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[HRC49 Side Event] Justice and Accountability for Myanmar: Expectations and Possibilities
22 March 2022 12:36 pm

Date: Tuesday, 22 March 2021 Time: 10.00 – 11.30 CEST / 16.00 – 17.30 Bangkok time Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rTYTAFyYS-WwK3s_sgszdQ Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Interpretation: Burmese interpretation available on Zoom Over one year since the Myanmar military initiated a violent coup d’état, the military’s brutal attempt to take power from the people of Myanmar [ Read more ]

[HRC49 Side Event] Defenders in Asia: Holding the line amid mounting challenges
2 March 2022 8:07 pm

Date: Tuesday, 8 March 2022 Time: 13:00 – 14:30 (CET, Geneva) / 19:00 – 20:30 (ICT, Bangkok) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC48.HRD.Register Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube Human rights defenders (HRDs) play a key role in upholding and advancing human rights. In response to their bold and tireless work, HRDs become targets of harassment and attacks by [ Read more ]

[Event] Press Briefing: Myanmar attempted coup one year on – ASEAN must not fail its peoples
25 January 2022 10:51 am

Date: Monday, 31 January 2022 Time: 10.00 – 11.30 AM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/MM1YrPressBriefing Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter   As of 21 January 2022, the junta has killed 1,488, arrested 11,665 and systematically committed atrocities such as torture, sexual abuse, arbitrary detention. It has done these despite international condemnation. This violence has led to a deteriorating [ Read more ]

[Event] Report Launch: 2020 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia
7 December 2021 5:23 pm

Date: Thursday, 9 December 2021 Time: 1.00 – 3.00 PM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/ANNILaunch2021 Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter   The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) is pleased to launch the 2020 Report on the Performance of National Human Rights Institutions, a report that critically assesses the performance of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) [ Read more ]

[Event] Cambodia as ASEAN Chair: Prospects for Human Rights in 2022
25 November 2021 1:54 pm

  Date: Friday, 2 December 2021 Time: 9.30 – 11.00 AM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/ASEANWeb21 Live via: Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Already plagued by the crippling effects of COVID-19 in the region, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been dealing with the violent military coup in Myanmar. General Min Aung Hlaing’s vicious military coup [ Read more ]

[Event] Myanmar: The Role of Journalists Fighting for Democracy and Freedom of Expression
15 November 2021 4:55 pm

Date: Friday, 19 November 2021 Time: 2– 3.30 PM (GMT+7), 1.30 – 3.00 PM (GMT+6.30) Register here: bit.ly/MyanmarDiscussion Live via: Zoom Nine months have passed since the military seized control of Myanmar’s from the elected government in early February in Myanmar and declared themselves “the caretaker government” with Min Aung Hlaing as a prime minister to rule [ Read more ]

[Event] Afghanistan Under a Taliban: Public Opinion and Future Democracy & Human Rights
5 November 2021 4:19 pm

Date: Tuesday, 9 November 2021 Time: 10.00 – 11.30 AM (GMT+7), 12.00 – 1.30 PM (GMT+9) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/AfghanSpecialSession Live via: Zoom Asia Democracy Network (ADN) and FORUM-ASIA have been closely monitoring the situation in Afghanistan since the takeover of the government by the Taliban regime. In just over two months, the twenty years of effort to [ Read more ]

[Event] ACSC / APF 2021 Plenary Session: Failed Promises: A CSO Assessment on ASEAN’s Response to the Militarisation and Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia
13 October 2021 12:14 pm

Date: Friday, 15 October 2021 Time: 1.00 – 2.15 PM (GMT+7) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/ACSCAPF21 Live via: Zoom   This year’s ASEAN Civil Society Conference / ASEAN Peoples’ Forum eclipses a challenging era for the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) as it deals with the spillover effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the worsening crisis in Myanmar. Eight [ Read more ]

[HRC48 Side Event] Civic space obstructed: Singapore’s fundamental freedoms through the lens of the UPR
24 September 2021 1:47 pm

  Date: Wednesday, 29 September 2021 Time: 13:30 – 15:00 (CEST, Geneva) / 18:30 – 20:00 (ICT, Bangkok) / 19:30 – 21:30 (SGT, Kuala Lumpur/Singapore) Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC48SG Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube   Singapore’s government has continued to arbitrarily restrict the peoples’ rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association. Singapore [ Read more ]

[HRC48 Side Event] Human Rights Crisis in Myanmar: Eight months after the attempted coup d’état – Updates from the ground
17 September 2021 3:59 pm

Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2021 Time: 13.00 – 14.30 CEST / 18.00 – 19.30 Bangkok time Register here: l.forum-asia.org/HRC48MyanmarEvent Live via: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube More than eight months on after the Myanmar military initiated a coup d’état, Myanmar people continue to resist the Military’s attempts to seize power in the country. Civil servants, [ Read more ]