Monthly Archives: June 2015

[Thai Coup] Thai Lawyers for Human Rights – Court Trial Alert June

 June 2015 – Pretrial hearings and verdict delivery on three lèse majesté cases (violation of Article 112)     1. The case against Mr. Jueseng Kow, aka ‘Small Bundit Aneeya’ on violation of Penal Code’s Article 112 for his expressing opinion during a public meeting (Black Case no. 45k/2558)   22 June 2015, 8.30am, at the Bangkok Military Court, Pretrial discovery   On 26 November 2014, Mr. Juaseng brought his books to

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[Thai coup] TLHR Report on the First Anniversary of the Coup in Thailand

Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) report on the post-coup human rights situation in Thailand Last year, on May 22, the military staged a coup that overthrew the elected government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. One year after the coup on 22 May 2014, the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) launches a report "Human Rights One Year After the 2014 Coup: A Judicial Process in Camouflage Under the National Council for Peace and Order. The

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[India] ADN endorses the letter against muzzling of Indian civic space and CSOs
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ADN endorses the letter against muzzling of Indian civic space and CSOs June 2, 2015 - Asia Democracy Network (ADN) endorses the letter against muzzling NGOs in India by expressing our grave concern over the crackdown on the dissent, freedom of association and assembly. This was initiated by Wada Na Todo Abhiyan (WNTA), GCAP (Global Call to Action Against Poverty) India chapter and Greenpeace India. We extend our solidarity and friendship to all

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Recent developments of responding to the Rohingya Issue

Responding to the Rohingya Issue   - Inter-governmental Conference, FORUM-ASIA, SAPA, APRRN   On May 29, the inter-governmental conference on migration "Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean" was hosted by the Thai government in Bangkok, Thailand and attended by 17 countries, including the concerned countries Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, and Thailand. This special meeting on the Southeast Asia migrant crisis was aimed

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ACSC/APF 2015 ADN Final Report

ACSC/APF 2015 Strengthening Democracy in Asia and COD Final Report   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN People's Forum (ACSC/APF) 2015 was held from March 22-24, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In partnership with SEACA and FORUM-ASIA, ADN held an inter-regional workshop "Strengthening Democracy in Asia and the Role of the Community of Democracies." Facing the trends of weakening democracy in the region of Asia,

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