At FORUM-ASIA, we employ a range of strategies to effectively achieve our goals and create a lasting impact.

Through a diverse array of approaches, FORUM-ASIA is dedicated to achieving our objectives and leaving a lasting imprint on human rights advocacy.

Who we work with

Our interventions are meticulously crafted and ready to enact tangible change, addressing pressing issues and empowering communities.

Each statements, letters, and publications are meticulously tailored, poised to transform challenges into opportunities, and to empower communities towards sustainable progress.

Multimedia Stories

With a firm commitment to turning ideas into action, FORUM-ASIA strives to create lasting change that leaves a positive legacy for future generations.

Explore our dedicated sub-sites to witness firsthand how FORUM-ASIA turns ideas into action, striving to create a legacy of lasting positive change for future generations.

Subscribe our monthly e-newsletter

HRC31 Side Event – Pitting Expression against Religion in Asia

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Date:  8 March, 2016

Time: 14:30-15:30

Venue: Room XVIII, Palais Des Nations, Geneva

The side event will discuss the report of the Special Rapporteur on Religion or Belief against the backdrop of a forthcoming study on violations in nine States in Asia to be launched at the 32nd Session of Human Rights Council. The side event is co-organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), Bytes for All, Pakistan and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA).


Frank La Rue, Former Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression

Khin Ohmar, Burma Partnership

Gul Bukhari, Journalist, human rights defender and gender activist

Gayatri Khandhadai, Researcher

Deborah Brown, Association for Progressive Communications


Qurratulain (Annie) Zaman, Blogger, Global Voices, Human Rights Defender