ASEAN People Forum 2011
Ciputra Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Joint Statement of Cambodian and Thai Civil Society Organizations
In the occasion of gathering of ASEAN People Forum, Cambodian and Thai Civil Society Organizations have viewed as follows:
The simmering tensions at the Cambodian-Thailand border have erupted, as soldiers from both sides have been exchanging shells and bullets. With continued fighting, villagers from border communities in both countries face great risks and are being displaced. As bilateral talks have proven ineffective, it is crucial for ASEAN leaders to play a leading role in ending the conflict.