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Human Rights in ASEAN: Online Platform (HRA-OP) is a one-stop online platform consolidating advocacy materials and information related to human rights in ASEAN. HRA-OP is designed as a platform for sharing of information among CSOs and lawyers in ASEAN Member States. Through compiling and allowing for the sharing of information on the ASEAN human rights institutions and regional human rights issues, HRA-OP aims to increase collaboration between CSOs, lawyers, and other actors that work to promote and protect human rights in ASEAN. HRA-OP is the result of a joint initiative between the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI).

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Organization logo: Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR)

Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) is a non-profit organization based in Jakarta, Indonesia, working to strengthen accountability and respect for human rights in the Asia Pacific region. AJAR focuses its work in countries attempting to build a stable democratic base following prolonged conflict, dictatorships and authoritarian regimes. AJAR believes that peace and democracy can only…

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Advocacy  |   Article  |   openDemocracy 

This article details the strategic advantage of nonviolent resistance in fighting corruption by examining anti-corruption efforts among civilians in Indonesia and Kenya. The author concludes that corruption will persist globally as long as people do not become a nonviolent force for fighting such injustice.

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