Fact-finding Meeting: Post-Elections Crackdown Contradicts Promises of Reform

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), a Bangkok-based regional human rights group representing 47 non-governmental organizations in 16 countries across Asia, concluded its fact-finding and advocacy mission from 22 to 25 July 2013, which assessed the situation of the exercise of freedoms of expression and peaceful assembly in the context of 13th … Continue reading Fact-finding Meeting: Post-Elections Crackdown Contradicts Promises of Reform

Briefing on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by UN Human Rights Council

Malaysia's human rights status will be reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council on 24 October 2013. Hence, think tank Political Studies for Change (KPRU) has organised a briefing at Parliament. As COMANGO or the Cooalition of Malaysian NGOs in the UPR Process is dealing with the universal periodic review (UPR) process of Malaysia by the UN … Continue reading Briefing on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by UN Human Rights Council