SocDem Asia Statement on the Execution of Pro-Democracy Activists by the Myanmar Military Junta
Wednesday, 27 July 2022
The Network of Social Democracy in Asia (SocDem Asia) strongly condemns the recent executions of democracy and human rights activists Phyo Zeya Thaw, Kyaw Min Yu, Hla Myo Aung, and Aung Thura Zaw by the military regime in Myanmar. This heinous action committed by the military regime is the latest, but not the last, act of terror and brutality it has unleashed on the peoples of Myanmar. One…
SOCDEM ASIA STATEMENT CONGRATULATING THE SHAN NATIONALITIES LEAGUE FOR DEMOCRACY ON THEIR NATIONAL CONGRESS
Thursday, 26 May 2022
The Network of Social Democracy in Asia, composed of 14 progressive parties across 11 countries in Asia expresses its warmest congratulations to the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) on its 2022 National Congress!
The continuing military junta in Burma/Myanmar is a direct upfront to democracy and a grave threat to its people. In previous statements issued by Socdem Asia…
Defend Democracy Working Group Meeting
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
SocDem Asia member parties and partners met in Bangkok from 18-20 May for the Defend Democracy Working Group, the first face to face activity in two years, to discuss the challenges and lessons faced by the region's democratic struggles in the past years with the rise of authoritarianism, COVID-19 pandemic, and economic crises.
The event emphasized the shared struggles faced by Asia's…