ASEAN

26 Oct 2021
Southeast Asian parliamentarians call on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to use this week’s ASEAN Summit to take concrete actions to resolve the disastrous situation in Myanmar, including by immediately engaging with the National Unity Government (NUG).
4 Aug 2021
Southeast Asian parliamentarians have responded warily to the decision by ASEAN to appoint Brunei’s Foreign Affairs Minister II Erywan Yusof as its special envoy to Myanmar, urging him to take immediate and decisive action to put an end to the military’s bloodshed and chaos. 
21 Jul 2021
Southeast Asian lawmakers call on ASEAN governments to take more inclusive measures to protect everyone against Covid-19 regardless of their migration status. 
22 Jun 2021
397 Civil society organizations from Myanmar urge the Group of Seven countries (G7) to take the lead in solving the crisis in Myanmar taking place due to the coup in February instead of the inert ASEAN.
8 Jun 2021
417 right groups issued a statement condemning ASEAN's continuous engagement with the Myanmar junta while refusing to hold dialogues with other parties, including the representatives of the National Unity Government (NUG), ethnic leaders, and the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM). 
21 May 2021
One month since the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting on Myanmar, parliamentarians across Southeast Asia urge the regional bloc to ensure the immediate and effective implementation of the Five-Point Consensus, and to hold the military accountable for its blatant disregard of the agreement. 
30 Apr 2021
'ASEAN has failed to recognise the peoples’ desire for a meaningful political solution to the Myanmar crisis during its Leaders' Meeting,' said the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), along with its member organisations from Indonesia and Myanmar in a joint statement on 30 April.  
27 Apr 2021
The ASEAN Human Rights Cartoon Exhibition, an online exhibition fearing 37 cartoonists from 5 countries and focusing on human rights in ASEAN, will be launched on 3 May.
24 Apr 2021
Amnesty International calls on ASEAN member states to prioritise protecting the human rights of people in Myanmar and prevent the situation deteriorating into a human rights and humanitarian crisis and to investigate Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on credible allegations of responsibility for crimes against humanity in Myanmar.
22 Apr 2021
Cartoon by Stephff: A few invertebrates  
1 Feb 2021
Shortly after Thais and Myanmarese staged a protest against the coup by the Myanmar military this afternoon, they were dispersed by the Royal Thai Police with shields and batons. 3 people were arrested.
12 Nov 2020
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its Member States must adopt a human rights-based approach in its regional recovery framework on COVID-19, said the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). ASEAN member flags at the 2019 ASEAN Summit in Bangkok.

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