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[Live Discussion]: Exacting Accountabilities: ICC prosecutor’s Request to Investigate the Philippines, A Step Closer to Justice
16 June 2021 8:55 pm

Date: 17 June 2021 Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM Bangkok time (GMT +7) // 4:00 – 6:00 PM Manila time (GMT +8) Platform: Youtube Live, Facebook Live and Twitter Live available on iDefend’s Official Page Registration: http://l.forum-asia.org/ICCOnline21 (English interpretation will be available on Zoom)   On 14 June 2021, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda requested an [ Read more ]

9th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum – Opening High Level Panel Discussion
9 June 2021 11:45 am

FORUM-ASIA is proud to bring you the 9th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum (AHRDF), a platform for human rights defenders (HRDs) and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) to discuss work and advocacy efforts, and share the experiences and challenges they face. The AHRDF also aims to enhance HRDs’ engagement with the UN special procedures [ Read more ]

[Online Event] Gwangju Democracy Forum 2021: Democratization Movement in Myanmar and International Solidarity
14 May 2021 4:54 pm

Date: 19 May 2021 Time: 2.00 – 4.00 PM BKK Time (GMT +7) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live and Twitter Live Registration: https://rb.gy/yh6c4q What has happened in Myanmar is symptomatic of a backsliding democracy and rising authoritarianism occurring across Southeast Asia, with further implications of a deteriorating civic space and human rights protection in the region. Human [ Read more ]

Virtual Launch: South Asia Judicial Barometer – Migration experiences and migrant workers
6 May 2021 4:56 pm

Date: 11 May 2021 Time: 3.00 – 4.30 PM (Mumbai) / 4.30 – 6.00 PM (Bangkok) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live and Twitter Live Link: http://l.forum-asia.org/BarometerZoomLink   The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), in partnership with the Law and Society Trust (LST), Sri Lanka is pleased to launch the much anticipated South Asia Judicial [ Read more ]

Press Conference: Analysis of the Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar and its impact on human rights and democracy
23 April 2021 6:39 pm

Date: Monday, 26 April 2021 Time: 10 – 11 AM (GMT +7) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live, Twitter Live Registration: http://l.forum-asia.org/MNpresscon ASEAN will have held its Special Summit on Myanmar on 24 April 2021, in hopes that the worsening situation in Myanmar will finally be put to an end. But with Myanmar’s military head Min Aung Hlaing [ Read more ]

[Online Event] Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit on Myanmar
21 April 2021 8:08 am

You are invited to the Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit on Myanmar, an online gathering for like-minded colleagues and friends in the region to amplify our collective call for the respect and protection of human rights, democracy and civic space in Myanmar. Ahead of the Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar set to be on 24 April [ Read more ]

[Online Event] Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit on Myanmar
20 April 2021 6:04 pm

Date: 22 April 2021 Time: 9.00 – 12.00 am (Bangkok Time) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live and Twitter Live Registration: bit.ly/SEAPeoplesSummit2021   Agenda: 9:00 – 12:00 NN JKT/BKK time – Southeast Asia Peoples’ Summit Hall Speakers’ interventions Virtual Demonstration Movement by Me Me Khant, a Poet and Activist. Followed by Solidarity Expression from various Southeast Asia CSOs and [ Read more ]

[Online public dialogue] One Vision, Different Responses: Public Dialogue on ASEAN Responses to Myanmar
18 April 2021 10:20 am

Date: 22 April 2021 Time: 7.00 – 8.30 pm (ICT) / 2.00 – 3.30 pm (CET) Platform: Zoom, Facebook Live and Twitter Live Registration: bit.ly/FAASEANMyanmarDialogue  Two months since the 1 February 2021 coup in Myanmar, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) continues to be criticised for failing to hold the Myanmar military accountable, stop [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] Impact of Online Caste-Hate Speech
18 March 2021 3:44 pm

Date: Monday, 22 March, 2021 Time: 2 PM (CET) / 8PM (BKK) Venue: Zoom Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlduCtpj8oHdHINucCA08Rb_SiGIAXWJle **** The aim of the side event is to discuss the various forms in which online caste-hate speech manifests, the gravity of such manifestations and the concrete means to combat it. The event will be composed of a panel [ Read more ]

[Webinar and HRC46 Side Event] From hate to violence – Preventing & countering hate speech against minorities in South Asia
16 March 2021 6:32 pm

  Date: Tuesday, 16 March, 2021 Time: 2 PM – 3 PM (CET) / 8 PM – 9 PM (BKK) 7 PM – 8.30 PM (ICT)/ 1 – 2.30 PM(CET) Venue: Zoom / Facebook Live and Youtube Live via Minority Rights Group International Registration: https://bit.ly/3llCCMF **** Speakers:  Fernand de Varennes, United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues [ Read more ]