ASEAN: Environmental Rights = Human Rights

Photo | November 16, 2012

The activists from the Khmer Youth Association, the People Center for Development and Peace and Greenpeace display a banner that reads “Environmental Rights = Human Rights.” in the eve of the opening of the 21st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations at the Water Festival Stage in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.The activists are urging their leaders to protect the rights of the people and the environment as the region pursues a single economic community in an era of runaway climate change.