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From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Human Rights Monitor Report (November 2018)
11 December 2018 1:58 pm

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 ]

From our member MASUM, India – Human Rights Report of November 2018
5 December 2018 2:27 pm

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 ]

From Our Member Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC), Nepal – Dr. Indira Shrestha Nominated as Chairperson of INSEC
19 November 2018 2:43 pm

[19 November 2018] Informal Sector Service Centre INSEC executive committee meeting on November 16, 2018 has nominated Dr. Indira Shrestha, executive committee member, as the chairperson of INSEC. Executive committee meeting also approved the resignation of chairperson Mr. Subodh Raj Pyakurel. Mr. Pyakurel had resigned after his appointment as the vice-chairperson of the Planning Commission [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Protest against fictitious report against Odhikar published in the Daily Janakantha
15 November 2018 12:29 pm

On 11 November 2018 a report by Bibhash Baroi titled “Controversial organisation Odhikar is again involved in murky activities” published in the daily Janakantha, has come to Odhikar’s knowledge. Such report is completely false, fabricated and motivated. In this report, it has been stated that “the intelligence agency recommended stopping all the activities of Odhikar [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Human Rights Monitor Report (October 2018)
4 November 2018 2:51 pm

FORUM-ASIA member from Bangladesh, Odhikar, published its monthly human rights monitor report. The October 2018 report focuses on the following: Statistics of Human Rights Violations: January-October 2018 Suppression on Opposition political parties ahead of the upcoming National Elections Political Violence Hindrance to Freedom of Expression and the Media Cases filed against Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury Barrister Moinul [ Read more ]

From our member MASUM, India – Human Rights Report of October 2018
3 November 2018 12:25 pm

FORUM-ASIA member from India, Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), published its human rights and monthly activities report for the month of October 2018. This month’s report focuses on the following: Enforced Disappearance Extra Judicial Killings Tortures by the Border Security Force (BSF) and the local police Illegal Restrictions, Erosion and Marginalization at Indo-Bangladesh bordering areas [ Read more ]

From Our Member Pusat KOMAS, Malaysia – Malaysia is Convinced that ICERD is Ready to be Ratified
26 October 2018 4:00 pm

Pusat KOMAS welcomes the remarks by the Minister of National Unity and Social Wellbeing, YB Senator Waytha Moorthy, that “The Government is committed to ratify six treaties including the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) in the first quarter of next year” at the 8th National Conference on Non-Discrimination: Malaysia Closer Towards [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Bangladesh: Concrete human rights improvements must accompany election to top UN rights body
11 October 2018 11:41 am

FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights and its member organization in Bangladesh Odhikar Joint press release Bangladesh: Concrete human rights improvements must accompany election to top UN rights body  Dhaka, Paris, 11 October 2018: Bangladesh will be a credible member of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) only if it makes concrete [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – 24th Anniversary of Odhikar: Continuing to defend human rights and justice amid persecution
10 October 2018 2:19 pm

24th Anniversary of Odhikar: Continuing to defend human rights and justice amid persecution  Statement from Odhikar Dhaka, 09 October 2018: Odhikar remembers the victims of human rights violations around the world while commemorating its 24th founding anniversary on the 10th of October 2018. The Organisation was formed in 1994 with the vision of a just society based on [ Read more ]

From our member MASUM, India – Human Rights Report of September 2018
3 October 2018 3:33 pm

FORUM-ASIA member from India, Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), published its human rights and monthly activities report for the month of September 2018. This month’s report focuses on the following: Enforced Disappearance Tortures by the Border Security Force (BSF) and the local police Illegal handcuffing and roping Illegal detention of Bengali women Violence against women [ Read more ]