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  • From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Human Rights Monitor Report (November 2018)
    11 December 2018

    FORUM-ASIA member from Bangladesh, Odhikar, published its monthly human rights monitor report. The November 2018 report focuses on the following: Statistics of Human Rights Violations: January-November 2018 National Parliament Elections and Human Rights Election Commission and Upcoming General Elections Hindrance to Meetings and Rallies Repression on Organisations and Citizens having Alternative Beliefs Political Violence Extrajudicial Killings [ Read more ]

  • International Human Rights Defenders Day 2018
    9 December 2018

    On International Human Rights Defenders Day FORUM-ASIA recognises, celebrates and honours all human rights defenders in Asia and beyond. In 1998, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, commonly [ Read more ]

  • Shrinking Civic Space – Experiences of Media and Human Rights Defenders in Asia
    7 December 2018

    Shrinking Civic Space – Experiences of Media and Human Rights Defenders in Asia 7:00-9:00 pm, Friday 7 December 2018 Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand Free Admission & Food will be served before the event The event will be live-streamed through FORUM-ASIA’s Facebook page **** Civic space is shrinking across Asia due to increasing restrictions on [ Read more ]

  • From our member MASUM, India – Human Rights Report of November 2018
    5 December 2018

    FORUM-ASIA member from India, Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), published its human rights and monthly activities report for the month of November 2018. This month’s report focuses on the following: Torture, Enforced Disappearance, Extra Judicial Killings and other flaws in Criminal Justice System Overall Marginalization of Erstwhile Enclaves Replies submitted to the National Human Rights [ Read more ]