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Groups slam Asean watchdog for being toothless, secretive

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The Asean human rights body has remained secretive and toothless in its work, a review of the three-year-old regional body has found. 

A network of Asean civil society organisations unveiled its review of the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) yesterday.

The evaluation was in a 190-page study called "Still Window-Dressing", the third critical assessment of the AICHR's work since 2011.

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