ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Weak legal institutions and systems of justice mean citizens throughout Asia face challenges in resolving disputes, enforcing their rights, and accessing benefits. This week's blog highlights some of the most urgent justice and human rights stories as part of our 60th anniversary conversation around the critical issues facing Asia. Silas Everett and Koy Neam examine the contentious economic land concessions in the context of shifting public acceptance of Cambodia's inadequate protection of human rights. Kim McQuay writes on why constraints on access to justice fuel Thailand's Southern conflict, Todd Wassel introduces a new face of policing in Timor-Leste, and Maribel Buenaobra writes from Manila, where they are mobilizing a disability-inclusive 2016 presidential election. Read more.