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Joint Statement: Myanmar to Immediately Release Journalists
12 October 2018 4:43 pm

(Bangkok, 12 October 2018) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Equality Myanmar and Progressive Voice condemn the recent arrests of three journalists from Eleven Media – Nayi Min, Kyaw Zaw Linn and Phyo Wai Win. It is a worrying deterioration of press freedom and freedom of expression in Myanmar. Human rights groups [ Read more ]

HRC39 Oral Statement at the annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective
24 September 2018 9:55 am

Human Rights Council 39th session Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective (Gender integration and human rights investigations: strengthening a victim-centered approach) Speaker: Pooja Patel Thank you, Chair. ISHR and FORUM-ASIA stress the importance of ensuring gender-sensitive and gender-inclusive methodologies and the integration of a gender perspective by United Nations investigative teams. As [ Read more ]

United Nations Must Act Urgently to Bring Justice for Myanmar’s Atrocities
18 September 2018 10:34 pm

For Immediate Release United Nations Must Act Urgently to Bring Justice for Myanmar’s Atrocities (Geneva, 17 September 2018) – The United Nations and its member states must act urgently to investigate and prosecute those responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes said Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Progressive Voice and [ Read more ]

HRC39: Oral Statement on the situation of Rohingya and the need for an accountability mechanism in Myanmar
5:55 pm

39th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar Oral Statement Delivered by Wai Wai Nu on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Tuesday, 18 September, 2018 Mr. President, I am a Rohingya human rights defender who has been [ Read more ]

HRC39 Side Event: Mass atrocity crimes in Myanmar
14 September 2018 1:51 pm

A discussion on justice and accountability with human rights defenders and civil society working on Myanmar Date: Monday, 17 September 2018 Time: 10:00-11:00 Venue: Room XXV, Palais des Nations