Ashwin Raj

Child Custody Matters Remain  Biggest Challenge: Ashwin Raj
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Child Custody Matters Remain Biggest Challenge: Ashwin Raj

Mr Raj said some examples were on the areas of sexual and physical assault of children including the denial of promp...

Fiji Human Rights Director Wades in on University of Fiji row
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Fiji Human Rights Director Wades in on University of Fiji row

Raj: No room for racism here

Spreading Of Fake News Is A Criminal Offence
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Spreading Of Fake News Is A Criminal Offence

MIDA is calling on all media agen­cies to follow basic journalistic principles of balance and accuracy before using...

Ashwin Raj: Same-Sex Marriage Not A ‘Right’
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Ashwin Raj: Same-Sex Marriage Not A ‘Right’

The following is a statement from the director of Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission on same-sex m...

Launch Of Media Parliamentary Reporting Handbook At House
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Launch Of Media Parliamentary Reporting Handbook At House

Steve Chase, veteran Australian Parliamentary reporter and trainer and a vital contributor to the booklet launch, is...

500 youths to attend Suva National Conference
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500 youths to attend Suva National Conference

Minister Parveen Bala said the conference would be more Government-focused and would involve other Government minist...

770 Victims of Sexual Offence In Past Three Years, Six Months: Judge
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770 Victims of Sexual Offence In Past Three Years, Six Months: Judge

Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director Ashwin Raj said there were 770 reported matters but believe...

Raj: Don’t Entertain Workplace That Disrespects
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Raj: Don’t Entertain Workplace That Disrespects

We should not put up with any workplace environment where you go in and there is no respect, says Ashwin Raj. The Hu...

Editorial: Our human rights record today complying with international standards
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Editorial: Our human rights record today complying with international standards

The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director Ashwin Raj is unfairly criticised from time to time for...

Commission Gets Social Media Complaints: Raj
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Commission Gets Social Media Complaints: Raj

The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission has received a number of complaints and concerns over socia...

367 Journalists Accredited For General Election
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367 Journalists Accredited For General Election

More than 360 local and foreign journalists have been registered and accredited to report on this year’s General E...

Social Media Posting of 165 Names and Residential Addresses by a SODELPA aide Condemned
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Social Media Posting of 165 Names and Residential Addresses by a SODELPA aide Condemned

The release of the names and residential addresses of 165 Fijians on Facebook has been condemned. Director of Human ...

MIDA Chair Queries Award Citation
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MIDA Chair Queries Award Citation

Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) chairperson Ashwin Raj has questioned the citation in a News Media Execu...

Small Businesses Raise Concern On Maternity, Paternity Leave
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Small Businesses Raise Concern On Maternity, Paternity Leave

Small and micro business houses have raised concerns on the extension of maternity and introduction of paternity lea...

Raj on Raid at Commission: No One is Above the Law
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Raj on Raid at Commission: No One is Above the Law

The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director Ashwin Raj has stated that no one is above the law...

Ashwin Raj Praises Fijian  Constitution, Says Progressive
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Ashwin Raj Praises Fijian Constitution, Says Progressive

  The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director, Ashwin Raj has commended the Fijian Constitutio...

Human Rights Director Raj Supports Treaties Ratification
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Human Rights Director Raj Supports Treaties Ratification

The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission has strongly recommended that Fiji ratify the International Cove...

WE ARE MAKING ‘CONSIDERABLE STRIDES
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WE ARE MAKING ‘CONSIDERABLE STRIDES

A longitudinal assess­ment of the rankings compiled by Reporters Without Borders on the world press freedom index a...

Raj: We Have Come A Long Way
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Raj: We Have Come A Long Way

Fiji has a robust Bill of Rights in our Constitution that guarantees the right to equality and freedom from discrimi...

Hate Talk Uproar
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Hate Talk Uproar

A provisional National Federation Party candidate for the 2018 General Election has created an uproar by saying hate...

Raj: No One Has Right To Decide For Others
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Raj: No One Has Right To Decide For Others

Any individual in a position of authority whether a village headman, trade unionist or a political party leader does...

Industrial Strike Must Be A Measure Of Last Resort
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Industrial Strike Must Be A Measure Of Last Resort

While the Fijian Constitu­tion guarantees the right to peaceful assembly, demonstration and picketing as well as co...

Alleged Eviction Threat Violation Of Human Rights, Says Ashwin Raj
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Alleged Eviction Threat Violation Of Human Rights, Says Ashwin Raj

Alleged threats of eviction of tenants if they don’t vote for SODELPA are a violation of human rights, says Ashwin...

Media Industry Development Authority Chair Hits Out  At Prasad
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Media Industry Development Authority Chair Hits Out At Prasad

Media Industry Development Authority chairperson Ashwin Raj has described as hypocrisy National Federation Party lea...

Landlord Under Fire For Rejecting Woman Because Of Her Ethnicity
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Landlord Under Fire For Rejecting Woman Because Of Her Ethnicity

The Fiji Humans Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission has condemned the alleged action of a landlord in refusing...

Children Not Knowing Their Rights Worries Raj
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Children Not Knowing Their Rights Worries Raj

All children need to know about their rights and they have the right to know, says Human Rights and Anti-Discriminat...

Raj: All Rights Observes in SODELPA Youth Leader Arrest
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Raj: All Rights Observes in SODELPA Youth Leader Arrest

The director of the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Ashwin Raj met with the SODELPA Youth leader who...

Video Launched to Recognise LGBTI Community
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Video Launched to Recognise LGBTI Community

When discrimination begins in the most intimate spaces of our lives, it has the potential to really devastate one’...

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