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[Event] One Year of Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan: A Reflection on Human Rights Situations and Ways Forward
11 August 2022 9:51 am

  Date: Tuesday, 16 August 2022 Time: 4.00 – 15.30 (GVA) / 16.00 – 18.00 (KBL) / 19.00 – 20.30 (BKK) Venue: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn Registration: https://l.forum-asia.org/OneYearAFG One year since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the Taliban has applied a range of restrictive policies that completely deny and/or violate fundamental human rights, freedoms and [ Read more ]

[HRC50 Side Event] Justice for the Rohingya and All People in Myanmar
22 June 2022 10:57 am

  Date: Monday, 27 June 2022 Time: 13.30 – 14.30 CEST / 18.30 – 19.30 Bangkok time Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC50-MMEvent Live via: Zoom   This month marks 10 years since violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, laying the groundwork for a decade of oppression, deprivation, and violence against the Rohingya. The military, confident there [ Read more ]

[Event] Beyond ASEAN’s Five Point Consensus: Humanitarian Assistance to Myanmar
3 May 2022 12:16 pm

  Date: Thursday, 5 May 2022 Time: 3.00 – 4.30 (Bangkok GMT +7) Venue: Zoom / Facebook Live and Twitter Live via FORUM-ASIA Registration: http://l.forum-asia.org/AseanMN.Zoom ** Burmese translation available on Zoom ** One year on since the adoption of the Five Point Consensus on Myanmar was reached, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and [ Read more ]

[Event] Report Launch: Making Institutions Count: Strengthening Support for Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Asia by National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)
21 April 2022 2:36 pm

Date: Thursday, 26 April 2022 Time: 11.00 – 12.30 (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/WHRDReportLaunch Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Across the Asian region, women human rights defenders (WHRDs) have been at the forefront of struggles and movements for securing and advancing human rights for all. While WHRD-led movements have gained traction in recent years, they have been [ Read more ]

[HRC49 Side Event] Justice and Accountability for Myanmar: Expectations and Possibilities
22 March 2022 12:36 pm

Date: Tuesday, 22 March 2021 Time: 10.00 – 11.30 CEST / 16.00 – 17.30 Bangkok time Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rTYTAFyYS-WwK3s_sgszdQ Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Interpretation: Burmese interpretation available on Zoom Over one year since the Myanmar military initiated a violent coup d’état, the military’s brutal attempt to take power from the people of Myanmar [ Read more ]

[HRC49 Side Event] Defenders in Asia: Holding the line amid mounting challenges
2 March 2022 8:07 pm

Date: Tuesday, 8 March 2022 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 (CET, Geneva) / 19:00 – 20:30 (ICT, Bangkok) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC48.HRD.Register Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube Human rights defenders (HRDs) play a key role in upholding and advancing human rights. In response to their bold and tireless work, HRDs become targets of harassment and attacks by [ Read more ]

[Event] Press Briefing: Myanmar attempted coup one year on – ASEAN must not fail its peoples
25 January 2022 10:51 am

Date: Monday, 31 January 2022 Time: 10.00 – 11.30 AM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/MM1YrPressBriefing Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter   As of 21 January 2022, the junta has killed 1,488, arrested 11,665 and systematically committed atrocities such as torture, sexual abuse, arbitrary detention. It has done these despite international condemnation. This violence has led to a deteriorating [ Read more ]

[Event] Report Launch: 2020 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
7 December 2021 5:23 pm

Date: Thursday, 9 December 2021 Time: 1.00 – 3.00 PM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/ANNILaunch2021 Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter   The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) is pleased to launch the 2020 Report on the Performance of National Human Rights Institutions, a report that critically assesses the performance of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) [ Read more ]

[Event] Cambodia as ASEAN Chair: Prospects for Human Rights in 2022
25 November 2021 1:54 pm

  Date: Friday, 2 December 2021 Time: 9.30 – 11.00 AM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/ASEANWeb21 Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Already plagued by the crippling effects of COVID-19 in the region, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been dealing with the violent military coup in Myanmar. General Min Aung Hlaing’s vicious military coup [ Read more ]

[Event] Myanmar: The Role of Journalists Fighting for Democracy and Freedom of Expression
15 November 2021 4:55 pm

Date: Friday, 19 November 2021 Time: 2– 3.30 PM (GMT+7), 1.30 – 3.00 PM (GMT+6.30) Register here: bit.ly/MyanmarDiscussion Live via: Zoom Nine months have passed since the military seized control of Myanmar’s from the elected government in early February in Myanmar and declared themselves “the caretaker government” with Min Aung Hlaing as a prime minister to rule [ Read more ]