Civil Society & ANNI

[Online Conference] Human Rights in the time of COVID-19: Addressing the Crisis in Southeast Asia
5 August 2021 4:55 pm

Date: 9 August 2021 Time: 1 – 4 PM (GMT+7) Platforms: Zoom, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Registration: The impact of COVID-19 has severely hindered the fulfilment of human rights in the Asian region. Join us in a two-part online event where we discuss the trend of human rights violations and shrinking civic spaces in Asia [ Read more ]

Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) Must Denounce the Military Coup and Uphold Fundamental Rights of Peoples
16 February 2021 4:56 pm

(Bangkok, 16 February 2021) — The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) must uphold the principles of human rights and ensure the independent, impartial and effective exercise of its powers and functions during the current human rights situation in Myanmar, rights groups said today. The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), an [ Read more ]

Paris Principles Week – Human Rights Month 2020
17 December 2020 8:19 pm

FORUM-ASIA, in collaboration with ANNI, has released the Paris Principles Week, a campaign that will last all the week from 14 to 20 December 2020 – day on which we celebrated the 27th Anniversary of the Paris Principles –  as part of the #HumanRights Month, where we talked about what the Paris Principles are and [ Read more ]

Thailand: ANNI Open Letter concerning the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand’s (NHRCT) Statement on requesting all parties in demonstrations adhere to human rights principles and use peaceful means to resolve problems
27 August 2020 9:08 pm

To:  Chairperson What Tingsamitr Cc: Commissioners: Mrs. Chatsuda Chandeeying and Mrs. Prakairatana Thontiravong Commissioner ad interims: Mr. Somn Promaros, Miss Areewan Jatuthong, Mrs. Pirom Sipraset and Mr. Suwat Theparak Office of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand The Government Complex Commemorating His Majesty the King’s 80th Birthday Anniversary 5th December, B.E.2550 (2007) 120 Chaengwattana [ Read more ]

Launch Event of ANNI 2019 Report
11 November 2019 3:07 pm

Launch Event of ANNI 2019 Report 19:00-21:00, Thursday 14 November 2019 Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand, Free Admission & Food will be served before and after the panel discussion The event will also be live-streamed on FORUM-ASIA’s Facebook page *** Civic space is under threat across Asia. Restrictive laws; authoritarian regimes; and attacks and harassment [ Read more ]

Meeting with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM)
20 February 2019 3:05 pm

As a part of the 12th Regional Consultation of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institution (ANNI), the participating ANNI members visited the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM), on 20 February 2019. Around 20 ANNI members from across Asia, who work on strengthening and establishing National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in their [ Read more ]

HRC35 Side Event: Strengthening Corporate Accountability in Supply Chains
5 June 2017 4:42 pm

Date: Friday, 9 June 2017 Time: 15:30 – 17:00 Venue: Room VIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), KTNC Watch, International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) and Good Electronics are organising a side event based on the presentation by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights of their country visit [ Read more ]

Government of Pakistan must protect National Commission for Human Rights
15 May 2017 2:45 pm

(Bangkok/Kathmandu/Islamabad, 15 May 2017) – Bytes for All, Pakistan (B4A), the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), and other undersigned organisations express deep concern and condemn an incident during a parliamentary committee meeting, which undermines the independence of the National Commission for Human [ Read more ]

ANNI Statement: Burma/Myanmar Must Protect Human Rights for All and Ensure Independent Investigations into Alleged Violations in Rakhine State
27 November 2016 7:00 pm

(Bangkok, 27 November 2016) – The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), together with its member, Progressive Voice,[1] is deeply concerned over the human rights situation in Rakhine State of Burma/Myanmar. We strongly urge the Government to abide by its international responsibility to protect human rights in its territory, and call on [ Read more ]

ANNI Will Participate in the COP 22 NHRIs Special Event in Marrakech, Morocco (6 November 2016)
2 November 2016 6:38 pm

The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) will participate in the the National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) Special Event in the framework of the Conference of Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, Morocco on 6 November 2016. This event will elaborate a joint statement highlighting [ Read more ]