The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) works to promote and protect human rights, including the right to development, through collaboration and cooperation among human rights organisations and defenders in Asia and beyond.

Types of assistance offered by the organisation:

Emergency fund 

Temporary relocation

Target group: human rights defenders

Operates in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia) 

FORUM-ASIA’s Protection Plan for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) at risk aims to further strengthen protection and provide timely and efficient assistance to HRDs at risk in Asia, through temporary relocation and other types of urgent assistance as well as trial observation missions. It must be stressed that the assistance under the Protection Plan is temporary in nature.