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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2251

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APHR member jailed in Malaysia amidst regional trend of attacks on opposition

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) expressed concern over the jailing of one of its members from Malaysia, saying the move signaled dark days ahead for the country heading into upcoming national polls and comes in the context of a regional trend of attacks on opposition lawmakers.

Chua Tian Chang -  better known as Tian Chua, an opposition member of the Malaysian Parliament
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Students with less cognitive ability likely to make more mistakes than those with greater ability – Prof. Carlo Fonseka

The purpose of the Sri Lanka Medical Council is protecting health care seekers by ensuring the maintenance of academic and professional standards, discipline and ethical practice by health professionals who are registered with it.

Professor Carlo Fonseka - Former President, Medical Council
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On Burma/Myanmar: UN Human Rights Council shies away from its mandate

Human Rights Council on Burma/Myanmar fell short of meeting the body’s mandate to respond promptly to human rights emergencies and prevent human rights violations.

R. Iniyan Ilango -  UN Advocacy Programme Manager at Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA).
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