Tag archive of human rights defenders

[STATEMENT] Joint Letter to UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association
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To the President of Bangladesh, H.E. Md Abdul Hamid Bangladesh: Release all those arbitrarily arrested and investigate police abuse Dear President Hamid, We are writing to express our concerns about serious violations of civic freedoms perpetrated during recent protests in Bangladesh. We urge your government to take immediate steps to address these issues in accordance with your international human rights obligations. Our organisations are concerned

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JOINT OPEN LETTER TO GENERAL PRAYUT CHAN-O-CHA: CONCERNS REGARDING THE ARREST AND PROSECUTION OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS
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JOINT OPEN LETTER TO GENERAL PRAYUT CHAN-O-CHA: CONCERNS REGARDING THE ARREST AND PROSECUTION OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS 5 June 2018 Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha Government House Pitsanulok Road, Dusit Bangkok 10300, Thailand   Re: Concerns regarding arrest and prosecution of peaceful protesters   Dear Prime Minister, We are writing to you with regards to the recent arrest and charging of pro-democracy activists for their participation

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[Joint Statement] CSOs call for the immediate implementation of the decision of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention #FREETHE5KH
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[pdfviewer]http://adn21.asia/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/CSOs-call-for-the-immediate-implementation-of-the-decision-of-the-UN-WGAD_ENG-25-Jan.pdf[/pdfviewer]   CSOs call for the immediate implementation of the decision of the UN WGAD_ENG - 25 Jan

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[ADN Statement] ADN welcomes the approval of Draft Resolution on Human Rights Defenders (HRD)

Draft Resolution approved at the Human Rights Committee on “Human Rights Defenders in the context of the Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms”   The Asia Democracy Network endorses and welcomes the approval of draft resolution (A/C.3/70/L.46/Rev.1) Human Rights Defenders in the context of the Declaration on

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[Statement] ADN/S5/2014/JAN ADN Welcomes the Passing of the UN Resolution “Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

ADN/S5/2014/JAN 6 January 2014 Dear Friends, The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) welcomes the recent passing of the United Nations (UN) resolution “Right to Privacy in the Digital Age” by the General Assembly on 19 December 2013. Rapid technological advancement has created abundant channels of communication creating avenues for individuals and institutions to conduct surveillance, interception and data collection. In this current state, our concerns

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[Statement]ADN/S2/2013/NOV Asian Democracy Advocates Call for the Observance of Peaceful and Transparent Elections

ADN/S2/2013/NOV Press Statement Asian Democracy Advocates Call for the Observance of Peaceful and Transparent Elections 17 November 2013   On the historical occasion of the Nepal Constituent Assembly (CA) Elections to be held on 19 November 2013, the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) expresses its deep solidarity with the people struggling for genuine democracy and calls for the observance of peaceful and transparent elections. As a newly established

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[Call for Action] Arrest and detention of Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen, OMI
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Press Release from Law and Society Trust and the Asian Human Rights Commission 17th  March, 2014   Arrest and Detention of Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen, OMI   The Law and Society Trust is deeply disturbed by the arrest of former staff member of the Law and Society Trust, Mr. Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen, OMI from Kilinochchi on Sunday 16th March 2014.   Mr. Fernando worked with the Law and Society Trust for five years until April

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