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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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APRN Biennial Research Conference 2019 Statement

December 4, 2019

Defend Lands, Sovereign Rights, and Territories againstMilitarism and Aggression!Reclaim Shrinking Civic Spaces and Struggle for People’s Rights!Resist Imperialist Plunder and Strengthen Communities thatAdvance Development Justice! We, the participants from 33 people’s organizations working with workers, women, farmers, fisherfolk, Dalits, indigenous peoples, migrants, refugees, youth, human rights defenders, and anti-war activists in 14 countries across the […]

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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 Condemns Attacks Against Activists in the Philippines

November 6, 2019

Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN), the leading research network in the region, strongly condemns the illegal arrest and detention of 57 activists in Bacolod City, Negros last October 31. The Philippine National Police (PNP) conducted simultaneous raids at offices of Bayan Muna (People First), GABRIELA – National Women’s Alliance, Kilusang Mayo Uno (May First Movement […]

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People’s Forum Statement on the 14th East Asia Summit

November 5, 2019

We, participants from civil society organizations and people’s movements in Asia Pacific gathered in Bangkok, Thailand on the occasion of the 14th East Asia Summit to discuss the implications of the its agenda, how it will affect the people and our actions in the spirit of people’s solidarity.  The EAS is a leaders-only meeting of […]

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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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