South Asia Team Leader for CSW, a human rights NGO specialising in freedom of religion or belief for all
David Griffiths is South Asia Team Leader for CSW, a human rights NGO specialising in freedom of religion or belief. He grew up in Africa, has travelled widely in the Middle East, south and south-east Asia, and has worked with governments, international institutions and NGOs around the world to promote human rights.
There is much to praise about fresh commitments around the world to promoting FORB. I hope we will now see growing sophistication in how it is done - and if so, the Special Rapporteur comes recommended as an excellent resource.
Asmita's husband Rajesh was buried alive in a muddy riverbank in the remote Kandhamal district of India's Odisha (Orissa) state, just over four years ago. He is not enumerated in the official death toll of the anti-Christian pogrom which began in August 2008, because police did not find his body. In fact, they did not look for it
I was very privileged to attend Aung San Suu Kyi's <a href="http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/news/latest-news/?view=Speech&id=778619482" target="_hplink">historic speech to both Houses of Parliament</a> in Westminster Hall last week.