Human Rights

South Asia


South Asian Map

Disappearances, torture, police abuse... these are too common practices in the nations of South Asia. Along with some of the oldest civilizations in the world, South Asia includes some of its poorest countries. Civil war, ethnic tension, religious persecution and terrorism are but some of the ailements of this region, as are the abuse of government power, censorship, and human rights violations.

The following pages contain links to reports on the human rights stituation of the countries mentioned below, as well as to other sites that provide useful information. If you know of other links that should be included here, please let us know.

HR Websites | NGOs | Int'l Organizations | Women | Reports & Articles | Links

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Afghanistan || Bangladesh || Bhutan || India || The Maldives || Nepal || Pakistan || Sri Lanka

Human Rights Websites

Human Rights NGOs

International Organizations


Human Rights Reports and Articles


Información en Español

Para más información consulte las páginas individuales de cada país de Asia

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