Asia-Pacific Lawyers Oppose the Election of Harry Roque, Jr to the UN International Law Commission

The Confederation of Lawyers in Asia and the Pacific (COLAP) opposes the candidacy of Herminio “Harry” Roque, Jr, the spokesman of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, to the UN International Law Commission. COLAP stands in solidarity with the Human Rights defenders in the Philippines, and particularly, with its member, the National...

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...

COLAP Resolution on Rohingya Situation October 16th, 2021 COLAP condemns killing of Rohingya leader Mohibullah and crime against humanity committed by Myanmar military junta

The Confederation of Lawyers of Asia and Pacific (COLAP) has strongly condemns brutal murder of Rohingya community leader Mohibullah and seriously protest against ongoing crime against humanity committed by military junta of Myanmar. The COLAP adopted a resolution in this regard on the latest developments in Myanmar on 16th October...