From our members

From Our Member Karapatan Alliance Philippines (KARAPATAN), the Philippines – Karapatan Statement: Arbitrary designation of peace consultants under terror law a death warrant
31 May 2021 3:08 am

Karapatan: Arbitrary designation of peace consultants under terror law a death warrant The Anti-Terrorism Council’s designation of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultants and peace panel members as “terrorists” under the Anti-Terrorism Act is “red-tagging in its most blatant and most dangerous,” human rights alliance Karapatan asserted on Thursday, as the group [ Read more ]

From Our Member Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights (LILAK), the Philippines – LILAK’s Statement on the FTAA renewal of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI)
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May 11, 2021 LILAK’s Statement on the FTAA renewal of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI) OCEANA’s MINING PERMIT RENEWAL – 25 more years of violence and destruction LILAK (Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights) believes that President Duterte’s impending renewal of the mining agreement of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI) for another 25 years presents clear and [ Read more ]

From Our Member Bytes for All, Pakistan (B4A), Pakistan – Press Freedom Day 2021
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Bytes for All, Pakistan (B4A), our member from Pakistan, released a public statement on Press Freedom Day 2021.   Press Freedom: A Vehicle for Information as Public Good On Press Freedom Day 2021, it is unfortunate to note that the media landscape in Pakistan is under siege, with journalists and new media practitioners living in [ Read more ]

From Our Member Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal (JCYCN), Nepal – International Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021
29 May 2021 1:09 pm

In commemoration of International Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021, FORUM-ASIA’s member in Nepal Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal (JCYCN) organised an interactive online event to discuss: the role of stakeholders in menstrual hygiene management in schools and community. For a full recording of the livestreamed event, please click here. Role of Stakeholders in Menstrual Hygiene [ Read more ]

From Our Member Pusat KOMAS, Malaysia – Race to Equality
28 May 2021 11:08 pm

Pusat Komas, our member from Malaysia, has launched a virtual run campaign for social cohesion and national unity, Race to Equality, in conjunction with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21st March 2021. The objective of the run is: To permeate past NGO/CSO networks and have ordinary citizens be proponents of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Joint Statement on the occasion of International Week of the Disappeared 2021
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Odhikar’s joint statement with the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and Mayer Daak on the occasion of International Week of the Disappeared 2021 BANGLADESH: Government must conduct impartial and thorough investigations into all cases of enforced disappearance and bring the perpetrators to justice Dhaka/Manila/Paris, 25 May 2021: Every [ Read more ]

From Our Member Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh – Upcoming Webinar: Hunger Games for real: The Bangla worker abroad
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Our member from Bangladesh, Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) is organising, with Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2), a webinar ‘Hunger Games for real: The Bangla worker abroad’ The webinar is on June 3, 8:oo PM (Singapore Standard Time), is planned for 90 minutes, and listen in to a unique panel of experts who [ Read more ]

From Our Member Dignity-Kadyr-kassiyet, Kazakhstan – ‘Bir Kirpish / One brick from Kazakh’ campaign
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Dignity-Kadyr-kassiyet (KK), FORUM-ASIA’s member in Kazakhstan, launched ‘Bir Kirpish’ also known as the ‘One Brick from Kazakh’ campaign to share the stories of how ordinary people have reported cases of human rights violations in Kazakhstan through UN mechanisms and successfully received redressal. The complex experience of each person is like a brick that contributes to [ Read more ]

From Our Member National Commission for Justice and Peace, Pakistan – Press Statement: NCJP Expresses Deep Concern on the deteriorating Situation of Peace in Israel and Palestine
19 May 2021 6:48 pm

Our member from Pakistan, National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP). Press statement:   NCJP Expresses Deep Concern on the deteriorating Situation of Peace in Israel and Palestine National Commission for Justice and Peace a Human Rights body of Pakistan Catholic Bishop’s Conference (NCJP) has expressed its deep concerns over the deteriorating situation of peace in [ Read more ]

From Our Member Maldivian Democracy Network, the Maldives – Press Release: Maldives – Regarding the 6 May 2021 terrorist attack on the Speaker of Parliament, former President Mohamed Nasheed
13 May 2021 6:30 pm

Press Release 12 May 2021 Maldives: Regarding the 6 May 2021 terrorist attack on the Speaker of Parliament, former President Mohamed Nasheed On Thursday, 6 May 2021 an IED aimed at the Speaker of Parliament and former president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, exploded in Male’, injuring Nasheed and five other people. After 16 hours of surgery [ Read more ]