Human Rights Talks Absent from ASEAN Summit

Much of the recent ASEAN summit was focused on political snubbing between Donald Trump and the region, an Asian trade agreement, and the South China Sea dispute, but one topic was not a priority: human rights.

So says the ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights organization, (APHR) which lamented the rise of authoritarianism in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. 

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Ha Nguyen