Statements/Press Releases

Defend the Defenders!Resist state-sponsored terror against rights workers and advocates in...

The Asia Pacific Research Network is one with civil society and peoples’ movements in the Philippines in condemning the Philippine Government for tagging as...

Changed Acronyms, Same Neoliberal Ruse: The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement...

by People Over Profit  The struggle to stop the Transpacific Partnership Agreement continues amid efforts to revive the zombie free trade deal. On Nov 11 2017,...

Alert: Argentina bans Civil Society from WTO Conference in Buenos Aires

Media Release Dec 1, 2017 Civil society slams Argentina’s repression of peoples’ voice at the WTO conference in Buenos Aires Global civil society network People Over Profit...

On the Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines: APRN expresses solidarity...

Photo by EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA, from https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154676795906169&set=pcb.10154676803481169&type=3&theater   On March 23, President Rodrigo Duterte declared Martial Law on the whole southern island of Mindanao, Philippines, after...

From TPP to RCEP: People always at the losing end

Civil society groups and social movements from Indonesia and across Asia Pacific warned of intensified land grabs and unemployment as the 16th round of negotiations for the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) begins in Indonesia from Dec 7-9, 2016.

Resist the Neoliberal ASEAN Integration, Build a Genuine People-Centred Regionalism

As the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) holds 28th and 29th summit concurrently with the 11th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Vientiane, Laos from 3-8 September 2016, civil society across Asia Pacific calls attention to the intensifying neoliberal agenda in the region as it seeks integration in the economic, political security, and socio-cultural spheres.

APRN in Solidarity with South Korean People vs US THAAD Missile...

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) supports the South Korean people in denouncing the proposed deployment of a United States anti-missile unit in their country. Citing so-called missile threats from Pyongyang, South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye recently announced plans to install the US-designed THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile defense system in Seongju County, North Gyeongsang Province.

Oppose US Military Bases in Japan! US Troops Out Now!

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) vehemently opposes the continued presence of US military troops in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan and condemns the Abe Administration's continued negligence to the voices of the Okinawan people that led to the recent murder and rape of a 20-year-old Okinawan woman by a former US Marine.

Justice for the Slain and Injured Kidapawan farmers, Resist the Growing...

The Asia Pacific Research Network (APRN) strongly condemns the recent brutal dispersal and the indiscriminate shootings of protesting farmers in Kidapawan, Cotabato, Philippines that left at least two (2) dead, hundreds injured and missing including women and children.

WTO ‘new issues’, for whose development?

Photo by Asia Pacific Research Network After the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) fell short of the people’s demand for a binding climate deal that...