Announcement

Half Empty: Burma’s political parties and their human rights commitments [FIDH Press Conference]

After almost two months of election campaigning by Burma’s political parties, what do we know about their human rights agenda? FIDH investigated and the results are out. Find out what political parties plan to do with regard to religious discrimination, media freedom, accountability for past crimes, domestic and international...

Desperation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State: Drivers of a Regional Crisis [ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights report launch and press conference]

A new report by ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), Disenfranchisement and Desperation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State: Drivers of a Regional Crisis, details how political exclusion is exacerbating the already intense sense of desperation among Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, and driving a regional crisis that ASEAN leaders...

Time for Reshaping: The Official Launch of “Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research and Education in ASEAN/Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA)

4 February 2015 (13:00-17:00) Rattanakosin Room, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok Thailand With democracy and rights under pressure throughout Southeast Asia, now is a critical time to reflect upon and reshape human rights and peace research and education. To this end, the need to re-shape the direction of human rights and peace research...

Sr. Mariani Dimaranan, SFIC Human Rights Defenders Awards

#‎HumanRights‬ “Here is the big challenge to us…as individuals and groups, as churches, both local and international --- to heed the cry of the poor, deprived, oppressed and exploited and to join them in their struggle for justice, freedom and real democracy.” – Sr. Mariani Dimaranan, sfic Through the years,...

‘Journey of Voices’ exhibition Saphan Siang campaign

In celebration of International Migrants Day, it is a pleasure to invite you to visit the ‘Journey of Voices’ exhibition at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC). In celebration of International Migrants Day, it is a pleasure to invite you to visit the ‘Journey of Voices’ exhibition at Bangkok Art...

47th ASEAN Day Celebration

Signing of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers at the 12th ASEAN Summit

ASEAN Heads of State signed the Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.

Singapore Appointment of New AICHR Representative

The Singapore Government appoints Ambassador-at-Large Chan Heng Chee as Singapore's representative to AICHR. Ambassador Chan succeeds Singapore's first AICHR representative, Mr Richard R. Magnus, who completes his three-year term of service on Oct 31. Ambassador Chan was Singapore's former Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Ambassador to the...

Launch of AICHR Website and Public Information Booklet

Website at www.aichr.org