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From Our Member Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR), Kazakhstan – Human Rights Impact Assessment of the Covid-19 Response in Kazakhstan
10 August 2020 1:55 pm

This paper has been prepared within the framework of an initiative of International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and its partners from Central Asia to monitor and document the human rights impact of governments’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in this region. The primary focus of this initiative is the protection of the fundamental freedoms [ Read more ]

From Our Member Banglar Manabadhikar Surakksha Mancha (MASUM), India – July Report 2020
3 August 2020 3:23 pm

July Report 2020 Published on the 3rd August 2020 Banglar Manabadhikar Surakksha Mancha (MASUM) made 11 complaints of gross human rights violation before the relevant state authorities and different human rights institutions; especially the National Human Rights Commission during the month of July 2020. During this period we made updated complaints regarding 7 cases formerly [ Read more ]

From Our Member Think Centre, Singapore – Think Centre’s concerns on distressed migrant workers during the pandemic
31 July 2020 2:44 pm

Think Centre’s concerns on distressed migrant workers during the pandemic Think Centre expresses concern over the recent spate of incidents involving distressed migrant workers residing in purpose-built-dormitories. Migrant workers are undeniably one of the biggest groups affected by the COVID-19 since it broke out among the dormitories in early April. Early control measures involved the [ Read more ]

From Our Member Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC), Nepal – Situation of Human Rights within 3 Months of Lockdown
27 July 2020 7:08 pm

Situation of Human Rights within Three Months of Lockdown (From March 24 2020 to June 24 2020) The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been gradually diminishing the status of human rights in Nepal. With the country seeing a gradually increasing rate of coronavirus infections – other facets of human rights have been overshadowed and under-represented. Human [ Read more ]

From Our Member Pusat KOMAS, Malaysia – Malaysia needs a holistic fight against racism, let’s denounce hypocrisy
14 July 2020 2:50 pm

Malaysia needs a holistic fight against racism, let’s denounce hypocrisy Jul 14, 2020 | Press Statements The uncalled racist cum sexist slur made by Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim, the Baling MP in the parliament sitting yesterday (13th July 2020), by telling the Batu Kawan MP, Kasthuri Patto to apply powder because of her dusky skin [ Read more ]

From Our Member Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), Bangladesh – eSymposium on Hunger, Exploitation, Hate Crime and Xenophobia. Rohingyas on Land and at Sea
9 July 2020 4:02 pm

RMMRU eSymposium on Hunger, Exploitation, Hate Crime and Xenophobia Rohingyas on Land and at Sea Press Release Thursday, 9 July 2020   Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately harmed refugees, asylum seekers and stateless people. The Rohingyas are no exception. The lockdowns and economic slowdown in different countries have robbed Rohingyas of their livelihood opportunities and pushed [ Read more ]

Think Centre on the GE2020 during a Covid-19 pandemic
3:46 pm

Think Centre on the GE2020 during a Covid-19 pandemic Exactly 5 months after the first recorded Covid-19 case on 23 January, the Prime Minister dissolved the Parliament on 23 June to call for the 14th Singapore General Elections to be held from between 30 June to 10 July. The PAP is calling for a strong [ Read more ]

From Our Member People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD), South Korea – Philippine Government Should Immediately Repeal the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, which harms Human rights and Democracy
7 July 2020 4:01 pm

We Condemn the Duterte government for Continuous Suppression of Human Rights On 3 July 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. The government enforced the Act that posed a serious threat to human rights and democracy of the Philippines, regardless of concerns from the international community as well as the Philippines. Anti-Terrorism [ Read more ]

From Our Member Bir Duino, Kyrgyzstan – Women in sight of the past: Dilemma of development in Min-Kush
30 June 2020 2:50 pm

The village of Min-Kush is nestled in the mountains of the remove province of Naryn, Kyrgyzstan’s poorest region. In the past, Min-Kush served as a strategic site for uranium extraction. However when the Soviet Union collapsed, thousands of people were left behind to survive high levels of radiation from abandoned uranium tailings. Remnants of uranium [ Read more ]

From Our Member Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), Cambodia – Worked to Debt: Over-Indebtedness in Cambodia’s Garment Sector
29 June 2020 4:16 pm

Briefing Worked to Debt: Over-Indebtedness in Cambodia’s Garment Sector Tens of thousands of garment workers in Cambodia will struggle to repay microfinance debts during work stoppages and factory suspensions caused by COVID-19, creating a mounting human rights crisis as they struggle to feed their families and hold onto their land under immense pressure from microfinance [ Read more ]