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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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International Conference on Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka
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International Conference on Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka: Asian Perspectives   February 17-18, 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka Participants from local and international stakeholders during the Conference (Photo Courtesy: ADN) In the last phase of the long civil war in Sri Lanka 40,000 civilian deaths were recorded and many linked to grave human rights violations and crimes against humanity. In efforts to bring justice, the United Nations Human

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[Call for Action] Arrest and detention of Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen, OMI
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Press Release from Law and Society Trust and the Asian Human Rights Commission 17th  March, 2014   Arrest and Detention of Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen, OMI   The Law and Society Trust is deeply disturbed by the arrest of former staff member of the Law and Society Trust, Mr. Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen, OMI from Kilinochchi on Sunday 16th March 2014.   Mr. Fernando worked with the Law and Society Trust for five years until April

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