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ASEAN human rights commission ‘toothless’: NGOs

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, May 8 2012 | 08:41 am

The ASEAN rights commission body has little to show for its more than two years of supposedly protecting and promoting human rights in the region, NGOs say.

Over the past two years, not much progress has been seen from the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), while civil society organizations’ (CSOs) requests for progress reports or to join its meetings have receiv...