnes. Both parties hope that they will soon cooperate in the human rights study in Southeast Asia in accordance with the university and the centre's commitment towards the human rights development in ASEAN countries.