Asia Democracy Network: Celebrating International Democracy Day

Asia Democracy Network: Celebrating International Democracy Day

A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia

Candlelight Movement in Gwanghwamun Square, Seoul | Image by Shim Hyun-chul via Korea Times

The Asia Democracy Network welcomes the celebration of International Democracy day extending appreciation and solidarity to all democracy advocates who stand for democratic principles around the world.

Image by Jett Goldsmith via Crashonline
Image by Nyheder via Reuters

Globally we are seeing a regress in the public’s faith in democracy and its principles, which raises much alarm as with the decline of democracy, we are witnessing a decline in upholding fundamental rights. However, there is still much hope for the sustainability of democracy. That hope would be the strong civil society that is still present across Asia ready to continue the movement for human rights and democracy.

Please click on this link to read more about Asia Democracy Network’s “A Hope for Better Democracy in Asia” and get snapshots of the current democracy situation in the region.




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