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ASEAN human rights regime: Reciprocity or common interest?

  • Harison Citrawan

Jakarta | Wed, August 8 2012 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM ASEAN member states appear poised to enter a new human rights regime mechanism by setting up a foundation framed under the ASEAN declaration on human rights.

Aside from several criticisms conveyed by pundits and human rights activists around the region in relation to the substance of the rights preserved, such a step could be regarded as advanced goodwill in protecting human rights among A...