From our members

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 September 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 ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Human Rights Monitor Report (September 2018)
1:02 pm

FORUM-ASIA member from Bangladesh, Odhikar, published its monthly human rights monitor report. The September 2018 report focuses on the following: Upcoming National Elections: Suppression of Opposition Political Parties Election Commission: Attempts to use controversial EVM for the upcoming elections and intelligence activities Hindrance to Freedom of Expression and the Media Political Violence Independence of the Judiciary [ Read more ]

From Our Member Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK), Bangladesh – statement on the imprisonment of Maidul Islam, Assistant Professor, University of Chittagong
1 October 2018 2:06 pm

Maidul Islam, Assistant Professor, University of Chittagong, sent to Prison: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) Expresses Grave Concern and Protests [1 October 2018, Dhaka] Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses grave concern over the imprisonment of Maidul Islam, Assistant Professor, University of Chittagong, against whom a case was filed under the most controversial Section 57 [ Read more ]

From Our Member National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP), Pakistan – Education: A Pathway to Convergence – A Review of Syllabus Books Taught in Pakistani Public Schools 2017-2018
13 September 2018 5:55 pm

FORUM-ASIA member National Commision for Justice and Peace (NCJP) from Pakistan published the sixth edition of their research on the education system in Pakistan, which includes policy making, curriculum and the textbooks taught at schools across the country. To download a PDF version of this report, click here.

From Our Member Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), Pakistan – Report: Curbs on freedom of expression in Pakistan
12 September 2018 4:33 pm

FORUM-ASIA member Human Rights Commission of Pakistan recently launched a fact-finding mission report titled ‘Curbs on freedom of expression in Pakistan’. The report looks at the interference of the state in the work of journalists – including reporters, editors and anchors – working for both print and broadcast media in Pakistan. *** For a PDF [ Read more ]