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Posts Tagged ‘ASEAN Human Rights Declaration’ (18 found)

Burmese Government Urged to Investigate the Enforced Disappearance of Sumlut Roi Ja

On the third anniversary of the abduction of Sumlut Roi Ja, an ethnic Kachin woman from Burma, we, the undersigned organizations, call on the Burmese government to thoroughly investigate her enforced disappearance and hold the perpetrators accountable […]

October 28, 2014  •  By 124 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Civil Society Denounces Adoption of Flawed ASEAN Human Rights Declaration: AHRD Falls Far Below International Standards

Disregarding the deep concerns expressed by senior United Nations officials, human rights experts and hundreds of civil society and grassroots organisations at the national, regional and international levels, ASEAN leaders nonetheless adopted […]

November 19, 2012  •  By 55 Civil Society Organizations and Networks  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Civil Society Rejects Flawed ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

Today, 62 grassroots, national, regional, and international civil society groups are calling upon ASEAN Member States to postpone the adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, which is not worthy of its name […]

November 15, 2012  •  By 62 Civil Society Organizations and Networks  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The ASEAN Human Rights Declaration was adopted by ASEAN member states on 9 November 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia […]

November 9, 2012  •  By ASEAN  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

AHRD is Hijacked by Narrow-Minded National Interests

Number of burning issues related to ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) that posted by the representative of civil society organizations from ASEAN region received cold feedbacks from the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights […]

September 13, 2012  •  By 12 civil society organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

HRWG Calls for AICHR to Adopt Human Rights on the Internet

Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) calls for ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) to adopt the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the internet access in ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). HRWG has sent the submission to H.E. Om Yentieng, Chairperson of AICHR on July 27, 2012 […]

July 27, 2012  •  By Human Rights Working Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN: Ensure Declaration Meets Rights Standards

Genuine Consultation Needed with Civil Society Groups

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should make a public commitment to ensure that the forthcoming ASEAN Human Rights Declaration will fully comply with international human rights standards. The foreign ministers are scheduled to meet on July 8, 2012, with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights in Phnom Penh and receive a draft declaration for their consideration […]

July 8, 2012  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter to the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting from International NGOs on the Draft ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

The International Commission of Jurists, International Federation for Human Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Dignity International, and Article 19, write to you today to express our grave concerns regarding the process of drafting the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD). We understand that the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) will be transmitting to you a draft of the Declaration during your meeting with them on 8 July 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia […]

July 7, 2012  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration

We, the undersigned organizations, welcome the important initiative of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) in drafting the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) and the determination that the Declaration will not be lower than international human rights norms and standards, as expressed in AICHR’s first official consultation meeting with civil society organizations on 22 June 2012 in Kuala Lumpur. We understand that the draft prepared by the AICHR will be presented at the 45th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) on 9 July 2010. As such, we appeal to you to take into considerations our following concerns in discussing the draft of the AHRD at the AMM […]

July 7, 2012  •  By 63 national and regional organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN Human Rights Declaration Draft Ignores Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) express deep regret that there was no specific reference concerning the collective rights of the Indigenous Peoples as enshrined in the UNDRIP in the drafting of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) draft during the national consultation held at Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations in Kuala Lumpur on June 12, 2012 […]

June 19, 2012  •  By Asian Indigenous Peoples Pact and Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