Singapore, 30 April 2015—The Human Rights Resource Centre today presented its latest research study, “Keeping the Faith: A Study of Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion in ASEAN,” at the National University of Singapore. The event was hosted by the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS), headed by Professor Andrew Harding. During his remarks as Guest […]
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 […]
Singapore, 14 June 2014 — On 12 June 2014, the ASEAN CSR Network (ACN) launched the “ASEAN CSR Vision 2020” initiative in Singapore. Ms. Michelle Staggs Kelsall, Deputy Director of the Human Rights Resource Centre, attended the noteworthy event and extended the Centre’s commendation for the important work ACN is doing to raise awareness on corporate […]
The 5th Annual Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights took place from the 16th to 26th July in Singapore with focus on the topic of business and human rights. The Singapore-based Centre For International Law writes:
Singapore, 18 July 2012 — The 5th annual Summer Institute in International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Human Rights is taking place from 16 to 26 July 2012 in Singapore and focus on the topic of business and human rights.
The Summer Institute is a regionally based workshop held in partnership with organizations in Southeast Asia to consider key IHL and human rights issues, past and present, facing the region. Established in 2008 by the Asian International Justice Initiative, a collaborative project between the East-West Center and the War Crimes Studies Center, the Summer Institute is designed for participants working across a broad range of fields and disciplines within the Asia Pacific region or whose work has an Asia Pacific focus. Previous Summer Institute sessions have attracted lawyers, journalists, government officials, and NGO workers from more than 15 countries.
The Summer Institute is a regionally-based workshop held in partnership with organizations in Southeast Asia to consider key IHL and human rights issues, past and present, facing the region. This year's 2-week course is the first to host representatives of the UN Working Group on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises.
THE 4TH ANNUAL SUMMER INSTITUTE IN
INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS
“The Rights of Women and Children”
The Singaporean government should drop politically motivated charges brought in 2006 against opposition party leader Dr. Chee Soon Juan that will lead to a prison term on February 10, 2011, if he does not pay a fine, Human Rights Watch said today.