[Press Release] Internationally coordinated protest @ Australian embassy: Militants back East Timor demand for fair maritime border -PM

Internationally coordinated protest @ Australian embassy: Militants back East Timor demand for fair maritime border As part of an internationally coordinated series of protest actions, militants rallied at the Australian embassy today to demand that Australia establish a fair maritime border according to UNCLOS and international law. Similar to the dispute over the West Philippine…

[Statement] AFAD remembers and honors the men, women and children victims of enforced disappearance in Asia and the world

AFAD REMEMBERS AND HONORS THE MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN VICTIMS OF ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE IN ASIA AND THE WORLD On the 32nd year of the commemoration of the International Week of the Disappeared, the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) joins the families and friends of victims of enforced disappearance in remembering, paying tribute and restoring…

Event! Forum-Western Sahara Solidarity Take Action!-“Like two drops of water: the questions of East Timor and Western Sahara”

Human rights abuses perpetrated by the Moroccan regime against Saharawi workers and the the rest of its people have to be addressed.  Recent violence in Western Sahara demonstrates an urgent need for human rights monitoring to avoid further instability.  Moreover, the United Nations is failing its responsibility to protect the victims of the conflict.  It…