It is with great sadness that FORUM-ASIA shares the news of the passing of Max de Mesa, Chairperson of PAHRA and an Executive Committee member and Treasurer of FORUM-ASIA. Max will be greatly missed. We will continue to remember his passion, energy, and inspiring dedication to human rights.
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