Fact Sheet, Booklet, Other Documents

ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025 seeks to complement and concretise the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 in mainstreaming the rights of persons with disabilities across all three pillars of the ASEAN Community, and fosters Member States’ commitment towards an inclusive community. It is guided by the underlying principles that for...

Highlights of The AICHR 2017 : Asean Human Rights Mechanism Annual Performance Evaluation

The highlights of AICHR 2017 performance is an exclusive sneak peak of ‘The performance evaluation of the human rights mechanisms of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and the Protection of the...

Briefing Paper on the Trend and Trajectory of Repressive Laws in Asia

This brief created by extracting the information FORUM-ASIA’s publication titled, The Instrument of Repressions : Regional Report on the status of Freedom of Expressions, Assembly and Association in Asia. The brief aims to elaborate the utilization of repressive laws within the Asian countries to restrict freedom of expression, peaceful...

The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and the Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) Fachsheet

The highlights of ACWC 2017 performance is an exclusive sneak peak for The performance evaluation of the human rights mechanisms of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and the Protection of the Rights of...

Burma/Myanmar: Comprehensive Action Needed to Halt Ongoing Military Rampage [ALTSEAN]

27  March  2017  marked  the  first  Armed  Forces  Day  under  the  NLD-l ed  government.  Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief Sr Gen Min Aung Hlaing declared the military 's firm commitment to "... the stability, unity and development of the country and monitoring to ensure that can walk firmly  on  the  multi-party ...

Human Rights in Southeast Asia Vol. 2 [SHAPE – SEA]

This textbook is aimed for undergraduate students who are studying a general education level course on human rights, or students who do human rights as a part of their degree in courses such as sociology, law, politics, ASEAN studies or development studies. The textbook does not require specialist knowledge...

Human Rights in Southeast Asia Vol. 1 [SHAPE – SEA]

This textbook is aimed for undergraduate students who are studying a general education level course on human rights, or students who do human rights as a part of their degree in courses such as sociology, law, politics, ASEAN studies or development studies. The textbook does not require specialist knowledge...

Framework for Women’s Economic Rights in ASEAN [IWRAW Asia Pacific]

The WEL Project is a three-year partnership between International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW Asia Pacific), Oxfam and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The idea for the Framework was first discussed during the inception meeting launching the Women’s Economic Leadership and Empowerment in ASEAN...

Fact Sheet: Crackdown on Facebook Users Intensifies [CCHR]

A recent surge in the number of people being arrested for expressing themselves online, along with related threats by senior government officials, threatens freedom of expression in the Kingdom of Cambodia (“Cambodia”). A recent surge in the number of people being arrested for expressing themselves online, along with related threats...

Persecution of the Rohingya Muslims: Is Genocide Occurring in Myanmar’s Rakhine State? – A Legal Analysis [Fortify Rights]

This legal analysis considers whether the ongoing attacks on and persecution of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar constitute genocide, as defined by the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention) This legal analysis prepared for Fortify Rights. This legal analysis considers whether...