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Southeast Asian lawmakers hit Thailand’s deportation of 3 Myanmar opposition members
“We urge the Thai government to allow those fleeing conflict in Myanmar to enter Thailand safely and to prioritize their protection"
Southeast Asian MPs condemn shutting down of independent media outlet in...
“Shutting down an independent media outlet due to a single perceived ‘mistake’ is a blatant violation of freedom of the press”
Philippines, other ASEAN governments urged to stop using ‘lawfare’ against critics
“Lawfare is very common in the Philippines, but is happening everywhere in Southeast Asia and beyond," said Charles Santiago of Malaysia
Southeast Asian countries need to ‘truly guarantee freedom of religion’
Many laws that inhibit, restrict, and repress religious freedoms remain on the books and are implemented throughout Southeast Asia
Climate change solutions should focus on rights of indigenous peoples, say...
The legislators noted that proposed solutions to climate change too often ignore indigenous communities' voices
Southeast Asian parliamentarians warn against ‘politicization of religion’
The ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights noted an “increasing conservatism and discrimination against minorities worldwide”
Southeast Asian MPs condemn ‘barbaric’ executions of political prisoners in Myanmar
State-run New Light of Myanmar said "the punishment has been carried out under the prison's procedures," without elaborating
Parliamentarians from around the world hit lack of humanitarian assistance in...
“Time is rapidly running out to prevent the worst-case scenario for millions of people in Myanmar," said Heidi Hautala
Southeast Asian parliamentarians call on President Marcos to prioritize human rights
APHR said it will be "closely monitoring" the policies of President Marcos and hold him and his government accountable
Southeast Asian MPs urge ASEAN economic ministers to immediately tackle food...
“It is necessary to put in place a coordinated effort to protect the most vulnerable from a potentially devastating economic downturn”
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