Annex 1 - Application Form TOT 2016
TOT ASEAN Programme
“The Cambodia of 2016 is very different from the Cambodia of 1991,” says Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, Prof. Rhona Smith, this evening. “The progress and development is well worth celebrating, however imperfect aspects of that progress may be. The time for the Government to blame the troubles of the last century for the situation today is surely over.” Prof. Smith made these remarks in a statement at her end-of-mission press conference, held at the OHCHR office in Phnom Penh. Covering a wide range of issues that were brought up in her various field trips and meetings, the statement included recommendations to the Government on vulnerable groups, land rights, rule of law and justice, prison reform, electoral preparations, and the general human rights situation in the country.
Lessons for the region from the 1976 Thammasat University massacre.
An online legal site offering information about the laws and regulations of the Asean member countries will be launched with free access early next year, Office of the Judiciary deputy secretary-general Sarawut Benjakul said on Saturday.
Singapore posted new public speaking rules on Friday, clarifying that foreign companies and individuals need a permit to sponsor or take part in certain events, in an amendment that will restrict foreign support for an annual gay-rights gathering.
“The 78 migrant workers arrived in Entikong on Friday at around 4 p.m. from the Indonesian Consulate General in Kuching, Malaysia,” Entikong Police chief Adj. Comr. Kartyana said on Saturday as quoted by Antara news agency.
The problem with these organisations is that they never offer any constructive solutions, or thoughts, but attend and speak at the APF with one intention, that of attempting to destroy the image the image of their targets by creating division among the participants.
From the crackdown on freedom of expression by the military government in Thailand to restrictions on LGBT communities in Singapore and Indonesia, 2016 has not been a good year for the human rights situation in Southeast Asia.
Indonesian representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Dinna Wisnu said it was important to view human trafficking from the perspective of the people who are at risk of being vulnerable to falling victim to traffickers.
Southeast Asia is witnessing a curb on freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and an overt use of security acts, said Professor Vitit Muntabhorn of Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Law, Monday at the 4 International Conference on Human Rights and Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia in Bangkok.