Advancing Human Rights after the AAC and the ASEAN Summit
Posted : 10 May 2015
Category : Gagasan | Tags : Human rights in Southeast Asia, Modern slavery, Rohingya, The 26th ASEAN Summit, The Asian African Conference
Published on The Jakarta Post, May 07, 2015.
As organizers, Indonesia and Malaysia have just successfully held the Asian-African Conference and the 26th ASEAN Summit, respectively.
At the two meetings, ASEAN countries largely discussed economic issues and engaged in almost no conversation about human rights. This is typical for ASEAN — member states historically have not welcomed the …