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The Protection Capacities of NHRIs in the Philippines, Thailand and Timor-Leste

  • James GomezEmail author
  • Robin Ramcharan
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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview and critical analysis of the mandates of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in the Philippines, Thailand and Timor-Leste. It notes significant challenges to the capacity of the first two to protect human rights in the context of government assault on these NHRIs. In the case of Timor-Leste, while the Provedor’s office has received good ratings from the international accreditation body, it nevertheless faces challenges in following through on complaints and its recommendations.

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  1. 1.Asia CentreBangkokThailand

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