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HRC41: Oral Statement on Item 4: General Debate on Human Rights Situations that Require the Council’s Attention
3 July 2019 5:48 pm

41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4: General Debate on Human Rights Situations that Require the Council’s Attention Oral Statement Delivered by Ahmed Adam On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA calls for the Council’s attention on human rights [ Read more ]

HRC41 Oral Statement on Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
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41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Oral Statement Delivered by Khin Ohmar On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA welcomes the oral update by [ Read more ]

HRC41 Oral Statement on Item 3: General Debate Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development
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41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3: General Debate Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Oral Statement Delivered by Ahmed Adam On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 1 July 2019 Madame [ Read more ]

HRC 41 Side Event: Human Rights Crisis in the Philippines
27 June 2019 4:16 pm

Since the Philippine government initiated its so-called ‘war on drugs’ in June 2016, an estimated 27,000 people have been victims of extrajudicial killings both in police operations and vigilante-style killings. The Philippines has taken steps to shield itself from any domestic or international accountability for the human rights violations in the context of the anti-drugs [ Read more ]

HRC 41 Side Event: Freedoms of expression, assembly and association in Asia
25 June 2019 2:17 pm

  Exercise of the rights to freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly and association continues to be under threat in many Asian countries. These threats include legislative and regulatory restrictions and direct attacks and violence from state actors or non-state actors often acting with tacit support of the state. Situations in Thailand, the Philippines and Sri [ Read more ]

Open letter to States on preventative engagement with, and action on, Tanzania at the Human Rights Council’s 41st session
13 May 2019 5:45 pm

To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council                                                                                 [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 2: General Debate on the High Commissioner’s country reports and oral updates
21 March 2019 5:59 pm

  40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: General Debate on the High Commissioner’s country reports and oral updates Oral Statement Delivered by Ahmed Adam On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Wednesday, 20 March 2019         Mr President, FORUM-ASIA welcomes the High [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 2: Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka
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40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 2: Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Wednesday, 20 March 2019 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA welcomes the report [ Read more ]

The 40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council from 25 February to 22 March 2019
20 March 2019 10:08 am

From 25 February to 22 March 2019, the 40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place in Geneva. Like every session, FORUM-ASIA will conduct various side events, deliver oral and written statements, and issue letters and press releases. For updates on the work FORUM-ASIA does or is involved in during the [ Read more ]

HRC 40 Oral Statement on Item 8: General Debate on the follow up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
19 March 2019 10:53 am

40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 8: General Debate on the follow up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action Oral Statement Delivered by Henri Tiphagne On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 18 March 2019 Mr. President, the Vienna Declaration [ Read more ]