The human rights situation is worsening in Southeast Asia, as seen in developments ranging from state-sponsored ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, to Duterte's drug war in the Philippines, as well as the continued harassment of religious minorities in Indonesia. Join NYSEAN for a panel discussion with experts from Human Rights Watch and the Yale Law School as they give their assessments of the current state of human rights in the region.
Katherine Munyan, Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, Yale University.
Phil Robertson, Deputy Director, Asia's Division Deputy Director, Human Rights Watch
Andreas Harsono, Indonesia Researcher, Human Rights Watch
Carlos Conde, Philippines Researcher, Human Rights Watch
Margaret Scott, Adjunct Associate Professor, NYU Wagner School of Public Service
Hosted by NYSEAN, Columbia Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and Southeast Asian Students Initiative at Columbia University.