'Commonwealth must address human rights abuses in Cameroon’: CHRI
March 31 New Delhi The Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland has been urged to address the spiralling human rights violations in Cameroon, press President Biya to restore fundamental freedoms and refer the matter to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG).
CHRI urges Commonwealth to resist rights abuse robustly, says Liberties and Economic growth go together
March 13, 2017 New Delhi/Accra/London Today, 52 countries celebrate Commonwealth Day and aspire for ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’.
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CHRI is an independent, non-partisan, international non- governmental organization. We work for the practical realisation of human rights of ordinary people in the Commonwealth.
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.
CHRI on the Maldives and India’s silence on the country’s worsening situation
During Yameen’s visit to New Delhi on the eve of the April CMAG meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed at India’s role as the “net security provider” in the Indian Ocean.
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.
Security forces raid the Maldives Independent: A CHRI perspective
Posters calling for the freedom of the exiled former president of the Maldives can still be seen in the capital.
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.
Press statement - CHRI response to CMAGs statement of 20 April 2016 on the Maldives
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) welcomes the continued scrutiny of the deteriorating situation in the Maldives by the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), which serves as a watchdog group for Commonwealth countries.