• Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:02:31
    Amnesty calls for death penalty axe
    Amnesty International has called on the Thai government to officially suspend the use of the death penalty to elevate the country’s development on human rights as stated in its road map.
    national
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Asean-Australia Summit urged to address Rohingya issue
    DESPITE limited possibility of leaders taking a strong position, Amnesty International (AI) yesterday urged the Asean-Australia Special Summit to speak up over the ongoing crimes targeting the Rohingya in Myanmar.
    politics
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar begins militarisation of the Rohingya homeland
    Myanmar is militarising Rakhine state at an alarming pace, building security bases and bulldozing Rohingya villages, making the voluntary, safe and dignified return of refugees an even more distant prospect, Amnesty International reported on Monday.
    opinion
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:59:44
    Myanmar erects security structures atop burned Rohingya land: Amnesty
    Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed Rohingya villages, Amnesty International said Monday, casting doubt on the country's plans to repatriate hundreds of thousands of refugees.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:28:45
    A society 'encouraged to hate'
    Amnesty says Rohingya crisis is its consequence, 'hate-filled rhetoric' of leaders threatens to normalise discrimination against marginalised groups
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Thailand ‘short of normal standards’
    Amnesty report says rights defenders are facing more intimidation from governments and businesses.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:31:25
    Amnesty asks supporters to petition for no further prosecution
    Amnesty International on Monday called for its supporters worldwide to write letters urging the Thai authorities to stop prosecuting pro-election MBK 39 activists, as well as any other Thais pursued as a result of performing peaceful assembly.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:35:38
    Amnesty International demands junta end crackdown on peaceful protests
    The Thai military government must end its far-reaching crackdown on peaceful demonstrations, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, as nine activists are facing criminal proceedings.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 02:09:13
    Pheu Thail MPs petition anti-graft body to drop probe
    Former Pheu Thai MPs, including Vorachai Hema, on Thursday filed a petition asking the National Anti Corruption Commission to drop its probe against 40 MPs for supporting the enactment of an amnesty bill in 2013.
    politics
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    AEC Feed
    Second Indonesia tax amnesty ruled out
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:25:16
    Amnesty condemns Egypt bill to criminalise homosexuality
    Amnesty International on Thursday condemned a draft bill in the Egyptian parliament that would criminalise homosexuality, in what the rights group called an "unprecedented homophobic crackdown".
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Amnesty chides govt as charges dropped against activists of South torture report
    THE PATTANI provincial prosecutor has formally ended a criminal defamation case against Amnesty International Thailand chairperson, Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, and two other human rights activists, Somchai Homla-or and Anchana Heemmina.
    national
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    A human rights-based way forward for Thailand
    Thailand’s militarised state routinely ignores leading human rights NGOs and supranational organisations such as Amnesty International and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
    opinion
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:22:52
    Amnesty says Myanmar military torching Rohingya villages
    DHAKA - Pressure on Myanmar soared as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the violence against Rohingya Muslims "unacceptable" and rights group Amnesty said on Friday is has evidence of the military's "systematic" torching of villages.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:44:09
    Anger as Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday ended an amnesty for 800,000 people brought illegally to the United States as minors, throwing their future in serious doubt and triggering fierce condemnation from across the political spectrum.
    Breaking News
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