Amnesty International Thailand would like to invite you to participate in youth panel discussion on “Sombath Somphone & Beyond: Human Rights Violation in the Mekong Region and its Impact on Mekong Youth” which will be held on 5 February 2013 from 15.30 – 19.30 at Laan Pridi, Thammasat University, Tha Prachan, Bangkok.
The Music for Peace and Youth Panel Discussion is part of the Project “Youth Perception on ASEAN and its implications on Youth”. The project aims to provide a space for young people who work for social change in the region to share information and experiences on regional concerns which relate to human rights violation like Enforced Disappearances or Freedom of Expression.
The Music for Peace and Youth Panel Discussion is organized by the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University in collaboration with Thai Volunteer Service, Justice for Peace, TERRA (Towards Ecological Recovery and Regional Alliance) and Amnesty International Thailand.
15.00 Registration / Peace of Cake & Peace of Art activities
15.30-16.00 Phupa TU Band: Songs for Peace
16.00-16.30 Music Video “Friendship for Peace without borders” by Saw Billy Thina Thor (Karen, Myanmar), Ushio Sittitral (Thai-Japanese) & Petch-Wean Kuankachorn from RSU Counservatory of Music
16.30-17.00 Toon TU Band : Song for Peace
17.00-17.15 Video Screening: People Testimony & Movement of finding Sombath Somphone-the Message of Mekong Youth
17.15-18.30 Youth panel discussion “Sombath Somphone & Beyond : Human Rights Violation in Mekong Region Impacts on Mekong Youth” By Pratupjit Neelapaijit from Justice for Peace foundation, Anuwat Promma from the Young Leadership for Social Change Program of TVS, Patchara Sungden from Mekong Peace Journey, Zau Lawt (Kachin) MA student in international development studies at Chulalongkorn University, Neang Sovathana (Cambodia) representative of Cambodian-Thai Exchange Program, Thi Anh Thu Nguyen (Vietnam) MA student in Southeast Asia Studied at Chulalongkorn University, and Nawaphon Supawitkul from Amnesty International Thailand
18.30-19.00 Hope Family: songs for Hope & Peace
19.00-19.30 Songs of Love across the border by Ushio Sittitrai and friends
> Join Flash Mob for Peace to send messages of love and encouragement to our friends in Laos, Mekong and ASEAN.
> Join URGENT ACTION: LAO CITIZEN ABDUCTED, NOT SEEN OR HEARD FROM (Write for Rights for Sombath Somphone) http://tinyurl.com/afuu3c7
TOGETHER, WE CAN END ALL FORMS OF VIOLENCE IN THIS SOCIETY.
Amnesty International Thailand
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