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Human Rights Lawyer To Face Thai Police Charges

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ANOTHER TEST FOR THAILAND’S JUSTICE SYSTEM Human Rights Lawyer Sirikan Charoensiri will tomorrow (Tuesday) report to police who say they are now bringing charges against her for her part in representing students of the New Democracy Movement. The 14 students were arrested last June making a peaceful protest to mark the military junta’s one year in power. This appears to …

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HACKERS SUPPORT WITHERIDGE FAMILY – THAI COURT SYSTEM ATTACKED

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HACKERS SUPPORT WITHERIDGE FAMILY – COURTS OF JUSTICE WEBSITES DOWN ‘SORRY WEBSITE IS BEING UPDATES The international hackers group ‘Anonymous’ launched a second attack on the Thai government early today Thai time taking down some 297 sites run by the country’s Courts of justice. Protesting against the guilty verdicts on two young Burmese for the murder of Britons Hannah Witheridge …

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THE KOH TAO MURDERS – IF THE VERDICT WAS WRONG TIME WILL NOT TELL

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By the six o’clock BBC evening news in London yesterday the mews that Wai Phyo and Zaw Lin had been found guilty and sentenced to death for the Koh Tao murders was well down the agenda, coming after a car crash with one fatality, floods in Cumbria and a bus crash with no fatalities. Any doubt about the prosecution of …

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MANGO MIGRANTS AND TERRORIST ROUTE INTO THAILAND?

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Finnwatch – the consumer rights organization which brewed up a storm over the mistreatment of Burmese migrant labour at Natural Fruit’s pineapple processing plant in Prachuap Khiri Kan is at it again – this time attacking working conditions of Burmese in factories supplying to one of Finland’s cut price supermarket chains. In a report rather weakly titled: ‘On the Borderline …

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Thailand's Human Trafficking Revealed

In General Prayuth Chan-ocha, Human Rights Abuses, Human Rights Watch, Investigations, Rohingya by Andrew Drummond4 Comments

CREDIBILITY OF THAILAND’S MILITARY GOVERNMENT – DESTROYED AT A SINGLE STROKE   A Thai General has revealed the sham of Thailand’s so called investigation into human trafficking after he fled to Australia to seek political asylum. Major General Paween Pongsirin the man appointed to conduct an investigation into the trafficking of Rohingyas from Burma after an international outcry has revealed …

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COMING SOON AT THE FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS CLUB OF THAILAND

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NOT A LOT IT SEEMS Three programmes have crashed over the last month at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand – or rather they have been cancelled at the orders of the current Thai military government. The latest a few hours ago was to have been a presentation by Human Rights Watch on the ill-treatment of the Montagnards of Vietnam …

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WAR CRIMES IN ASIA – CHEA SIM DIES AMID CONTROVERSY

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Chea Sim Human Rights Watch says that the death this week of Chea Sim former President of the Cambodian People’s Party, and like Cambodian strongman Hun Sen, a former battalion commander in the Khmer Rouge, should spur people on to make renewed efforts to bring the remaining Khmer Rouge leaders to justice. Hun Sen satirised on a Cambodianwebiste HRW says …

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THAILAND’S ROLLING CRACK DOWN ON DEMOCRACY

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Human Rights Watch today called for charges to be dropped against critics who were charged yesterday for violating the ban on criminal activity after being arrested on February for holding a mock election at the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre on February 14th. The four will face the Bangkok Military Court in what HRW described as a ‘rolling crack down on civil and …