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Will Asean end up going greener after Covid-19?

Green recovery. Social protection. Smart containment. Decarbonisation. Putting progress in climate action at par with measuring GDP. Creative capacity. These phrases have been running through...

Contextualizing women’s issues in experiences, literature

One main criticism of the feminist movement in Southeast Asia is its exclusivity, which has been dominated by the perception of the white, liberal...

Massive student-led protest calls on govt to quit

As darkness fell at Bangkok's Democracy Monument, the numbers of student-led protesters calling on the government led by Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to quit swelled...

Emergence Decree to be Extended, but Protest won’t be Banned

  BANGKOK  — The government said political gatherings won’t be banned under the Emergency Decree, which was extended yet again on Wednesday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha...

UN Urges Thailand to Apply International Standards to Torture, Disappearance Law

The United Nations Human Rights Office has called on Thailand to enact a torture and disappearance law that fully incorporates international standards. The U.N. office...

ASEAN Community Virtual Summit 2020

ASEAN Community Virtual Summit 2020

We are Still Here’ Freedom of Expression in the Shadow of Duterte’s ‘War on Drugs’

‘The extraordinary thing is,’ said U2 frontman Bono in his first ever concert in the Philippines, as the last notes of ‘One Love’ faded...

COVID-19 in ASEAN: The Human Rights Crisis and How To End It

On the occasion of the 36th ASEAN Summit, FORUM-ASIA is proud to present ‘COVID-19 in ASEAN: The Human Rights Crisis and How To End...

Myanmar Coup One Year On: ASEAN Must Not Fail Its Peoples

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR), CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS), and Progressive Voice would like to invite you to an...

Tokyo Democracy Forum 2022

The Tokyo Democracy Forum (TDF) 2022 is a joint initiative by the Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation (JANIC), Asia Democracy Network (ADN), and Asia Development Alliance (ADA), to defend civic space through mutual dialogues and cross-border cooperation in Asia. The TDF is to take...

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