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11 Sep 2017 description

Jointly submitted by

Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)

Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN)

                                                                                           

Statement of Purpose            

17 Jul 2017 description

Joint Statement by 68 organisations

We, the undersigned civil society organizations, condemn the arrest, detention and prosecution of six people, including three journalists, under the 1908 Unlawful Associations Act in Myanmar. We demand that the charges against them are dropped and that the three journalists are immediately and unconditionally released, as they have been detained solely in connection with their peaceful journalistic activities.

28 Apr 2017 description

Index: ASA 16/6130/2017

Dear Your Excellency,

We, the undersigned, call on States, including the United States, United Kingdom and the member states of the European Union, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to strongly encourage the Myanmar government to fully cooperate with the forthcoming Fact-Finding Mission into the human rights situation in Rakhine State, as well as active conflict areas in Kachin State and northern Shan State, as recently mandated by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

03 Mar 2017 description

To:

Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Geneva, 3 March 2017

RE: UN-MANDATED INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY OR SIMILAR INTERNTIONAL MECHANISM TO INVESTIGATE SERIOUS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN RAKHINE STATE, MYANMAR

Excellencies,

25 Nov 2016 description

Sixty organisations call on the Egyptian government to cease silencing civil society, and to allow NGOs to conduct their mandates within Egypt’s constitutional framework and in full respect of its international legal commitments to freedom of association.

01 Sep 2016 description

ALTSEAN-Burma, Amnesty International, Article 19, Civil Rights Defenders (CRD), Forum-Asia, and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) are concerned that the European Union (EU) may not introduce a new resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar at the upcoming 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). This is despite the fact that many human rights concerns raised in previous resolutions remain.

02 May 2012 description

We, the undersigned international human rights organizations, are concerned that the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) has yet to take the necessary steps to ensure that the process of drafting the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) is transparent and fully consultative with civil society organizations in the ASEAN region.

In a joint statement released on April 8th (full text below), over 130 local, national and regional civil society organizations across the ASEAN region called on AICHR to implement the following steps:

22 Nov 2011 description

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2011
ALRC-OLT-008-2011

A Joint Open Letter signed by NGOs from around the world to the UN Human Rights Council

To: Member States of the United Nations Human Rights Council

Your Excellency,

22 Nov 2011 description

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2011
ALRC-OLT-007-2011

A Joint Open Letter produced by NGOs from around the world to the UN General Assembly

November 21, 2011
To: All Member States of the UN General Assembly

Dear Ambassador,

19 Sep 2011 description

A Joint Open Letter produced by NGOs from around the world to the 18th Human Rights Council

To Permanent Representatives of all member states of the UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, 14 September 2011,

Excellency,

12 Sep 2010 description

12 September, 2010

Your Excellency,

As civil society organisations, unified under a common purpose of ensuring respect for international humanitarian law and redress for victims of war crimes in Israel and Palestine, we would like to draw your attention to the forthcoming dealing with domestic investigations of war crimes in accordance with several UN resolutions which will be occurring at the United Nations Human Rights Council (13 September - 1 October, 2010).