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Video: MLAI: Building the Human Rights Movement in Southeast Asia

Law is a powerful took to change people’s lives. Law gives a voice to a community. Law adds legitimacy to advocacy.

Every year dozens of human rights and environmental justice advocates from the Mekong region and beyond come together to make a real change. EarthRights International launched the Mekong Legal Advocacy Institute (MLAI) in 2008 to provide a forum junior lawyers and campaigners to address social and environmental issues in the region and develop the understanding of public interest legal advocacy strategies.