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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.
21 Apr 2021
Journalists and media workers face an increasingly repressive legal landscape amidst the Covid-19 pandemic in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, as outlined by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in a submission to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
21 Apr 2021
PEN International issued a statement on Tuesday (20 April) raising concerns about the Thai authorities' use of the royal defamation law against critics of the monarchy and call for the repeal of Section 112 and for all charges against the protesters to be immediately dropped.
20 Apr 2021
JAKARTA - 20 April 2021: Regional lawmakers have today called on ASEAN to extend an invitation to Myanmar’s newly-established National Unity Government (NUG) for its special summit on the country, which will take place on Saturday in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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.