Human Rights Library

  • Call for Participation- 2nd RCM ACSC-APF 2017

    Public Information | Philippines | 2017 | Author: ACSC/APF 2017

    Call for Participation- 2nd RCM ACSC-APF 2017

  • Burma/Myanmar: Comprehensive Action Needed to Halt Ongoing Military Rampage [ALTSEAN]

    Fact Sheet/ Booklet/ Other Documents | Thailand | 11 April 2017 | Author: ALTSEAN

    27  March  2017  marked  the  first  Armed  Forces  Day  under  the  NLD-l ed  government.  Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief Sr Gen Min Aung Hlaing declared the military 's firm commitment to "... the stability, unity and development of the country and monitoring to ensure that [the country] can walk firmly  on  the  multi-party  democracy  path  chosen  by  the  people”. Despite  such  declarations,  the Tatmadaw's behavior has consistently undermined the peace process, rule of law, and human rights, prompting UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee to report “that the situation is now worse than at any point in the past few years.

  • SUARAM Human Rights Report Overview 2016

    Report | Malaysia | December 2016 | Author: SUARAM

    SUARAM calls upon the Government of Malaysia to cease its violations of human rights and adopt laws which are compliant with recognized international human rights standards and practice an inclusive and fair enforcement of the law to safeguard the rights of the people of Malaysia. Acknowledging the growing security threat posed by extremist groups, SUARAM urges the Malaysian Government to understand that human rights and security are not mutually exclusive but complement each other. Without human rights and civil liberties, all attempts to nullify the threat of extremism brought on by any terrorist groups will only be doomed to failure.

News Updates

20.04.2017
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The five international judges for the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion Tuesday, which includes key conclusions on the conduct of Monsanto and the need for important changes to international laws governing multinational corporations.

20.04.2017
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It is important to tone down the expansive conception of community and build on ASEAN’s successes as an intergovernmental organization.

19.04.2017
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Thailand’s military junta is targeting a range of peaceful critics for prosecution prior to the third anniversary of the military coup, Human Rights Watch said today.

19.04.2017
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A group of farmers in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on Monday continued to detain at least 20 people—including riot police—in a situation sources described as “heated,” after a land dispute led to a rare incident of violence between residents and authorities over the weekend.

19.04.2017
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MOHAMED Jamal Ali, fled his home in Mogadishu, Somalia in 2012 to escape a civil war that has killed thousands so far and displaced many more.

19.04.2017
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Opponents of Thailand’s military government expressed fears for the future of democracy on Monday after the mysterious removal of a plaque marking a 1932 revolution that ended absolute monarchy.

19.04.2017
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VIETNAM has secretly been the world’s third largest executioner over the last three years, executing 429 people between August 2013 and June 2016, Amnesty International has discovered.

19.04.2017
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The government and the House of Representatives are set to ratify a historic maritime agreement pertaining to an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between Indonesia and the Philippines to safeguard the two countries’ maritime security from threats such as the Abu Sayyaf group.