From our members

From Our Member Defence of Human RIghts, Pakistan – Campaign on enforced disappearance of Sajid Mehmood
28 April 2022 1:20 pm

FORUM-ASIA member Defence Of Human Rights & Public Services Pakistan launched a campaign for a case of the enforced disappearance of Sajid Mehmood. 6 years later, his daughter, Aymun, shared her diary and drawings depicting her struggle and fight to seek justice and truth, documented in the video. Aymun’s despair for her father’s release is [ Read more ]

From Our Member Safety and Risk Mitigation Organization (SRMO), Afghanistan – Civic Space Quarterly Report 2022 Jan-Mar
18 April 2022 12:38 pm

Civic space in Afghanistan is shrinking week by week. The clampdown on criticism of all kinds has deepened in the first quarter of 2022 as the Taliban seeks to re-establish itself in power. The most intolerant factions within the leadership appear to be setting the agenda. Cases of serious human rights violations and suppression of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR) – Letter of Solidarity for Yerzhan Yelshibaev
15 April 2022 3:19 pm

Yerzhan Yelshibaev lived in Zhanaozen, a city in western Kazakhstan, located in the center of Kazakhstan’s oil-rich region. At the same time, the unemployment rate in Zhanaozen remains one of the highest in the country. In the wake of the general dissatisfaction of Zhanaozen residents with this situation, Yerzhan acted as one of the initiators of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Community Self-reliance Centre (CSRC), Nepal – Reflection 2021
24 March 2022 4:00 pm

Community Self-reliance Centre (CSRC) launched Reflections 2021, its flagship report highlighting major results and learning of mainly land and agrarian rights campaign facilitated by CSRC in 2021 following its organizational strategy 2020-2025. The shared results are also the collaborative efforts of different actors involved in supporting this campaign. CSRC focused to work with local governments, [ Read more ]

From Our Member The Safety and Risk Mitigation Organization (SRMO), Afghanistan – State of Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan 2021
23 March 2022 6:26 pm

The Safety and Risk Mitigation Organization (SRMO)’s latest annual report, the State of Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan 2021, is based on information gathered by the organisation during the 2021 from different sources including the human rights defenders (HRDs) and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) who directly came into contact with the organization or were [ Read more ]

From Our Member Law and Society Trust (LST), Sri Lanka – Whither the Ground Beneath Her Feet
8 March 2022 3:31 pm

  Hear from voices from the ground in Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka, about the current situation regarding the gender-discriminatory Land Development Ordinance reforms.   Whither the Ground Beneath Her Feet is produced by Law and Society Trust.

From Our Member Women’s League of Burma (WLB) – Refugees Visit
28 January 2022 10:24 am

On 29 December, Women’s League of Burma (WLB) visited the situation of refugees. Refugees are still needed health volunteers and medicine, drinking water, food, and shelter and tents.

From Our Member Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law (KIBHR), Kazakhstan – Joint statement on the 10th anniversary of the tradegy in the city of Zhanaozen
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December 16, 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the tradegy in the city of Zhanaozen and the village of Shetpe, when, after a months-long strike of oil workers as a result of the use of firearms by the police, according to official data, 17 people or more died and 86 were injured. In result of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Law and Society Trust, Sri Lanka – Report Research Gender Discriminatory Social Norms and Their Impact on the Rights and Freedoms of Women
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Law and Society Trust launched ‘Gender Discriminatory Social Norms and Their Impact on the Rights and Freedoms of Women’ – a report based on a participatory research carried out in the Northern Province – at the Jaffna Public Library. For the PDF version of the report, click here. For the Infographics of the report, click [ Read more ]

From Our Member People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD), South Korea – Petition on sanctions on Myanmar’s oil and gas revenues
22 January 2022 1:01 pm

Oil and gas revenues are funding the Myanmar military junta and its attempted coup d’etat during which it has killed over 1,300 people and arbitrarily detained over 11,000 people. Each day the junta continues to commit grave crimes, including crimes against humanity, yet Macron and Biden take no action over oil and gas revenues generated [ Read more ]