The most important human rights events in East Asia in the last year
Rapporteur- Farbod Dehghani: though East Asia was quiet compared to other regions of the world, but also very important and decisive events took place in the region.
With the arrival of the new government in Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims hope that the conditions will be better, but what actually happened? Not only the pressure didn’t decrease, violence has also significantly increased.
These actions not only provoked harsh criticism from the international community, Myanmar's relations with other ASEAN members, especially between Malaysia and Indonesia went extremely dark. Wide protests were held in Malaysia.
In Australia, the government tightened its immigration policy, bad-treatment of migrants who have sacrificed their lives to come to Australia, spurred wide criticism. Number of refugees lost their lives due to tragic circumstances camps, and other areas in New Gino.
In South Korea, administrative corruption scourges eventually the ruling party. Following the news that stated a close friend of the president's involvement in government decisions, the streets of Seoul and other cities of the country widespread protests and millions of people. Protests continued to the extent that the parliament, removed president.
Philippines where is traditionally a basis for America in the region also faced with major changes. When Rodrigo Duterte was elected as the president of the Philippines, he took strong anti-American policies and, in turn, followed closely Russia and China.
On the other hand, the war against drug traffickers, leading to a confrontation with Europe and America. More than 5,000 people have so far lost their lives in this country.
President of the Republic of the Philippines who waged a bloody war against crime justify mass murder, drug users stressed, the victims are not human.