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[ADN Publication] 2018 September 15th CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY ”A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia”
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    2018 September 15th CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY  "A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia" 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

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[ADN Statement] Living and Breathing Democracy in Korea
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[ADN Statement] Living and Breathing Democracy in Korea Photo Credit: The Minjoo Party   The Asia Democracy Network congratulates the Republic of Korea on a peaceful, free and fair presidential election of President Moon Jae-in. Starting with the three month long citizens’ led candlelight movement, calling for the impeachment of Former President Park Geun-hye over corruption, leading to the parliament and the constitutional court confirming

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[ADN Statement] South Korea’s President Park must step down for democratic solutions to deepening constitutional crisis
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  South Korea’s President Park must step down for democratic solutions to deepening constitutional crisis November 14, 2016, Seoul, Korea – The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) joins the people of South Korea calling for the resignation of President Park Geun-hye to take responsibility for her abuse of constitutional power, compromising democratic values and principles.   Over one million people from all walks of life stormed Seoul’s streets

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[ADN Statement] International Day of Democracy: Asian leaders should redouble efforts in democratic governance to achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
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For immediate release: 13 September 2016 International Day of Democracy: Asian leaders should redouble efforts in democratic governance to achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Goals   (Seoul, 15 September 2016) On this important occasion of the International Day of Democracy on September 15, Asia Democracy Network (ADN) calls on the peoples in Asia to remain steadfast in defending democracy in the region. ADN urges all Asian leaders to redouble

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[Internship Opportunity] May 18th Memorial Foundaton
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About the May 18 Memorial Foundation The May 18 Memorial Foundation was founded in 1994 with the precious funds of the May 18 victims, Gwangju citizens, overseas Koreans and Korean nationals in order to continue and develop the great democratic spirit and solidarity of the May 18 Democratization Movement. Along with the aims of spreading the history of the struggle and its generous spirit to the global community, we hope to march altogether for the

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[ADN Statement] Malaysia: ADN Condemns Travel Ban of Bersih Activist
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Malaysia: ADN Condemns Travel Ban of Bersih Activist   May 17, 2016 The Asia Democracy Network condemns the barring by Malaysian authorities of Ms. Maria Chin Abdullah, a member of the Berish Movement, from boarding a plane oppressing her basic freedoms on route to South Korea. Ms. Abdullah was held at immigration without clear reason and prevented from leaving the country. As one of the leaders of the Berish Clean and Free Elections movement

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