From our members

From Our Member Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), Cambodia – Campaign Calling for the Release of Cambodian Activists and HRDs
12 August 2021 2:08 pm

The Cambodian government has unleashed a campaign to attack, jail and convict Cambodiaโ€™s environmental defenders and social activists who have raised warnings over issues like waste management, sand dredging, and deforestation, as well as labour and political rights. In the run up to International Human Rights Day, FORUM-ASIA member LICADHO will advocate each week for [ Read more ]

From Our Member Dakila, the Philippines โ€“ Statement on the Philippines’ State of the Nation Address 2021
10 August 2021 9:45 pm

Dakila, our member from the Philippines, published an active vista statement about the state of the Nation address 2021. ๐——๐—”๐—ž๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—” – ๐—”๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜: ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ก๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—”๐—ฑ๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿญ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ณ ๐—ฎ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ฏ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ This year marks the last year of the Duterte administration and today, President Duterte will deliver his last State [ Read more ]

From Our Member WOREC, Nepal โ€“ Training for the Gender-based violence (GBV) service providers
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WOREC, our member from Nepal, in partnership with UNFPA, organised 3-days province-level case management training for the Gender-based violence (GBV) service providers. The training, which was conducted on 18th, 19th and 20th July, aimed to support GBV service providers in improving their understanding of and capacity in case management for survivors of GBV using the [ Read more ]

From Our Member SUARAM, Malaysia โ€“ Campaign: Why We Need IPCMC?
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From 2001-2020, SUARAM, our member from Malaysia, documented only three cases where actions were taken against police officers responsible for deaths in custody. With 12 deaths in custody recorded this year alone, SUARAM is having a call to action so that the IPCMC ensure cases of deaths in custody stop! The need to create an [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh โ€“ A Joint Statement by Odhikar and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
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Odhikar, our member from Bangladesh, has published a joint statement with the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH): BANGLADESH: Investigate deadly factory fire, compensate victims Dhaka/Paris; 13 July 2021: Bangladeshi authorities should conduct a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation into a deadly fire, make the findings of the investigation public, and prosecute all those responsible, [ Read more ]

From Our Member Bir Duino, Kyrgyzstan – Press Release: The day of remembrance of human rights defender Azimzhan Askarov
25 July 2021 7:25 pm

25 July 2021 is the first anniversary of the death of human rights defender Azimzhan Askarov, who did not live to see a fair hearing of his case by an independent and impartial court and died in colony No. 47. He was 69 years old. The human rights community calls on the country’s authorities to [ Read more ]

From Our Member Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP), Timor Leste – Overview of the Judicial Sector 2020
16 July 2021 7:41 pm

Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP) relesaed Overview of the Judicial Sector 2020, a report detailing JSMP’s general observations and analysis of developments and challenges including relevant activities that have taken place in Timor Leste’s justice system in 2020. In 2020 JSMP monitored 733 cases. These cases comprised 710 criminal cases and 23 civil cases. This [ Read more ]

From Our Member MONFEMNET National Network, Mongolia โ€“ Capacity Building for Online Activism & Remote Work Training
9 July 2021 5:46 pm

MONFEMNET National Network, our member from Mongolia, organised a training on โ€œCapacity Building for Online Activism & Remote Workโ€, on 22 June 2021. The training was attended by MONFEMNET National Network’s members and representatives of other civil society organisations. The topics discussed during the training were: How to promote online activism? What kind of experiences [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh โ€“ Three-month human rights monitoring report on Bangladesh
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Odhikar, our member from Bangladesh, has prepared aย human rights monitoring report on Bangladesh based on the human rights situation in the country in the first three months of 2021 (April-June), where it focuses on issues such as democracy and the deprivation of freedom of expression and the right to life. For a PDF version of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Womenโ€™s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC), Nepal โ€“ Series of stories from survivors during the 10 years of armed conflict in Nepal
1 July 2021 5:20 am

WOREC, our member from Nepal, developed a campaign to raise awareness of sexual and gender-based violence during armed conflict. To do this it collected a series of stories from survivors during the 10 years of armed conflict in Nepal. The stories were produced based on the conversations with the conflict survivors. Both security forces and [ Read more ]