Seeking Indonesian figure for ASEAN rights body

Desi Hanara



Jakarta   /  Mon, August 27, 2018  /  12:49 pm

Indonesia has been a key actor in advancing human rights in ASEAN for many years. (Shutterstock/File)

The process of selecting Indonesia’s representative to the regional human rights body is ongoing. Unfortunately, many will roll their eyes at the mere mention of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR). The commission has, often rightly, been criticized for being ineffective and unable to stand up to governments. But the AICHR has actually had more impact than it ha...