Stories

‘The inspiration is always the people’ – Interview with Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar, Bangladesh
5 May 2016 10:42 am

After talking with its new Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, FORUM-ASIA met with the Secretary of Odhikar, Adilur Rahman Khan. Adilur has been re-elected for the second time in a row to represent its organisation in the Executive Committee of FORUM-ASIA. Adilur is a practicing lawyer of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, as well as a prominent [ Read more ]

‘I Became Involved Because I Myself Was a Victim of Human Rights Violations’ – Interview with Rafendi Djamin, Vice-Chair of FORUM-ASIA
1 April 2016 3:42 pm

In 2016 FORUM-ASIA elected a new Executive Committee. With its appointment, a new Chair, a new Vice-Chair and a new Treasurer were also chosen. Last e-newsletter we featured a short interview with our new Chair. This time we talked to our new Vice-Chair Rafendi Djamin. Rafendi has just been appointed as the first Director of [ Read more ]

‘I Believe in the Power of People’ – Interview with Newly Elected Chair of FORUM-ASIA, Urantsooj Gombosuren
30 March 2016 3:25 pm

2016 is a remarkable year for FORUM-ASIA. We are celebrating 25 years of the organisation’s existence. 25 years of promoting and protecting human rights; facing challenges and victories; and implementing trainings, campaigns and advocacy missions throughout Asia. We look back on both times of struggle and times of success, and creating milestones. In January 2016, [ Read more ]