Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Mysterious AICHR Public Consultation on AHRD, Kuala Lumpur, June 2012

From the working performance of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) since their existence three years ago, there is no hope that they will produce a qualified draft of ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD), that fulfill the minimum standard enshrined in Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) and Vienna Declaration and Program of Action (See the SAPA TFAHR and Forum Asia report at

One day before the Public Consultation on AHRD organized by the AICHR in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 22, 2012, no single member of civil society organizations sees the draft produced by AICHR. What a Commission Shrouded in Secrecy!

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