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"Thailand is heading at full speed to a dark, dictatorial past," said Brad Adams, Asia director of the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch, noting that the country has gone from "democratic governance concerned about human rights to dictatorial military rule that systematically prosecutes and imprisons activists.".
The story is one of Thailand's most celebrated historical feats and the date of the combat is marked each year with a military parade on Jan. .... Hong Kong (AP) - A Hong Kong court sentenced democracy activist Joshua Wong to three months in jail Wednesday in a contempt case stemming from the 2014 ...

activists monitoring its enforcement found poor farmers bore the brunt of the order, leaving them at a huge disadvantage. The prime ... Gen Prayut also clarified his opinion yesterday that Thailand needs "Thai-ism democracy" after critics said this may not align with the democratic principles respected by the ...
Bangkok -- marijuana decriminalization activists Tuesday hailed news that cannabis will be grown legally for the first time in Thailand, possibly in the northeast. Rattapon Sanrak, founder of a group that advocates for cannabis legalization, said that although reported plans to build a plantation in Sakon ...
"Thailand is heading at full speed to a dark, dictatorial past," said Brad Adams, Asia director of the US-based Human Rights Watch, noting that the country has gone from "democratic governance concerned about human rights to dictatorial military rule that systematically prosecutes and imprisons activists". The junta has ...
Activist groups are inviting people to sign a petition calling for the annulment of 35 orders issued by the National Council for peace and Order they say violate people's rights. Their plan ... If the orders remained in effect, democracy would not be returned to Thailand despite the promise of a general election.
McDaniel, a former Willamette University student and president of the Akha Heritage Foundation, has been making headlines since the early 2000s when he began campaigning against the Thai government's treatment of the Akha hill tribe. While living in Thailand, McDaniel met Uaiyue, an Akha woman, ...
"Two defectors drowned, but 10 others swam back to Laos before arriving in Thailand on another boat. They are currently under the custody of Thai police," the activist said. The body of a defector in her 20s was found, but the other defector has yet to be located. The activist added most of the North Korean ...
Kalin Sarasin, chairman of the Thai Chamber of commerce (TCC), ... Kang, chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, ...
Of 25 ethnic minority Uyghurs from China who broke out of a Thai ... Thailand-based political activist Li Xiaolong said conditions are miserable inside ... In November 2015, Chongqing-based activists Dong Guangping and ...
When I arrived in Thailand, I was approached by a dark skin, thin Thai man who knew who I was and said his employers wanted to see me.
Gay Chinese tourists flock to Thailand for fun, acceptance ... 2001 and a crime until 1997, and authorities have arrested gay rights activists. ... While same-sex marriage is not officially recognised under Thai law, it is a widely ...
Nearly a dozen agents offer trips to Thailand for gay tourists, with ads ... of Thailand's office in New York launched its campaign "Go Thai Be ...
If you're traveling to somewhere like Thailand or South Africa, it can be tempting to sign up for an elephant-riding excursion. After all, not only ...
I'm writing now from Thailand, and I've recently reported in both .... Jatupat Boonpattaraksa, a Thai student activist who joined several peaceful ... activists turned to facebook for news reports from the Cambodia Daily and ...
Thai authorities should investigate the case of a 16-year-old Rohingya girl who died this month after spending more than three years in ...

