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[ADN Publication] CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY: “A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia”
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  Seoul, Korea -  On this day 15 September 2018, the Asia Democracy Network welcomes the celebration of International Democracy day  extending appreciation and solidarity to all democracy advocates who stand  for democratic principles around the world. On this auspicious occasion it’s vital  to acknowledge regression as well as progress on the front of defending and promoting democracy.  This year, we are at a critical juncture where

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[EVENT] Documentary Screening, Me Vang Nha: When Mother’s Away
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[Documentary Screening] Me Vang Nha: When Mother’s Away “We each only have one life to live but if given the choice, I would still do it exactly the same. I hope everyone will soon raise their own voice and fight for their rights so that they can overcome their own fears, and build a better and greater nation.” These were the last words of Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, also known as the ‘Mother Mushroom’ who is a 39-year-old top blogger in Vietnam,

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[EVENT] Asian Electoral Stakeholders Forum IV
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  Ichal Supriadi, Secretary General of ADN moderating the last plenary on the outcomes of the thematic sessions at the Asian Electoral Stakeholders Forum IV.

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[Article] The will of civil society to promote and defend democracy in Asia
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  The will of civil society to promote and defend democracy in Asia Article by Ichal Supriadi, Asia Democracy Network A call for democratic unity After decades of the promotion of and struggles for democracy, we are at a serious junction where the global rise in intolerance and populist authoritarianism has put the future of democracy in doubt. The Asian continent has not escaped this infection. Many countries that were once seen as champions

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[EVENT] Contemporary State of Electoral Transparency and Integrity in Asia
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  Former ADN Advocacy Director and current Executive Director of Bersih, Mr. Yap Swee Seng, currently giving a presentation on Malaysia case in the panel on “Contemporary State of Electoral Transparency and Integrity In Asia”

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[EVENT] The 4th Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum in Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  ADN member ANFREL is now kicking off their 4th Asian Electoral Stakeholder Forum in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Over 200 participants from not only across Asia but across the globe have gathered to discuss Advancing Election Transparency and Integrity: Promoting and Defending Democracy Together. The President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena gave a speech to open the event!

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[EVENT] Secretary General Speech given at the opening session of the Asia Democracy Conference (ADC)
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  Secretary General Speech given at the opening session of the Asia Democracy Conference (ADC)   “Peace and Democracy – Democracy Transition and Social Integration in Asia”   Colombo, 24-25 August 2018   Honorable Vice Chairman of Korea Democracy Foundation (KDF), Mr. Jinwoo Jeong, Respectful Director of the Institute for Korean Democracy Mr. Hyungsik Shin Former Secretary General of ADN, Anselmo Lee, Regional Coordinator of

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[EVENT] Secretary General Ichal Supriadi giving a welcome speech at the Asia Democracy Conference 2018
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  Secretary General Ichal Supriadi giving a welcome speech at the Asia Democracy Conference 2018 being held now in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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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] ADN’s deep concern about the state of emergency in the Maldives
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Asia Democracy Network's deep concern about the state of emergency in the Maldives   Asia Democracy Network November 6, 2015   Asia Democracy Network (ADN) expresses our deep concern about the recent developments against democracy in the Maldives and the 30 day state of emergency declared by the Government of Maldives on 4 November 2015.   The state of emergency was announced ahead of a major anti-government rally scheduled on 6 November

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