From our members

From Our Member LICADHO, Cambodia – HUMAN RIGHTS 2018: The Year in Review
14 February 2019 3:08 pm

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), member of FORUM-ASIA in Cambodia, published its 2018 human rights review that illustrates an overview of human rights situation in the country including: political development and civic space; LICADHO’s impact on communities and land activists; statistics on human rights situation; LICADHO’s monitoring and protection [ Read more ]

From Our Member Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC), Cambodia – Bunong Community affected by a land dispute calls on the French Government to respect their right to a fair trial
12 February 2019 11:19 am

Today, 12 February 2019, representatives of the Bunong Community, indigenous peoples from Bousra commune in Mondulkiri province decided to hold a press conference in Phnom Penh. But they were not supposed to be there. They should have been in France alongside their lawyer, ready to attend their hearing, stand before a French judge and tell [ Read more ]

From Our Member Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), Pakistan – Remembering Asma Jahangir one year on
11:11 am

Press release Remembering Asma Jahangir one year on Lahore, 12 February 2019. One year on, the blow of losing Asma Jahangir has not lessened. But for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), which she co-founded in 1987, this loss has translated into a renewed determination to carry her legacy forward. In a statement issued [ Read more ]

From Our Member Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP), Timor-Leste – A Plenary Meeting of the National Parliament was conducted in Portuguese: Members of parliament did not take it serious
24 January 2019 3:07 pm

  JUDICIAL SYSTEM MONITORING PROGRAMME PROGRAMA MONITORIZASAUN BA SISTEMA JUDISIÁRIU   Press Release 24 January 2019 National Parliament A Plenary Meeting of the National Parliament was conducted in Portuguese: Members of parliament did not take it serious On Tuesday 22 January 2019 the National Parliament held a plenary meeting in the Portuguese language. The use [ Read more ]

From Our Member Dignity, Kazakhstan – Infographics on Threats for Lawyers in Kazakhstan 2011-2018
9 January 2019 11:55 am

FORUM-ASIA’s member Dignity in Kazakhstan made a series of infographics that summarise threats lawyers faced during 2011-2018 in the country. *** For a PDF version of this series, click here      

From Our Member Alliance of Independent Journalist (AJI), Indonesia – 2018 Year-End Note: Persecution and Violence Threaten Journalists
8 January 2019 12:18 pm

The Alliance of Independent Journalists 2018 Year-End Note Persecution and Violence Threaten Journalists A number of important events happened in 2018 as Indonesia approaches the political year, presidential and legislative elections on April 17, 2019. The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) noted many improvements in the media and journalism practices in 2018. However, the overall [ Read more ]

From Our Member MASUM, India – West Bengal Government snatched lands from erstwhile enclave dwellers
3 January 2019 2:26 pm

West Bengal Government snatched lands from erstwhile enclave dwellers Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM) strongly protest the hasty and capricious initiative of West Bengal Government to distribute lands among its actual owner at erstwhile Bangladeshi enclaves included within Indian territory on 31st July of 2015 through execution of Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh. [ Read more ]

From Our Member Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), India – Annual Human Rights Review 2018
31 December 2018 11:48 am

The Annual Human Rights Review 2018 is published by the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons(APDP) and Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society(JKCCS). It summaries key human rights issues facing Jammu and Kashmir. The year 2018 was the deadliest year of the last decade in Indian administered Kashmir as violence peaked during the year resulting [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – 11th Parliamentary Elections: Pre-Election Situation Report
27 December 2018 11:17 am

This report has been prepared based on an analysis of the overall pre-electoral situation leading up to the 11th National Parliament elections. Odhikar has been under severe state-level oppression and harassment1, due to its strong protests and campaigns against human rights violations and for publishing reports on the inactions of the Election Commission and on [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Human Rights Monitor Report (November 2018)
11 December 2018 1:58 pm

FORUM-ASIA member from Bangladesh, Odhikar, published its monthly human rights monitor report. The November 2018 report focuses on the following: Statistics of Human Rights Violations: January-November 2018 National Parliament Elections and Human Rights Election Commission and Upcoming General Elections Hindrance to Meetings and Rallies Repression on Organisations and Citizens having Alternative Beliefs Political Violence Extrajudicial Killings [ Read more ]