Updates

Open Letter in Support of Continuing Recognition of Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun as Myanmar’s Permanent Representative at the UN General Assembly

To Permanent Representatives of Member States of the UN General Assembly 10 September 2021 Open Letter...

[Joint Statement] Thailand: End the use of disproportionate and unnecessary force against protesters

(30 August 2021, Jakarta) ‒ Thailand should respect, protect and fulfil the right of...

[RELEASE] Thailand: Drop Criminal Defamation Cases against Angkhana Neelapaijit and other Human Rights Defenders

(BANGKOK, August 12, 2021)–Thai authorities should protect human rights defenders from judicial harassment and...

From CSOs

Escape the Mist: Disinfo Walkthrough

Doublethink Lab will launch their new online disinformation playbook entitled "Escape the Mist: Disinfo Walkthrough" on September 23, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 6:00...

Malaysia’s back to the future: The pandemic crisis, a new prime minister from UMNO, and a repudiation of the historic 2018 elections?

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) will organize a webinar entitled "Malaysia's back to the future: The pandemic crisis, a new prime minister from...

Re-designing Civil Society Eco-System: From Local to Global

The Asia Democracy Network will co-convene "Conversation on Re-designing Civil Society Eco-System: From Local to Global" on  September 15, 2021 between 5.00 p.m. and...

Call for Papers: 2022 ISA RC44 Asia-Pacific Conference

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre of the University of Sydney is now accepting abstracts for the 2022 ISA RC44 Asia-Pacific Conference with the theme...

News

Myanmar internet providers block Facebook services after government order

(Reuters) - Internet providers in Myanmar including state-owned telecom MPT were blocking access to Facebook Inc-owned services in the country on Thursday, days after...

Myanmar military should end its use of violence and respect democracy

Myanmar military should end its use of violence and respect democracy The undersigned groups today denounced an apparent coup in Myanmar, and associated violence, which...

Human rights the Malaysian way

The recent report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticising Malaysia on a number of fronts, unfortunately, reveals yet again that human rights advocacy in...

UN, foreign missions sound alarm over Myanmar coup fears

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres raised “great concern” over the recent developments, his spokesperson said. More than a dozen embassies, including the US and EU...

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