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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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[Joint Statement] on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations
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Joint Statement on the threat of legal actions against Cambodian election monitoring and human rights organizations June 30, 2017 Our organizations express serious concern over the threats to launch an inquiry into the activities and legality of the Situation Room on Cambodian Commune Council Election in 2017, a platform of non-governmental organizations formed to monitor the country’s recent local polls. Such comments contribute to a repressive

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[Asian Solidarity Mission] Borderless Democracy: Election for Tibetans in Exile Inspires and Offers Lessons for the Future
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Borderless Democracy: Election for Tibetans in Exile Inspires and Offers Lessons for the Future     DHARAMSALA, 20 October – The Asia Democracy Network (ADN), the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), and the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) wish to congratulate the Tibetan Community in Exile for turning out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right to select their leaders in a peaceful and orderly

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[Update] The Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia II, Bangkok-Thailand
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(Bangkok, Thailand) – Leading democracy advocates and human rights defenders gathered in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss the trends and challenges to human rights and democracy to develop a future agenda and action plan in Asia. Co-organized by the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), the second regional consultation on the Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia was held on July 27,

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[Workshop] Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia
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Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia   On the 27th July 2015, the Asia Democracy Network (ADN) and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) will jointly organize a workshop in Bangkok, Thailand on the Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia. The workshop is a part of series of events taking place in Asia under the theme of the Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Asia throughout 2015. The first event was

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