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National Workshops on Human Rights and Elections: Indonesia (25-26 June 2014) and Nepal (16-17 July 2014)
11 August 2014 6:38 pm

Two national workshops on human rights and elections were organised by FORUM-ASIA in the months of June and July 2014. The Indonesia National Workshop on Human Rights and Elections, co-organised with the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL), the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA), and FORUM-ASIA’s member in Indonesia, Imparsial, was held on 25-26 June [ Read more ]

Pakistan: unanimous call made for a South Asia human rights mechanism
2 July 2014 2:00 pm

The Regional Initiative for a South Asia Human Rights Mechanism (Regional Initiative), a platform of human rights defenders from the region, conducted a two day national workshop on Building Consensus for a South Asia Human Rights Mechanism in Lahore, Pakistan. FORUM-ASIA, as the Secretariat of the Regional Initiative, in collaboration with the Human Rights Commission [ Read more ]

The Solidarity for Asian People’s Advocacy Task Force on ASEAN and Human Rights (SAPA TFAHR) Annual Strategic Meeting 2014 (Bangkok, 21-22 April 2014)
9 May 2014 4:36 pm

The Solidarity for Asian People’s Advocacy Task Force on ASEAN and Human Rights (SAPA- TFAHR) Annual Strategic Meeting 2014 was held on 21-22 April 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, back to back with SAPA Working Group on ASEAN strategy meeting. The event was organized by FORUM-ASIA and attended by 17 participants of SAPA TFAHR focal points [ Read more ]

The ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF) 2014 (Yangon – Myanmar, 21-23 March 2014)
4:26 pm

  The ACSC/APF is organized every year before the ASEAN Summit in the country of the ASEAN chair. The main intent is to build community and solidarity among South East Asia peoples, and specifically in the host country, as well as a space for engagement with ASEAN Heads of State. The ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN [ Read more ]

Asian NI Watch Issue No. 3
22 May 2011 11:18 pm

Asian NI Watch Issue Number 3

Asian Human Rights Defender (Vol. 6 No. 1, June 2010)
20 October 2010 3:41 pm

A Regional Human Rights Mechanism for South Asia (Please click this link to download this issue) CONTENTS Main Feature:  A regional human rights mechanism for South Asia Establishing a Robust Regional Human Rights Mechanism Kathmandu Declaration SAARC and Human Rights People’s SAARC: Enhancing inter-people linkages towards alternative regionalization Cooperation needed to challenge regional impunity   [ Read more ]

Asian Human Rights Defender (Vol. 5 No. 2, September 2009)
15 October 2009 12:00 pm

                  We Want an ASEAN Human Rights Commission with Teeth Accountable, Independent, Effective List of Articles Main theme •  Making human rights body accountable through regional solidarity •  Can  AICHR  promote  and  protect  human  rights? •  Political Declaration must set clear guidelines •  ASEAN urged to set [ Read more ]