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[ADN Statement] Civil society urges international effort to ensure Cambodia’s fulfillment of the Paris Peace Accords, 25 years after their signature
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Civil society urges international effort to ensure Cambodia’s fulfillment of the Paris Peace Accords, 25 years after their signature  PHNOM PENH, 20 October 2016 — We, the undersigned civil society organizations, are deeply concerned by the escalating political crisis in Cambodia. We call for a halt to all government repression of critical voices, and a concerted international effort to ensure the fulfillment of the commitments enshrined in

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[Community of Democracies] Statement on International Day of Democracy
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Statement on International Day of Democracy September 15, 2016 Ambassador Maria Leissner, Secretary General of the Community of Democracies, issued the following statement on International Day of Democracy: French statement below / Déclaration français ci-dessous Today, the world celebrates the ninth International Day of Democracy. In 2007, all UN member states approved a resolution where they recognized democracy, human rights and rule of law

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[ADN Statement] Thailand’s Constitution Referendum Must be Free and Fair
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Thailand’s Constitution Referendum Must be Free and Fair   The Thai Junta has blocked all efforts to establish monitoring mechanisms for the nationwide constitutional referendum process. Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha, the Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) that is responsible for the implementation of the referendum, has warned the people of Thailand that anyone monitoring support for the referendum will be arrested

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[Statement] ADN welcomes the new constitution of Nepal; concerns over the humanitarian crisis
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ADN welcomes the adoption of the new constitution and concerns over the political and humanitarian crisis in Nepal November 18, 2015   The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) welcomes the promulgation of the constitution by the Constituent Assembly of Nepal on September 20, 2015. We congratulate the people of Nepal in collaborating through a democratic process to develop and adopt a constitution that will strengthen the foundations of democracy in

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