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[STATEMENT] JOINT STATEMENT: Civil Society Groups Call for the Release of Tep Vanny
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JOINT STATEMENT: Civil Society Groups Call for the Release of Tep Vanny Phnom Penh, 14 August 2018 - Land activist and human rights defender Tep Vanny has been unjustly detained for two years, for defending the rights of the Boeung Kak Lake community and her fellow Cambodians. We, the undersigned civil society organisations and communities, condemn her ongoing imprisonment and call on the authorities to immediately and unconditionally release

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[STATEMENT] Joint Letter to UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association
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To the President of Bangladesh, H.E. Md Abdul Hamid Bangladesh: Release all those arbitrarily arrested and investigate police abuse Dear President Hamid, We are writing to express our concerns about serious violations of civic freedoms perpetrated during recent protests in Bangladesh. We urge your government to take immediate steps to address these issues in accordance with your international human rights obligations. Our organisations are concerned

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Samriddhi Foundations dialogue on Leveraging India and China Relations | Kathmandu, Nepal
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  ADN and Asia Democracy Research Network (ADRN) participated in Samriddhi Foundations dialogue on Leveraging India and China Relations held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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[Statement] DEMOCRACY PREVAILS IN MALAYSIA
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  DEMOCRACY PREVAILS IN MALAYSIA    May 10, 2018 – On 9 May 2018, the people of Malaysia went to the polls and cast their sacred ballots. After a six-decade run, the ruling coalition was defeated in a stunning upset by an opposition alliance led by former Malaysian leader Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The election commission official results confirmed that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) – or Alliance for Hope-- and its allies surpassed the 112 seats

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ADN Side Event at the 9th World Movement for Democracy Assembly in Dakar, Senegal / STRENGTHENING DEMOCRATIC UNITY IN ASIA
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ADN Side Event at the 9th World Movement for Democracy Assembly in Dakar, Senegal   STRENGTHENING DEMOCRATIC UNITY IN ASIA  Democracy Lounge Networking Session: Wednesday, May 9 [3:45 pm – 5:45 pm] King Fahd Palace Hotel, Room C06   The forum will be a platform gathering democracy advocates from Asia to discuss ways and strategies to establish regional cooperation to progress democratic norms and order. The session will stream the discussion

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[ADN Statement] Hong Kong: Barring elected representatives to take their seat is against democracy
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Hong Kong: Barring elected representatives to take their seat is against democracy   November 10, 2016, Seoul– Barring the two popularly-elected representatives in Hong Kong to take their seats in the Legislative Council will not eliminate the voice for self-determination of the people, and on the contrary, it will only fuel more international public resentment against the People’s Republic of China (PRC), warned the Asia Democracy Network.

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[ADN SC] Migrant Forum in Asia Statement on International Migrants Day
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Migrant Forum in Asia Statement on International Migrants Day   On International Migrants Day this year we celebrate the extraordinary contributions that migrants make to societies all over the world. Migration flows today are at unprecedented levels: the number of people living and working outside their country of birth well exceeds the population of Brazil, the fifth largest country in the world. On this day, then, let us be reminded not only

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ADN Annual Report 2014 – 2015
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ADN is delighted to announce that our 2014 - 2015 annual report is now available online. The report reviews the programs and activities organized and operated by our partners and staffs. There were various platforms for us to advocate our agenda with an utmost aim of defending and promoting democracy more effectively. Read and download ADN 2014-2015 annual report.

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Outcome documents on The 8th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies (CD)
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Update on the outcome documents of the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies (CD)   Under the theme of “Democracy and Development”, the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies (CD) was held from July 21-24th in San Salvador, El Salvador under the presidency of the El Salvadoran government. Organized by the El Salvador Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the CD permanent secretariat, a variety of pressing

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The Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies, “Democracy and Development”
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    From 22-24 July the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) delegation will be attending the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies. The Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies takes place biannually in the country that holds the Presidency of the Community and is attended by more than 1,000 participants to reaffirm their commitment to the democratic values to the Warsaw Declaration, the founding document

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