ASEAN: Environmental Rights = Human Rights

Photo | November 16, 2012

His Excellency Suth Dina, Undersecretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia and a personal adviser to the Prime Minister Hun Sen (center in brown) receives the a letter with a diplomatic communique from the activists from Khmer Youth Association, the People Center for Development and Peace and Greenpeace in the eve of the opening of the 21st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations at the Independence Monument 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.