Despite continuous Thai government efforts to delay, a decision will have to be ... block for 500-tonne Chinese riverboats past Thailand and all the way down to ... conservationists and civil rights activists, who have formed a ...
In recent years, Thai authorities have targeted many activists, human rights defenders, journalists and other members of Thailand's civil society ...
In recent years, Thai authorities have targeted many activists, human rights defenders, journalists, and other members of Thailand's civil society ...
Such a platform is highly desirable for many Thai activists, as it would allow them a better understanding of how to not only gauge local resident ...
Bangkok (AP) -- Thailand's army on Tuesday detained an activist who wrote on facebook that he would wear politically charged red clothing ...
HUAY HOM, Thailand -- Half a century has passed and the king is dead, ... Some Thai and foreign analysts and activists say the king impeded ...
facebook says its top executives aren't coming to Thailand, two days after ... A Thai court sentenced a prominent student activist to 2 ? years in ...
... against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, activists in Thailand ... "The patriarchy in Thailand is more dense and deeper than America," Jaded said. ... raped by a fellow activist in a story reported by Khaosod English.
Matteo Pistono, author of a biography of Sivaraksa, breaks down what the charges mean for Sivaraksa and the rest of Thailand.
There, he was refused entry and escorted to a plane to Thailand, where ... in London of the possibility of me trying to visit (the three activists) in ...
Thai law does not provide formal legal status to refugees and asylum-seekers. ... Four months later, Thailand forcibly returned two activists to China. In the past ...
An activist group has voiced concerns that Thailand will be forced to allow the use of more dangerous pesticides after Prime Minister Prayut ...
U.K. expat Rich Cramp and I sat in white plastic chairs on Nai Yang Beach in Phuket, Thailand, one afternoon this past June. With the sea ...
Thailand's Supreme Court told the leading members of the People's Alliance for democracy (PAD) to pay the money plus interest to the Airports ...
Anti-gold-mining activists on Monday submitted a petition to the Department of ... Wanpen Phromrangsan, an activist from Saraburi, emphasised that the DSI ... of such proceedings against Thailand on the allegation that the government had ... Thai contestant appeals for votes in Miss Universe 2017 contest.
Earlier that year a court in Thailand had ruled that a group of Uighurs ... activists say that Uighurs have experienced economic, cultural and ...
The other two are Dr Cherdchai Tantisirin, a former list MP of the Pheu Thai Party, and his wife Asst Prof Panwadee Tantisirin of Khon Kaen ...
NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand: Tears flow freely as Chumpol Thummai ... "The Two Brothers," that tells the story of two activists - including his brother ... of his left-wing activist brother after he was lynched by Thai royalists.
Thus, Gen Prayut's visit, amid outrage among human right activists that ... It is this side of the deal -- Thai overseas direct investment in the US ...
... active student, a prolific journalist, a political activist, a precise historian, a lecturer ... His contributions as a Thai historian had a great impact on many, both ... factions struggled to establish democracy in Thailand after the 1932 Siamese ... and in the wake of violent crackdowns on activists, he fled into the ...
These include Thailand's long-standing practice of using its navy to repel ... In 2015, at the height of the South East Asian "boat crisis," the Thai ... "Joseph" is a Pakistani Christian human rights activist who fled to Thailand with ...
Thai law does not provide formal legal status to refugees and asylum-seekers. ... Four months later, Thailand forcibly returned two activists to China. In the past ...
Last November, Chongqing-based activists Dong Guangping and Jiang ... "Everyone is very frightened, because the Thai authorities give us no ...
An activist group has voiced concerns that Thailand will be forced to allow the use of more dangerous pesticides after Prime Minister Prayut ...
An activist group has voiced concerns that Thailand will be forced to allow the use of more dangerous pesticides after Prime Minister Prayut ...
U.K. expat Rich Cramp and I sat in white plastic chairs on Nai Yang Beach in Phuket, Thailand, one afternoon this past June. With the sea ...
UN: Thailand among states punishing human rights activists ... Among the victims named in the report was Bahraini activist Ebtesam ...
UN: Thailand among states punishing human rights activists ... Among the victims named in the report was Bahraini activist Ebtesam ...
The UN Development Programme is honoring activists from Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, Brazil, Mali, Kenya, Indonesia, Thailand among ...
How an environmental activist Became a Pioneer for Climate .... cattle and rice fields of subsistence farmers in West Bengal or Thailand?
But make no mistake: by targeting these three young activists, both the Hong ... Only two days prior, another activist protesting authoritarianism in Asia ... Pai's nominal crime was to share a BBC Thai article about the new king, ...
Lessons from Thailand: Why student Activism Matters ... waged between the repressive regime and student activists, people like you and me. ... coverage in the international media, Thai activist Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal is also ...
Her attacker was Abhisit Sapnaphapan, a prominent activist with the New .... Despite gains in gender equality, Thailand's public life is steeped in deference ..... Wipawan Wongsawang, admin of Thai Consent, urged activists to ...


 

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