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9 Apr 2021
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law, and Development (APWLD) and the Women's League of Burma (WLB) held a press conference with Kachin, Karen and Shan women on Thursday (8 April) to call on the international community for a monitoring and intervention mission to Burma/Myanmar, a comprehensive global arms embargo and ICC to recognise mass atrocities against peaceful protesters.
8 Apr 2021
Scholars At Risk (SAR) called on the Thai authorities for the immediate release of three detained students activists and for all charges against them to be dropped.
8 Apr 2021
The global pandemic has exposed the terrible legacy of deliberately divisive and destructive policies that have perpetuated inequality, discrimination and oppression and paved the way for the devastation wrought by COVID-19, Amnesty International said in its annual report published on Tueday (6 April).
7 Apr 2021
Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) strongly urge the PETRONAS to stop funding the murderous military regime in Myanmar by completely withdrawing its investment in Myanmar. Refugees from Karen state at the riverbank. (File photo, taken by a villager at Salween river)
5 Apr 2021
Hundreds of scholars from universities across North America, Europe and Asia are sending letters of appeal to high-level administrators at Chulalongkorn University (CU) asking them to defend academic freedom and stop the attack on Dr Nattapoll Chaiching.
1 Apr 2021
The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia calls on States in the region to protect all those fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar and ensure that refugees and undocumented migrants are not forcibly returned given the rapidly deteriorating human rights situation inside the country.
31 Mar 2021
For the 3rd cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), to be held in November 2021, Scholars at Risk (SAR) has submitted a report to the Working Group, detailing the worsening situation for academic freedom and freedom of expression in Thailand.
30 Mar 2021
27 March 2021, the working group on “Child in Mob” officially launch the recruitment of volunteers to work in protesting sites to create a safe space for children under 18 years who have been exercising their right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
30 Mar 2021
The savage and cowardly acts of the Myanmar military over the weekend, during which an estimated 100 people, including children, were killed further highlighted the need for the international community to step up and take actions to effectively stranglehold the Myanmar military’s activities, regional parliamentarians said on 29 March.
29 Mar 2021
Salween Peace Park statement on the Myanmar military dictatorship’s airstrikes on villages in the Salween Peace Park on 27th–28th, March 2021. They called for a cease to airstrikes, allow humanitarian aids to be provided and return the country to the democratic path.
29 Mar 2021
Responding to yesterday’s dispersal of peaceful protest in front of the Government House and the police’s arbitrary arrest of at least 99 peaceful protesters, Director of Amnesty International Thailand, Piyanut Kotsan said the Emergency Decree is just a blanket justification to stomp on difference of opinion.
26 Mar 2021
The state of emergency declared by the Thai authorities one year ago in an effort to curb the Covid-19 pandemic has been used as an excuse to crack down on fundamental freedoms and should be lifted, say regional lawmakers.