2011 Civil Society Voices

2011 Civil Society Voices

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As the Asean Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) met in Jakarta last month, the Child...

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Eight civil society groups have written to International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed expressing concern about the lack of transparency and accountability in...

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Amnesty International and the Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP) expressed their disappointment about the decision of Timor-Leste’s Parliament to postpone debate on two laws...

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The arts, heritage and civil society organisations and community of Kuala Lumpur and Penang today condemned the harassment and politicking around a community arts...

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Cambodia should provide safe asylum for Montagnards fleeing Vietnam’s Central Highlands even after it closes the United Nations' refugee centre in Phnom Penh for...

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Corporate lobby groups exert tremendous influence over the European Union Commission, says lobby watchdog body Corporate Europe Observatory, but this is often kept away...

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More than two dozen Asian civil society groups have condemned the conviction of Sam Chankea, a Cambodian human rights defender, for the exercise of...

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Gerakan Mansuhkan ISA (GMI) and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) express their protest and disappointment over the latest arrests of three individuals for allegedly being...

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Over 70 civil society groups have issued a joint statement  calling on a Japanese multinational corporation to stop intimidating activist-blogger Charles Hector, who had...

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The Centre for Policy Initiatives is urging the public to sign an important petition by a courageous parent calling on the authorities to act...

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Thailand should immediately allow the United Nations refugee agency unhindered access to 211 detained ethnic Rohingya asylum seekers to determine whether they qualify for...

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In a concerning move against political commentary in advance of upcoming general elections, the government of Singapore has ordered a journalistic website to register...

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