From our members

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 ]

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 ]