Publications


September 29, 2016

CHRI Releases Updated Human Rights Advocacy Guide

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) today released an updated handbook on human rights advocacy in the Commonwealth. Our last edition was published in 2005. We work slowly but surely… That said, this recent handbook comes at a time when civil society is fast diminishing across the globe.

September 28, 2016

CHRI responds to Commonwealth watchdog’s opinion on the Maldives

The situation in the Maldives continues to worsen. But the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), the watchdog appointed by the Commonwealth to guard democratic values in member states, continues to bark but not bite. CHRI responds to the latest review of the Maldives by CMAG.

September 19, 2016

CHRI, in a report, draws attention to dire situation in the Maldives

This submission from the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) draws attention to serious failures of the Maldives government to make progress on priority areas identified by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) in February 2016.

September 09, 2016

CHRI sends submission to the National Human Rights Commission

This CHRI submission to the National Consultation of National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) for India’s 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) includes information on the following areas: overcrowding of prisoners, strengthening legal aid services, custodial violence, access to prison, foreign national prisoners, strengthening police complaints authority, transparency in criminal just

June 08, 2016

Easier Said than Done Sierra Leone

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative brought out the 2016 edition of Easier Said Than Done

June 08, 2016

Easier Said than Done PAKISTAN

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative brought out the 2016 edition of Easier Said Than Done

June 08, 2016

Easier Said than Done Namibia

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative brought out the 2016 edition of Easier Said Than Done

June 08, 2016

Easier Said than Done India

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative brought out the 2016 edition of Easier Said Than Done

June 08, 2016

Easier Said than Done Botswana

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative brought out the 2016 edition of Easier Said Than Done

May 27, 2016

CHRI Memo to CMAG delegation to Maldives

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) undertook a fact-finding mission to the Maldives on November 22-26.