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Mr. Edmund Bon

Mr. Edmund Bon

Mr. Edmond Bon read law at University College London and has a Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University.

Lawyer
AmerBon & Associates

About this Speaker

Mr. Edmond Bon read law at University College London and has a Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University. He has been practising in Malaysia as a lawyer since 1997. Increasingly, AmerBON, Advocates, has been advising on human rights issues that intersect with businesses: labour, disability, women and the environment. AmerBon recently completed a Malaysian study on the use of “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” (SLAPPs) against human rights defenders. Acting for trade and sector-specific associations as well as international organisations, AmerBon has conducted human rights audits, led remediation exercises and undertaken evaluations on sustainability compliance. Mr. Edmund Bon also co-founded the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism & Human Rights (MCCHR) that takes up human rights cases and builds social movements. He spent three years – 2016, 2017 and 2018 – as Malaysia’s Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) based out of the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Currently, Mr. Bon is attempting to complete autoethnography accounts of loyarburok.com, the MCCHR and the AICHR.

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