Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission

Stop Misleading The Public, Says Raj Of Party’s Claims
NEWS

Stop Misleading The Public, Says Raj Of Party’s Claims

At the same time, it is equally important that people are able to express their concerns in a democracy about their ...

Immigration Raids Company Employing Bangladeshi Nationals
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Immigration Raids Company Employing Bangladeshi Nationals

It is believed that the officers were there to retrieve the passports of the expats.

Raj: Commission Will Call for Alignment Of Police Bill With That Of Human Rights
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Raj: Commission Will Call for Alignment Of Police Bill With That Of Human Rights

“We were advised that the Police Bill is yet to be tabled in the House,” Mr Raj said.

More Recruiting Scam Claims By Bangladesh Nationals
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More Recruiting Scam Claims By Bangladesh Nationals

The company has strongly denied the claims and said they were ready to provide evidence to the newspaper against the...

Home Abuse Probe
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Home Abuse Probe

Dilkusha Home in spotlight after claims of abuse by the workers against children were reported to the Fiji Human Rig...

Probe After Expat Worker Claim
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Probe After Expat Worker Claim

49 Bangladeshi Nationals claim they were scammed.

Nurse Did Not Die Of Police Assault, Medical Certificate Says
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Nurse Did Not Die Of Police Assault, Medical Certificate Says

Mr Batai, a nurse, claimed assault at the hands of a Police officer in Nausori after questioning another.

Commission Slams Social Media Post
NEWS

Commission Slams Social Media Post

Mr Raj said while the commission did not condone shoplifting, it condemned such punitive measures taken by shop owne...

Family Of Man In Remand Not Notified Till He Died: Raj
NEWS

Family Of Man In Remand Not Notified Till He Died: Raj

The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission wants to know why the arrest and detainment of Jone Masirew...

Raj Acts On ‘Taunted’ Child Whose Dad is Jailed
NATION

Raj Acts On ‘Taunted’ Child Whose Dad is Jailed

“Let’s teach our children to learn to respect the diverse backgrounds that they all come from, that there’s no...

Human Rights Commission To Assist Evicted Families
NATION

Human Rights Commission To Assist Evicted Families

Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director Ashwin Raj, yesterday visited the settlement and assur...

Human Rights Chief Calls Out Fiji Times
NEWS

Human Rights Chief Calls Out Fiji Times

Director Raj questions why the newspaper has not done anything about “racist comments” made by its journalists c...

Stop Victim Bashing, Says Minister For Women, Vuniwaqa
NATION

Stop Victim Bashing, Says Minister For Women, Vuniwaqa

High Court Judge Justice Daniel Goundar highlighted in his sentencing that the victim was subjected to further victi...

Child Custody Matters Remain  Biggest Challenge: Ashwin Raj
NEWS

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...

Ashwin Raj Lodges Official Complaint To Police Against Bulitavu
NEWS

Ashwin Raj Lodges Official Complaint To Police Against Bulitavu

Against SODELPA Member of Parliament Mosese Bulitavu “for inciting hatred against the Indo-Fijian community on the...

Bulitavu Descends To A New Low: Raj
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Bulitavu Descends To A New Low: Raj

‘(They) gloss over the unspeakable violence and trauma of the Indian indenture system. Indian men were not born mu...

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

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...

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...

Accused Man Wants To Register  Complaint With Fiji Human Rights
NATION

Accused Man Wants To Register Complaint With Fiji Human Rights

An accused person who claims to have been raped by two convicted prisoners at the Naboro Maximum Prison yesterday re...

REPLY: Raj Responds To Prasad Claims
NATION

REPLY: Raj Responds To Prasad Claims

The following is the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission director Ashwin Raj’s response to the Na...

Talking About Human Rights and Law in  Interactive Ways
NATION

Talking About Human Rights and Law in Interactive Ways

New interactive ways of raising awareness on human rights at the community level were taught to lawyers from the Fij...

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...

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