Asean leaders hold hands during the opening ceremony of the 21st Asean and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh. Photo: Reuters Asean leaders hold hands during the opening ceremony of the 21st Asean and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh. Photo: Reuters
Asean leaders hold hands during the opening ceremony of the 21st Asean and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh. Photo: Reuters

Asean

Asean's human rights declaration criticised by US and others

Leaders sign human rights declaration, but Washington and NGOs object that loopholes included in deal could see violations continue

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Asean leaders hold hands during the opening ceremony of the 21st Asean and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh. Photo: Reuters Asean leaders hold hands during the opening ceremony of the 21st Asean and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh. Photo: Reuters
Asean leaders hold hands during the opening ceremony of the 21st Asean and East Asia summits in Phnom Penh. Photo: Reuters
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