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Human rights in Asia

Human rights in Asia

a reassessment of the Asian values debate

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Asia -- Congresses,
  • Social values -- Asia -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Damien Kingsbury and Leena Avonius.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsKingsbury, Damien., Avonius, Leena, 1966-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.A78 H8335 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16700610M
    ISBN 100230606393
    LC Control Number2008012341

    I think there is a serious issue with the concept of “human rights” and how it is being used. While in theory this should be a noble concept, in reality “human rights” as such are very vague and are used as a political weapon by the Western countr. Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center (HURIGHTS OSAKA) 8F, CE Nishihonmachi Bldg., Nishihonmachi, Nishi-ku, Osaka Japan Phone: () In Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia, Catherine Renshaw recounts an extraordinary period of human rights institution-building in Southeast begins her account in , when the ten members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed the ASEAN charter, committing members for the first time to principles of human rights, . Despite the shift from authoritarian to democratic or semi-democratic forms of government in Asia, human rights abuses are rife. Although Asian states have ratified a large number of international human rights conventions, the violation of human rights and unequal application of and access to the law are common across the region. Citizens and migrants face arbitrary detention, torture.

    Explore our map of 50 landmark human rights cases, each with a brief description and a link to a free article or report on the cases were chosen in conjunction with the editors of the Oxford Reports on International choices were intended to showcase the variety of international, regional, and national mechanisms and fora for adjudicating human rights .


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