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HUMAN RIGHTS IN ASEAN Briefing Materials for the US-ASEAN Summit Sunnylands Estate, California, February 15-16, 2016

Summary............................................................................................................................... 1 I. Burma ............................................................................................................................... 6

II. Cambodia ........................................................................................................................ 14

III. Indonesia ...................................................................................................................... 20

IV. Laos .............................................................................................................................. 26

V. Malaysia ........................................................................................................................ 32

VI. Philippines .................................................................................................................... 39

VII. Singapore .................................................................................................................... 43

VIII. Thailand ...................................................................................................................... 48

XI. Vietnam.......................................................................................................................... 57

Appendix I: Letter from HRW to President Obama re: ASEAN Summit ................................. 63

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HUMAN RIGHTS IN ASEAN Briefing Materials for the US-ASEAN Summit Sunnylands Estate, California, February 15-16, 2016

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled over Cambodia for more than 30 years, using violence, intimidation, and politically motivated arrests and prosecutions against all perceived opponents.

Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-Ocha of Thailand, who took power in a 2014 military coup, has presided over a relentless crackdown on peaceful dissent and assembly.

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© 2014 Reuters/Damir Sagolj

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