Asean can't keep ignoring mass atrocities

Asean can't keep ignoring mass atrocities

A security officer inspects the scene where a bomb went off at Pimolchai fresh food market in Yala this January. Muhamad Ayub Pathan
A security officer inspects the scene where a bomb went off at Pimolchai fresh food market in Yala this January. Muhamad Ayub Pathan

Since its inception in 1967, Asean as a regional intergovernmental organisation has consistently promoted its cooperation on economic, political, security, military, educational and socio-cultural aspects among its members.

Asean is committed to promoting regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter.

However, in its long and dynamic history, the regional bloc has racked up a number of unenviable records.

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