From our members

Think Centre on the GE2020 during a Covid-19 pandemic
9 July 2020 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 ]

From Our Member Globe International Center (GIC), Mongolia – Media Freedom Report 2019
11 June 2020 5:06 pm

In conjunction with World Press Freedom Day, Globe International Center (GIC) is pleased to launch its recurrent on the state of media freedom in Mongolia. UNESCO launched a global campaign for the 27th World Press Freedom Day, under the theme “Journalism without Fear or Favour.” Within the framework of the UNESCO concept, the following three [ Read more ]

From Our Member Judicial System Monitoring Programe (JSMP), Timor Leste – JSMP requests for the Government to guarantee the rights of the child to access justice in relation to the spread of Covid-19 and the State of Emergency
1 June 2020 3:32 pm

Press Release 01 June 2020 Commemoration of International Children’s Day JSMP requests for the Government to guarantee the rights of the child to access justice in relation to the spread of Covid-19 and the State of Emergency On 01 June each year the whole world, including Timor-Leste, commemorates International Children’s Day to acknowledge, guarantee, promote [ Read more ]

From Our Member Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC), Nepal – 336 Cases Of Violence Against Women And Girls Committed During Lockdown
21 May 2020 1:50 pm

19 May, Kathmandu. During this lockdown1, WOREC documented 336 cases of violence against women and girls from 33 districts2 of Nepal. In the previous week3 only, 83 cases of violence against women and children were recorded. Among the recorded cases, 198 cases are of domestic violence, 29 cases of social violence, among social violence 14 cases are [ Read more ]

From Our Member Bytes For All, Pakistan – Proposed Amendments to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2020
15 May 2020 12:40 pm

Pakistan’s Draft Data Protection Bill 2020 in its current form is fraught with difficulties not just because of bad drafting (the sections and subsections along with cross references are not formatted at all) but also what appears to be an intentional attempt to hedge the law in exceptions and language, which will leave the door [ Read more ]

From Our Member Globe International Center (GIC), Mongolia – Globe International Center host Facebook live event for World Press Freedom Day 2020
6 May 2020 1:39 pm

GIC organized a Facebook live event on May 1st 2020 for World Press Freedom Day due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This day seeks to raise awareness about Press Freedom and commemorate the right of freedom of expression. In 2020, Mongolia is ranked in 73rd place in the World Press Freedom Index by RSF, dropping three [ Read more ]

From Our Member Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR), Kazakhstan –Combatting coronavirus threat in detention facilities of the Republic of Kazakhstan: revisiting the implementation of UN recommendations
17 April 2020 5:32 pm

Address by Kazakhstan Coalition of NGOs Against Torture Combatting coronavirus threat in detention facilities of the Republic of Kazakhstan: revisiting the implementation of UN recommendations Given the threat of coronavirus spread and the heightened risk of contagion between people isolated from the society in all places of deprivation of liberty, the Government of the Republic [ Read more ]