[Blog] The most outrageous use of “Doublespeak”: The People’s Daily as the warmonger mouthpiece of China’s so-called ‘Communist Party’ by Jose Mario De Vega

The most outrageous use of “Doublespeak”: The People’s Daily as the warmonger mouthpiece of China’s so-called ‘Communist Party’ I refer to the Reuter’s “China media warn’s Philippines of “counterstrike” in South China Sea”, June 29th. As reported by Sui-Lee Wee and edited by Michael Perry: “China’s state media warned on Saturday that a “counterstrike” against…

[Statement] AFAD@15: An Arduous Journey Under a Crystal Clear Sky

AFAD 15th Anniversary Statement 4 June 2013 AFAD@15: An Arduous Journey Under a Crystal Clear Sky 4 June 2013 – A decade and a half have passed since the founding of the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD). Many Asian governments continue the practice of making people disappear while past cases remain unresolved. While they…

[Statement] Thirteen Years of Struggle: Our Choice, Our Responsibility – AFAD

4 June 2011 – Today, we commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), a regional federation of organizations and human rights advocates working directly on the issue of enforced disappearance. Thirteen years ago, the federation came into being as a regional response to enforced disappearances in the Asian continent.  Inspired…