From our members

From Our Member Pusat KOMAS, Malaysia – Pusat KOMAS Short Films / Filem Pendek
1 July 2021 5:12 am

Pusat KOMAS, our member from Malaysia, has developed a series of short films to demonstrate the situations of discrimination that migrants suffer in the country. “Are migrants not human? Do we put ourselves in their situation? Come and watch the short film “Jaguh Rasis di Kampung” in collaboration with Pusat KOMAS and HAS Production to [ Read more ]

From Our Member Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM), Malaysia – Launch: Cartoon competition focusing on campaigning against torture of young people
5:01 am

In conjunction with International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM, our member from Malaysia, launched a cartoon competition focusing on campaigning against torture of young people. The cartoon competition will launch the Malaysian Youth Action against Torture campaign and the theme of the competition is ‘Youth against Torture’. The cartoon [ Read more ]

From Our Member Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), India – Online talk session by different dignitaries of Human Rights field on various issues of torture
4:49 am

On International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, MASUM, our member from India, was present on an online talk session by different dignitaries of human rights field on various issues of torture. You can see the event here.

From Our Member Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), Cambodia – Children’s Day 2021: Speaking out about life under COVID-19
4:39 am

This Children’s Day, LICADHO, our member from Cambodia, released a series of quotes from children and their families whose lives have been impacted by the response to COVID-19. They have decided to share their experiences and detail how measures to contain the pandemic have affected their education, as well as their physical and mental health, [ Read more ]

From Our Member Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), Bangladesh – Dissemination workshop on draft ADR Rules under the Overseas Employment and Migrants Act, 2013
30 June 2021 9:01 pm

Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), our member from Bangladesh, organised a dissemination workshop on draft ADR Rules under the Overseas Employment and Migrants Act, 2013 on June 23, 2021 at the Hotel InterContinental Dhaka. In this workshop, RMMRU had disseminated a developed draft ADR Rules to ensure access to justice for the vulnerable [ Read more ]

From Our Member Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK), Bangladesh – UPR Mid –Term Assessment 2018
8:53 pm

Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK), our member from Bangladesh, prepared his Mid-Term Assessement by Stakeholders: Progress on Implementation of Child Focused UPR Recommendations (September 2018 – December 2020), which was published on 10 June 2021. “The UPR is a human rights mechanism by United Nation under which the human rights situation of every UN member [ Read more ]

From Our Member Karapatan Alliance Philippines (KARAPATAN), the Philippines – Karapatan Statement: Arbitrary designation of peace consultants under terror law a death warrant
31 May 2021 3:08 am

Karapatan: Arbitrary designation of peace consultants under terror law a death warrant The Anti-Terrorism Council’s designation of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultants and peace panel members as “terrorists” under the Anti-Terrorism Act is “red-tagging in its most blatant and most dangerous,” human rights alliance Karapatan asserted on Thursday, as the group [ Read more ]

From Our Member Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights (LILAK), the Philippines – LILAK’s Statement on the FTAA renewal of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI)
2:50 am

May 11, 2021 LILAK’s Statement on the FTAA renewal of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI) OCEANA’s MINING PERMIT RENEWAL – 25 more years of violence and destruction LILAK (Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights) believes that President Duterte’s impending renewal of the mining agreement of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI) for another 25 years presents clear and [ Read more ]

From Our Member Bytes for All, Pakistan (B4A), Pakistan – Press Freedom Day 2021
2:03 am

Bytes for All, Pakistan (B4A), our member from Pakistan, released a public statement on Press Freedom Day 2021.   Press Freedom: A Vehicle for Information as Public Good On Press Freedom Day 2021, it is unfortunate to note that the media landscape in Pakistan is under siege, with journalists and new media practitioners living in [ Read more ]

From Our Member Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal (JCYCN), Nepal – International Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021
29 May 2021 1:09 pm

In commemoration of International Menstrual Hygiene Day 2021, FORUM-ASIA’s member in Nepal Jagriti Child and Youth Concern Nepal (JCYCN) organised an interactive online event to discuss: the role of stakeholders in menstrual hygiene management in schools and community. For a full recording of the livestreamed event, please click here. Role of Stakeholders in Menstrual Hygiene [ Read more ]