January 10, 2013
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Daniel Aguirre of the Regents College London says that although the recently adopted ASEAN Human Rights Declaration is a significant step forward, much work remains to be done in order to protect human rights in the region...On November 18, 2012, the Association of South ...[read more]
April 12, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Saturday instituted a state of emergency in Bangkok and several provinces and cancelled an ongoing summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders in the country following an outbreak of protests calling for his resignation. The ...[read more]
July 22, 2005
by Tom Henry
Former Myanmar prime minister Khin Nyunt received a 44-year suspended sentence Friday after he was convicted on eight charges including bribery and corruption, according to a legal source in Yangon. The secret tribunal at Insein prison also handed down long jail terms to two of Khin Nyunt's sons... ...[read more]
July 7, 2005
by Christopher Tate
Myanmar's military government announced Thursday that it had released 400 prisoners but refused to name them. The majority of those released are believed to be political prisoners, many of whom are tied to the National League of Democracy party of Aung San Suu Kyi. UN Secretary-General Kofi Ann... ...[read more]

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