Despite criticism, ASEAN set to adopt rights declaration
Yohanna Ririhena and Bagus BT Saragih
The Jakarta Post
Despite criticism from civil society and the United Nations rights chief, ASEAN leaders are set to take a momentous step in the association’s 45-year-old history by adopting the first-ever ASEAN human rights declaration, which aims to ensure human rights protection for 600 million people in the region.
“ASEAN will surely adopt the declaration. It was decided at the special senior offici...
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