Ashwin Raj

Media Industry Development Authority Chair Hits Out  At Prasad
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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’...

Raj Responds: NFP Leader Using Media Decree To Cloud Issues
NEWS

Raj Responds: NFP Leader Using Media Decree To Cloud Issues

Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director Ashwin Raj says National Federation Party leader Biman...

Ministry Seeks Legal Advice on Blood Donation
NEWS

Ministry Seeks Legal Advice on Blood Donation

Legal advice will be sought from the Solicitor General’s office by the Ministry of Health after objections by the ...

We Want A United QVS: Reddy To Students
NEWS

We Want A United QVS: Reddy To Students

The Minister for Education, Mahendra Reddy, yesterday visited students of Queen Victoria School and urged them to st...

Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System
NEWS

Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System

SOLICITOR-GENERAL HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE TO LAWYERS, JUDGES, POLICE, MEDIA Children in contact with the criminal just...

Raj, Prasad clash Over Hate speech on Social Media
NEWS

Raj, Prasad clash Over Hate speech on Social Media

Ashwin Raj yesterday hit back at National Federation Party leader Biman Prasad for criticising his statement on hate...

Racism And Wilful  Forgetfulness
Opinion

Racism And Wilful Forgetfulness

The vitriolic diatribe that the Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other offices in Geneva Ambassado...

Vitriolic, Racist, Sexist: Raj Calls Out Khan Critics
NEWS

Vitriolic, Racist, Sexist: Raj Calls Out Khan Critics

Ashwin Raj has defended Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan’s statement on racism. Mrs Khan made the remarks in the Uni...

Brutality Problem Wider Than Police: Gates
NEWS

Brutality Problem Wider Than Police: Gates

The problem of violence in the community is wider than just Police. We need to eradicate violence from our society. ...

HRADC investigates Alleged Student Beatings At QVS
NATION

HRADC investigates Alleged Student Beatings At QVS

The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission is in receipt of an official complaint in relation to alleged st...

Let’s Support Ashwin Raj And Give LGBT Community Respect It’s Entitled To Under Constitution
Sunvoice

Let’s Support Ashwin Raj And Give LGBT Community Respect It’s Entitled To Under Constitution

The alleged attack on two gay men early Sunday morning in Valelevu is disturbing. The alleged assault itself is a cr...

Attack On Gay Men Condemned
NEWS

Attack On Gay Men Condemned

Human rights and gay rights advocate Ashwin Raj last night condemned an alleged attack on two gay men. The men said ...

Fijian Government should review its  immigration and border control laws
NATION

Fijian Government should review its immigration and border control laws

I now confirm that Loghman Sawari, an Iranian refugee that arrived in Fiji almost a week ago was deported yesterday ...

We’re Keen To Meet Iranian Refugee: Raj
NEWS

We’re Keen To Meet Iranian Refugee: Raj

The Director for Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, Ashwin Raj, says he is keen to meet the young Iran...

$10K Damages for Facebook Comments
NATION

$10K Damages for Facebook Comments

  In the first Fijian case of defamation involving comments made on social media – the Civil High Court h...

Raj Launches Human Rights Wall in Totogo
NEWS

Raj Launches Human Rights Wall in Totogo

  Ashwin Raj yesterday launched the ‘Human Rights Wall’ at Totogo Police Station in Suva. The director for ...

Nadi Muslim, Kamil College Final
SPORTS

Nadi Muslim, Kamil College Final

  Nadi Muslim College booked a spot in the final of the Courts IDC Secondary Schools competition after beating ...

Chaudhry Treated Well: Human Rights Director
NEWS

Chaudhry Treated Well: Human Rights Director

  Fiji Labour Party leader Mahendra Chaudhry was treated well while in Police custody, says Ashwin Raj. The dir...

Commission Head  Refutes Claims By  Women’s Group
NATION

Commission Head Refutes Claims By Women’s Group

The director for Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission Ashwin Raj refutes insinuations made by Shamima Ali...

Disabled People To Have Full Say: Director Raj
NEWS

Disabled People To Have Full Say: Director Raj

  Every person living with disabilities in Fiji will be able to meaningfully participate in all spheres of life...

A-G Receives $10K For PM’s Appeal From Fiji Human Rights And Anti-discrimination Commission
NEWS

A-G Receives $10K For PM’s Appeal From Fiji Human Rights And Anti-discrimination Commission

Attorney-General and Minister for Finance Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday received a $10,000 donation from the Fiji Hu...

New Human Rights Head On Role (Part 2)
NATION

New Human Rights Head On Role (Part 2)

  Newly-appointed Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director, Ashwin Raj believes that the c...

New Human Rights Head Has Key Role To Play
NATION

New Human Rights Head Has Key Role To Play

Newly-appointed Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director, Ashwin Raj believes that the commissi...

Raj Is New Fiji Human Rights Director
NEWS

Raj Is New Fiji Human Rights Director

Ashwin Raj is the new Director of the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission. The announcement was mad...

Do Not Promote Discord, Says Raj
NEWS

Do Not Promote Discord, Says Raj

Ashwin Raj says while media organisations are free to report and comment on all matters of national interest, it is ...

MIDA Probes Complaint Against Radio Show
SUNCITY

MIDA Probes Complaint Against Radio Show

An official complaint has been received by the Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) regarding remarks made by...

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