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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2792

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ASEAN Parliamentarians call for a focus on rights in regional trade talks

Officials from ASEAN member states and other countries meeting in India this week for negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) should take steps to ensure that the trade deal safeguards human rights, Southeast Asian lawmakers said today.

 Charles Santiago - APHR Chairperson
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President & Former President on Nallur Shooting

While President Maithripala Sirisena has condemned the killing of a police sergeant and promised action to protect judges, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has cautioned that the shooting incident should not be taken lightly.

Maithri  &  Mahinda - Concerned or unconcerned??
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