Videos

Stories of Change
4 October 2019 5:53 pm

FORUM-ASIA is happy to present its Stories of Change series, in partnership with filmmakers from different Asian countries showcasing the narrative of individuals and their stories of how human rights changed their lives, both in cases where their rights are being violated or being recognised. We dedicate these stories to all the brave human rights [ Read more ]

Videos of statements delivered during the regular sessions of the UN Human Rights Council in 2019
30 September 2019 4:04 pm

Watch FORUM-ASIA statements delivered during the Regular Sessions of the UN Human Rights Council and click the ‘overview’ for our full interventions during the sessions. Overview of the 42nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Overview of the 41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Overview of the 40th Regular Session [ Read more ]

Videos of statements delivered during the regular sessions of the UN Human Rights Council in 2018
9 September 2019 4:18 pm

Watch FORUM-ASIA statements delivered during the Regular Sessions of the UN Human Rights Council and click the ‘overview’ for our full interventions during the sessions. Overview  of the 39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Overview of the 38th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Overview of the 37th Regular Session of [ Read more ]

Videos of statements delivered during the regular sessions of the UN Human Rights Council in 2017
8 September 2019 4:48 pm

Watch FORUM-ASIA statements delivered during the Regular Sessions of the UN Human Rights Council and click the ‘overview’ for our full interventions during the sessions. Overview  of the 36th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Overview of the 35th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Overview of the 34th Regular Session of [ Read more ]

Joint Open Letter: UN Human Rights Council should address human rights crisis in Cambodia at its 42nd session
30 August 2019 11:35 am

To Members and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council              30 August 2019    Re: UN Human Rights Council should address human rights crisis in Cambodia at its 42nd session                                             [ Read more ]

HRC41: Oral Statement on the adoption of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) outcomes of Cambodia
8 July 2019 11:19 am

41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Adoption of Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Cambodia Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Friday, 5 July 2019 Mr President, FORUM-ASIA notes that Cambodia accepted 173 out of 198 recommendations it received [ Read more ]

HRC41: Joint Oral Statement on the adoption of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report of Vietnam
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41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Oral Statement Adoption of the UPR report of Viet Nam 4 July 2019 Delivered by Lisa Majumdar Thank you, Mr President. Mr President, VOICE, CIVICUS and FORUM-ASIA welcome the government of Vietnam’s engagement with the UPR process including its decision to accept 241 recommendations on a [ Read more ]

HRC41: Joint Oral Statement on Extra-judicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances in Kashmir
4 July 2019 1:47 pm

Kashmir: HRC41 Oral Statement on Extra-judicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances in Kashmir 41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4 General Debate: Oral Statement Delivered by the International Federation for Human Rights Leagues (FIDH) on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Human Rights Watch International Commission of Jurists [ Read more ]

HRC41: Joint Oral Statement on reprisals against UN independent experts by States
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Joint statement on reprisals against Special Procedures, Agenda Item 5, General Debate 41st session of the Human Rights Council Thank you, Mr. President. Our organisations are gravely concerned by the proliferation of reprisals against Special Procedures mandate holders and members of Expert Mechanisms and Commissions of Inquiry (COI) by States, including members of the Council, [ Read more ]

The 41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from 24 June to 12 July 2019
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The 41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place in Geneva from 24 June to 12 July 2019. FORUM-ASIA will be organise side events, deliver oral and written statements, as well as letters and press releases for #HRC41. Stay tuned for updates by following us on social media – Facebook and Twitter – or click here for [ Read more ]