Baby steps towards an Asean court

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 10 Jul 2016

Moving forward: Asean is taking steps towards creating an Asean Court of Human Rights, reckons Bon, Malaysia’s new representative to the Asean Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights. — Reuters

Commonalities between NGOs and ministries Is there greater awareness of human rights in Malaysia since the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights was established six years ago? Could a regional court be around the corner?

MALAYSIA has just appointed its second representative to the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and he’s determined to make the commission relevant to the citizenry.

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