Indonesia and Malaysia ASEAN emphasise freedom of expression

Uncategorized Faizah Kamal 10-Dec-2019

The Indonesian and Malaysian representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) emphasised the importance of maintaining freedom of expression in the ASEAN.

World Human Rights Day is marked globally every year on December 10, and this was mentioned by Eric Paulsen, Representative of Malaysia to the AICHR, on Tuesday in a joint statement in Nusa Dua, Bali.

After the consultation in Bali on World Human Rights Day 2019 a joint statement was provided by the representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights for both Malaysia and Indonesia.

Paulsen stated that freedom of expression is a vital freedom that underpins all other human rights.