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Resist the US War of Aggression in Iran – APRN

January 14, 2020

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) strongly condemns the assassination of Iranian general Qassem Suleimani. General Suleimani was assassinated via US drone strike. The killing of Suleimani fueled another imperialist aggression of US in Western Asia. Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi revealed on Sunday that Suleimani was on a peace mission to de-escalate the tension involving […]

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APRN Newsletter 2019 – 4th Quarter

January 8, 2020

Inside stories: Resist Militarism and State Fascism. People’s rights now! Photo Essay: #StopTheAttacks APRN research conference on military conflicts in the Asia Pacific region People’s forum statement on the 14th East Asia Summit

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Free Ashraf Aram! Free all political prisoners in Palestine! – APRN

November 21, 2019

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) strongly condemns the arbitrary arrest of Ashraf Abu Aram by the Israeli authorities on November 7th at Al Karama border crossing. Mr. Aram, 32, a human rights defender and advocacy officer of Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO), was brutally arrested and detained upon his return from the APRN training of trainers […]

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APRN Newsletter 2019 – 2nd and 3rd Quarter

October 30, 2019

Inside stories: False sense of development? International networks scrutinize China’s belt and road initiative Beyond Istanbul: Redefining and owning the concept of development effectiveness for CSOs Encapsulating the People Over Profit network’s advocacy and strategy meeting

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Strengthen peoples’ movements to resist fascist attacks and corporate plunder!

September 23, 2019

People Over Profit Network Closing Statement The People Over Profit Network, a global campaign network of people’s organizations and non-governmental organizations that resists corporate plunder and neoliberal trade and investment, congratulates all the organizations of Southeast Asia for holding the 2019 ASEAN Peoples Forum (APF) in Thailand.  Amid the attempt of state actors, particularly of […]

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Quo Vadis Goal 16? Civil society reviews the state of peace, justice, and inclusion in Asia Pacific

April 15, 2019

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN), in partnership with Asia Pacific Regional Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (APRCEM), held the panel discussion titled “Quo Vadis Goal 16?” at the Asia Pacific People’s Forum on Sustainable Development 2019 (APPFSD) on March 25 in Bangkok. Thirty five (35) participants from regional and national CSOs, people’s organizations, UN agencies and […]

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Activists, CSOs bolster call to reject RCEP in Bali negotiations

February 25, 2019

Carrying placards calling for the rejection of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), activists managed to slip past the tight security of Nusa Dua Complex in Bali, Indonesia to conduct a protest in front of the Bali International Convention Center where the RCEP Trade Negotiating Committee is holding its 25th negotiation round. Joining the […]

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NEWS:​ Int’l, Indonesian movements to resist IMF-WB Annual Meetings, corporatization of dev’t

August 29, 2018

On October 8 to 14, people’s movements and civil society organisations will gather at the People’s Conference against IMF-World Bank in Bali, Indonesia, as the Annual Meetings run from October 12-14. ​An independent, people-led initiative, the Conference will register peoples’ resistance on how the IMF-WB promotes the capture of resources, economies, and global rulemaking by […]

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Today is the 73rd Anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima

August 6, 2018

Today we commemorate the 73rd year since the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. The death toll in the first hours after the bomb was dropped is estimated at 75,000 to 80,000. Many of those who survived the immediate blast died shortly afterwards from fatal burns and other serious complications caused by radiation. This […]

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