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By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
Parliamentarians, government officials, and civil society organizations in Southeast Asia must work together to address the worsening climate crisis, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said following a regional conference entitled Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia: Strengthening the Role of Parliamentarians.
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
Parliamentarians and ex-parliamentarians in Southeast Asia continue to be subjected to human rights violations, says new report by ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), including in Thailand, where the Move Forward Party is facing judicial harassment following the 2023 general election.
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The Constitutional Court has ordered the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) to submit new documents in support of its petition for the dissolution of the Move Forward Party (MFP) as some were unclear. Meanwhile, human rights organizations have condemned the ECT’s decision to seek the party’s dissolution.
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights |
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) issued a statement today (25 August) welcoming the appointment of Srettha Thavisin as Thailand's new Prime Minister and urging the new government to fulfill promise of change and pave the way for genuine democracy that respects rights of all.
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights |
Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Don Pramudwinai’s decision to push through with “informal” meetings with the illegal Myanmar military junta despite widespread criticism and condemnation is a betrayal of the Myanmar people and an affront to ASEAN unity, Southeast Asian lawmakers said today.
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights |
Following the general election on Sunday (14 May), ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) welcomes the result of the election and calls for the Thai authorities to protect and uphold the will of the people in government formation, condemning any subversion of election result or blocking the formation of a new government by the winning parties "an unconscionable betrayal."
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights |
Parliamentarians from Southeast Asia strongly condemn the decision by the Thai authorities to hand-over three members of Myanmar opposition forces into the hands of junta allies.
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights |
<p>ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) urges the Thai government to listen to the demands of two hunger striking activists and amend the&nbsp;lèse-majesté, or royal defamation, law.&nbsp;</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights |
<p>ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) called on ASEAN to take urgent actions after the Office of the United Nations&nbsp;High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Council which found that the Myanmar military has committed human rights abuses that&nbsp;may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
<p>On 21 January 2022, as&nbsp;the trial of Kem Sokha, leader of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) resumed after a two year delay, Southeast Asian parliamentarians have reiterated their call for Cambodian authorities to immediately and unconditionally drop the treason charges against him.&nbsp;</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
<p>Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen&#39;s meeting with Myanmar&#39;s&nbsp;self-declared State Administration Council leader Min Aung Hlaing is a threat to ASEAN and Myanmar, says&nbsp;ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR).</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
<p>Lawmakers across Southeast Asia have come under drastically increased threats and harassment in the past year, in-part due to the military coup in Myanmar, but also troubling developments elsewhere in the region, a&nbsp;new report&nbsp;by ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) has found.&nbsp;</p>