Issue No. 47, April 2018 
FORUM-ASIA has many openings at the moment. Please have a look at the following vacancies, and apply if any of them appeals to you.
  • a Consultant to prepare a report on the Performance of the AICHR and the ACWC in 2017 (Deadline 14 April 2018, midnight Bangkok Time).
  • an Intern for research and knowledge projects on human rights, development and civic space (Deadline 19 April 2018, midnight Bangkok Time).
  • a Management and Coordination Fellow in Bangkok, Thailand (Deadline 23 April 2018, midnight Bangkok Time).
  • an Intern for its ASEAN Programme in Jakarta, Indonesia (Deadline 24 April 2018, midnight Jakarta Time).

  • Think Centre, SingaporeStatement: Civil society groups express concerns over breadth of Public Order Bill

  • Odhikar, Bangladesh Statement: 7th March incidents of sexual harassment against women

  • Myanmar: Statement 'The unlawful detention of Reuters journalists hindering the democratic transition of Myanmar'
  • India: Statement 'Put an End to the Killing of Right to Information Activists'
Visit our website for a complete overview of FORUM-ASIA statements and activities.
 Media Coverage

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Quote of the month
'We as a country that went through 30 years of war, dictatorship and authoritarian rule, we had so much hope for the political transformation in 2015, for a country that respects human rights, for a Government that supports reconciliation and a society that will respect each other, which is why what has happened in the last few days has been so disturbing', said Sandun Thudugala, Head of Programmes of Law & Society Trust, Sri Lanka, in a #FATalks video about the communal violence in Sri Lanka in early March 2018.
'Malaysia Racial Discrimination Report 2017', a publication of our member Pusat KOMAS
Find recent cases, current trends, campaigns and resources related to human rights defenders in Asia in March 2018 here.
Secretariat – The Secretariat will publish its annual report for 2017.
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