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HRC41: Oral Statement on the adoption of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) outcomes of Cambodia
8 July 2019 11:19 am

41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Adoption of Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Cambodia Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo On behalf of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Friday, 5 July 2019 Mr President, FORUM-ASIA notes that Cambodia accepted 173 out of 198 recommendations it received [ Read more ]

HRC41: Joint Oral Statement on the adoption of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report of Vietnam
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41st Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Oral Statement Adoption of the UPR report of Viet Nam 4 July 2019 Delivered by Lisa Majumdar Thank you, Mr President. Mr President, VOICE, CIVICUS and FORUM-ASIA welcome the government of Vietnam’s engagement with the UPR process including its decision to accept 241 recommendations on a [ Read more ]

From Our Member Human Rights Alert, India – Press Release: Supreme Court questions CBI director Alok Kumar Verma for lack of progress in EEVFAM case
31 July 2018 5:59 pm

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Kumar Verma was grilled by the Supreme Court for lack of progress in the investigations in the EEVFAM case, today afternoon at court no. 3. The Attorney General tried to justify the delay but did not cut much ice when the bench confronted him with the timeline, prepared [ Read more ]

HRC37 Oral Statement at Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sri Lanka
20 March 2018 10:20 am

37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Universal Periodic Review of Sri Lanka Oral Statement Delivered by R. Iniyan Ilango on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)  Monday, 19 March 2018 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA notes that the government of Sri Lanka has accepted 177 out of 232 [ Read more ]

HRC37 Oral Statement at Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Pakistan
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 37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 19 March 2018 Mr President, FORUM-ASIA makes this statement in solidarity with Bytes for All Pakistan. We note that Pakistan has [ Read more ]

HRC37 Oral Statement at Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of Korea
16 March 2018 11:29 am

37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Universal Periodic Review of the Republic of Korea Oral Statement Delivered by Rosanna Ocampo on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Thursday, 15 March 2018 Mr President, FORUM-ASIA delivers this statement together with the South Korean NGO Coalition for the [ Read more ]

The Maldives: Lift the State of Emergency and Comply with the Supreme Court Ruling
6 February 2018 6:20 pm

(Bangkok, 6 February 2018) –  The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) calls on the Government of the Maldives to immediately lift the state of emergency and restore fundamental freedoms and rights of its people. President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day nationwide state of emergency on Monday, 5 February 2018, amid intensified political [ Read more ]

From Our Member Maldivian Democracy Network, the Maldives – Press Release: Implementation of the Supreme Court Order no.2018/SC-SJ/01
5 February 2018 11:15 am

Press Release 03 February 2018 Implementation of the Supreme Court Order no.2018/SC-SJ/01 We welcome the decision of the judiciary to reverse some of the unlawful and unconstitutional decisions that led to the destruction of the rule of law and the weakening of democratic governance in the country, and the call on all relevant government authorities [ Read more ]

HRC36 Oral Statement on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Philippines
22 September 2017 5:07 pm

36th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines Oral Statement Delivered by Ellecer Carlos on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Friday, 22 September 2017 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA makes this statement in solidarity with the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) [ Read more ]

HRC36 Oral Statement on the Adoption of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Outcomes – India
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36th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 6: Adoption of the UPR Outcomes – India Oral Statement Delivered by Henri Tiphagne on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Thursday, 21 September 2017 FORUM-ASIA and the Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN (WGHR), welcome the [ Read more ]