Wednesday, November 25, 2009

ASIA—REPORT RELEASED DESCRIBING PROBLEMS FACING AIDS NGOS

Asia Catalyst has released a reportdetailing restrictions on NGO registration, censorship, harassment and imprisonment of AIDS activists in Cambodia, China, Myanmar and Vietnam.  In its press release accompanying the report, Asia Catalyst said that despite pledges by world leaders and the UN to support civil society, AIDS NGOs face heavy restrictions in those countries; the report was released for World AIDS Day.  Asia Catalyst also noted that three AIDS activists – Hu Jia (China), Than Naing (Myanmar) and Wengdue (China/Tibet) -- are in prison, and called for their immediate release.

 

 

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