COLAP strongly condemns Military coup in Myanmar COLAP strongly condemns the February 1st, 2021 Coup by the Myanmar military and the detention of National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi and its members.

Myanmar's constitution allows the military officers to occupy 25% of the parliament seats; the NLD has been trying to amend this constitution. The coup's background is that the military felt threatened by the NLD's overwhelming victory in the general election in November 2020. Overturn of the election results by violence...

The Confederation of Lawyers of Asia and the Pacific-COLAP condemns the South Korean government’s illegal and unreasonable detention of Kim Ryon-hee, a Pyongyang citizen, and we convey our request as follows.

1. The South Korean government does not connive and prolong the pain and misfortune of Pyongyang Citizen Kim Ryon-hee, who is forced to break up with their North Korean families and North Korean restaurant employees who were kidnapped. We urge the South Korean government to engage in inter-Korean dialogues to resolve...

Immediately stop the nuclear war exercise against North Korea and withdraw the US troops, which is the root of all evil!

The frequency of the maneuvering nuclear war against North Korea has increased since the Biden administration. Recently, the major U.S. military reconnaissance assets have been deployed around the Korean Peninsula. According to the military authorities on the 16th, The RC-135S Cobra Ball, a US Air Force special reconnaissance aircraft, appeared in the West...