Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission

About Us, Without Us: Hypocrisy Of United States Department of State 2020 Human Rights Report On Fiji
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About Us, Without Us: Hypocrisy Of United States Department of State 2020 Human Rights Report On Fiji

The 2020 report on human rights in Fiji issued by the US Department of State is perfunctory, scant in its interpret...

How Professor Ahluwalia Left
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How Professor Ahluwalia Left

The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission recognises that the State enjoys prerogative powers under the Im...

Don’t Just Post On Social Media, Report To Authorities, Commission Urges Public
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Don’t Just Post On Social Media, Report To Authorities, Commission Urges Public

While social media posts expose the wrong doings (human rights violations), these allegations cannot be verified wit...

Commission Concern Over TIKTOK Videos
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Commission Concern Over TIKTOK Videos

This needs to end and the onus is on the TikTok users to use the platform responsibly. The Commission is in discussi...

QVS Chilli Torture
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QVS Chilli Torture

According to the complaint lodged with the commission, this was a punishment directed by an assistant principal of t...

Ashwin Raj’s Team Brings To Life People’s Rights As Enshrined In 2013 Constitution
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Ashwin Raj’s Team Brings To Life People’s Rights As Enshrined In 2013 Constitution

The Commission understands and respects that landlords have rights, they have mortgages. However, they need to remov...

Plans To Secure Housing for Evicted Nadi Family Of Seven
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Plans To Secure Housing for Evicted Nadi Family Of Seven

As of yesterday, the family has been placed in a private home in Nadi where they can stay for two weeks. This is the...

21 Graduates With Mandela Certificate
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21 Graduates With Mandela Certificate

Mandela Rules are the universally accepted minimum standards on the treatment of prisoners.

Good Samaritan Comes To Rescue Evicted Family
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Good Samaritan Comes To Rescue Evicted Family

The family was forcefully evicted from their house on Monday and spent a few days at the bus shelter.

Tudravu Warns All Police Officers To Uphold the Law
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Tudravu Warns All Police Officers To Uphold the Law

This follows a claim of alleged Police assault reported at the Nausori Police Station over the weekend.

Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission: Excessive Force Used By Police During Arrest Of Naqia Villager
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Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission: Excessive Force Used By Police During Arrest Of Naqia Villager

Having concluded its investigations and based on the available evidence including medical records and the victim and...

Commission Does Not Condone Any Allegations Of Torture And Brutality
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Commission Does Not Condone Any Allegations Of Torture And Brutality

The Commission has issued two statements in relation to this issue and the Commission does not see the need to conti...

Commission To Look Into Students’ Welfare
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Commission To Look Into Students’ Welfare

The students were introduced to human rights values such as human dignity, respect and equality during the human rig...

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

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...

Fiji National Security and Defence Minister Says 11  Cases Of Police Brutality Are Being Investigated
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Fiji National Security and Defence Minister Says 11 Cases Of Police Brutality Are Being Investigated

Mr Seruiratu said the Fiji Police Force and the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission office are working t...

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...

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...

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 Commends Police
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Raj Commends Police

The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission (HRADC) commends the Fiji Police Force for taking prompt action ...

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...

Ministry Seeks Legal Advice on Blood Donation
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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 ...

Big Focus on Child’s Rights in Justice System
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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: Internal Auditor to be  Appointed for Commission
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Raj: Internal Auditor to be Appointed for Commission

The Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission will soon appoint a qualified internal auditor on a project basi...

HRADC investigates Alleged Student Beatings At QVS
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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...

Marchers Highlight Activisim For Women’s Rights
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Marchers Highlight Activisim For Women’s Rights

A World Human Rights Day march yesterday marked the end of the 16 days of activism for violence against women. The m...

Raj Launches Human Rights Wall in Totogo
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Raj Launches Human Rights Wall in Totogo

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

Commission Head  Refutes Claims By  Women’s Group
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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...

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