Joint Submission to the Third Cycle
of the Universal Periodic Review
Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances
Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearances
Manila, 11 November 2016 – The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) wishes to express its deepest gratitude to the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD) for selecting it the 2016 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award (ADHRA).
Today is the 30th day of the continuing arbitrary, unjust and illegal detention of AFAD’s Chairperson, Khurram Parvez. AFAD and its member- organizations are deeply disappointed and outraged by this continuing violation of the rights of Mr. Parvez.