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…
SocDem Asia Statement of Condolences on the passing of SNLD Leader Khun Htun Oo
Monday, 2 May 2022
Awarded Nationalities Hero Prize by the United Nationalities Alliance of Burma/Myanmar, Prisoner of Conscience by the Amnesty International, the leader of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy Khun Htun Oo, was sentenced for a total of 93 years of imprisonment by the military junta for standing up for the rigths of the ethnic people and the democratic union.
Khun Htun Oo devoted…