A regional NGO working to strengthen accountability and human rights in Asia-Pacific

Asia Justice and Rights believes that peace and democracy can only be sustained if impunity, corruption, denial of the truth about past violations are addressed. We aim to equip both local and national actors with the necessary skills, knowledge and resources for their long-term efforts to strengthen accountability.

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in Online and Offline Platform
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across Four Countries
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in Various Audiovisual Medium


Indonesia-Timor-Leste relations: Good neighbors and unfinished business

This article was published in the paper edition of The Jakarta Post with the title ” Indonesia-Timor-Leste relations: Good neighbors and unfinished business”. Click to read: https://www.thejakartapost.com/paper/2022/05/20/indonesia-timor-leste-relations-good-neighbors-and-unfinished-business.html. “Good fences make good neighbors,” writes Robert Frost in his renowned poem “Mending Wall”. Twenty…

Abolish the death penalty and halt its discriminatory use to punish same-sex sexual conduct

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, ILGA Asia and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) condemn the…

13 Years of Indonesian-Timor-Leste CTF Report; Indonesian-Timor Leste Community Initiative Responds to Limited Role of the State in Continuing KKP Recommendations

This online discussion event was held on 23rd July 2021 via Zoom. Watch the full event on our Youtube channel…

The Philippines: In the Dawn of the New Leadership, Transitional Justice Remains A Challenge

“Then one of the guys (military) told everyone to leave. So, I was left alone with him in that room….

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Strengthening regional transitional justice networks and south-south linkages

Asia Justice and Rights is strongly committed to linking countries transitioning from various situations where human rights violations have occurred — focusing our work in places attempting to build a stable democratic base following prolonged conflict or authoritarian rule.ngly committed to linking countries transitioning from various situations such as war, dictatorship or where human rights violations have occurred.

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Groundbreaking Research and Innovative Practices

Asia Justice and Rights produce publications drawing on years of experience working on conflict and peace-building. Alongside our partners, we have worked to document human rights violations, worked with transitional justice organisations and victims/survivors in order to know how to deal with the challenges of justice and rights.

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