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  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

“The World is Outraged”: Legitimacy in the Making of the ASEAN Human Rights Body

Why did ASEAN create a regional human rights body? The 2008 ASEAN Charter includes the “promotion and protection” of human rights among ASEAN’s Principles and Purposes. It also declared that ASEAN would establish a human rights body. This raises an empirical puzzle given the prevailing ASEAN norm of “non-interference in the internal affairs of one [...]