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ASEAN rights body absent in massacre of Rohingya

Jakarta | Tue, September 12, 2017 | 08:05 am
ASEAN rights body absent in massacre of Rohingya Opposing rights violations: Supporters and sympathizers of the National Mandate Party's (PAN) youth wing Barisan Muda PAN stage a rally to protest the state-sponsored persecution of the Rohingya people in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta on Sept.4. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

PREMIUM “In the end we remember, not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” 

This quote, from an unknown source, comes to mind amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar.

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) was established in 2009, as part of ASEAN’s effort to respect human rig...

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