From our members

From Our Member Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), India – Statement on International Women’s Day & systematic impunity in India
9 March 2021 5:36 pm

  Statement on International Women’s Day & systematic impunity in India 8 March 2021 International Women Day is a celebration of all women, across the barriers of nationality, ethnicity, race, caste, religion or sexuality. It is a day to remember revolutions, challenge patriarchal institutions and to acknowledge the courage and struggles of women across the [ Read more ]

From Our Member Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), India – Monthly Human Rights Report of February 2021
8 March 2021 6:19 pm

MASUM, our member from India, prepared his Monthly Human Rights Report of February 2021, which was published on 2 March 2021.   “Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM) made 7 fresh complaints and 2 updated complaints of gross human rights violations before the relevant state authorities and different human rights institutions; especially the National Human Rights [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Annual Human Rights Report 2020
5:45 pm

Odhikar, our member from Bangladesh, prepared his Annual Human Rights Report 2020 on Bangladesh, which was released on 25 January 2021.   Since its inception in 1994, Odhikar has been relentlessly struggling to protect the civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights of the people. Odhikar, as an organisation of human rights defenders, has always [ Read more ]

From Our Member Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA), Pakistan – Webinar to celebrate National Women’s Day
6 March 2021 12:30 am

PODA-Pakistan with the support of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) organised a webinar to celebrate National Women’s Day on 12 February 2021. The aim of the event was to pay tribute to those brave women who, with their true essence, fight for women’s rights and the restoration of democracy.

From Our Member Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), Cambodia – Statement – Environment Ministry Should Stop Arresting and Harassing Forestry Activists
12:23 am

Environment Ministry Should Stop Arresting and Harassing Forestry Activists February 9, 2021 – We, the undersigned groups, urge the Ministry of Environment to stop their campaign of harassment against local forestry activists and community members. On Friday morning, local officials working for the Ministry of Environment arrested five forestry activists who were wrapping trees in [ Read more ]

From Our Member Pusat KOMAS, Malaysia – Media Dalang Racism
12:07 am

“Media dalang Racism” takes us for an emotional rollercoaster when it comes to fault finding. Are we racist? Who or what causes us to be racist? This short film produced by Pusat KOMAS show us the ways racism is perpetuated by the media we consume.

From Our Member Karapatan Alliance Philippines (KARAPATAN), The Philippines – On SOJ’s statement at HRC46
5 March 2021 11:49 pm

On SOJ’s statement at HRC46 Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra in his speech before the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council missed a very important point regarding “working domestic accountability mechanisms” in the Philippines — that the killings continue. What’s worse is that the domestic mechanisms have allowed such to continue with impunity, with [ Read more ]

From Our Member Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), India – Solidarity protest with Indian farmers
22 January 2021 4:00 pm

‘Nagarik Udyog, Serampore’ organised a day-long protest in solidarity with the farmers, who are protesting against the farm bills in Delhi. MASUM activists participated in the protest demonstration by distributing hand-bills, musical performances and public speeches.  

From Our Member Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR), Kazakhstan – Far from free and fair: An overview of violations of fundamental freedoms during the January 2021 parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan
20 January 2021 12:49 pm

Far from free and fair – An overview of violations of fundamental freedoms during the January 2021 parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan As voters went to the polls on 10 January 2021 for a parliamentary election offering a meager selection of pro–government candidates, dozens of peaceful activists and demonstrators were detained across Kazakhstan. Prior to and [ Read more ]

From Our Member People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD), South Korea – Joint Statement of South Korean Civil Society on the Massacre Targeting Indigenous People of the Philippines
7 January 2021 3:47 pm

Joint Statement of South Korean Civil Society on the Massacre Targeting Indigenous People of the Philippines #JusticeforTumandokMassacre! #StoptheKillingsinthePhilippines On December 30th, during  a joint police and military operation at Capiz, Panay Island and in Iloilo province 9 leaders of the indigenous Tumandok were killed, and 17 residents were arrested. Prior to the massacre, the Philippine [ Read more ]