Wed, 26 Sep 2018 06:12
Workers in Qatar World Cup final city went unpaid for months: Amnesty
Dozens of migrants working on Qatar's $45 billion World Cup final city of Lusail have gone unpaid for months, Amnesty International said Wednesday, the latest rights accusation against the 2022 tournament host.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Film reminds society to set love free, break gender chains
WITH ITS LGBT theme, a Thai film that first premiered in 2012 has not become rusty with time. That’s why Amnesty Thailand recently chose to screen “Mai Dai Khor Hai Ma Rak” (“It Gets Better”) to highlight its message about something to which Thai society has largely turned a blind eye.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:28
Amnesty slams Myanmar court ruling against Reuters journalists
Amnesty International on Monday described as “appalling” a Myanmar court’s verdict which saw two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail for breaching the Official Secrets Act during an investigation into a massacre of Rohingya men.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:32
Pacific leaders urged to demand end to Australia's refugee camps
Amnesty International joined 80 other NGOs on Thursday in urging Pacific leaders demand the closure of an Australian-funded immigration detention camp on Nauru when they meet in the tiny island nation next week.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:00
Making the case for equality
The disappearance of Karen environmentalist Billy Rakchongcharoen and the problems faced by his wife in getting the authorities to look into his case are portrayed in a short film
movie & TV
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
Hordes of expats living visa-free in Thailand – would an amnesty help?
Re: “German man arrested for NINETEEN year overstay”, ThaiVisa, yesterday.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:07
Myanmar military leaders guilty of 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty
Myanmar's military chief and other top brass have been accused by Amnesty International of crimes against humanity for overseeing a "systematic" attack against Rohingya Muslims, according to a report by the rights group Wednesday calling for prosecution at the International Criminal Court.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:10
May called to quiz Prayut on human rights
Ahead of visit from the Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Amnesty International has called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to convey her deep concern at the deteriorating human rights situation in the country.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:23
Amnesty International condemns execution in Thailand
Amnesty International on Tuesday condemned the execution of a 26-year-old murderer in Thailand.
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:00
Getting a glimpse of refugee’s life
Amnesty International Thailand organises an exhibition, “The Past, The Present and The Future: Stories of Hope for Refugees”, to raise the awareness about the situation of refugees in Thailand at Siam Square One from now until this Sunday, from 11.30am to 9pm.
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
Philippines plans tax amnesty in next April
THE Philippine government is planning to implement the much-awaited tax amnesty in April next year to coincide with the deadline of filing of income tax returns, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said.
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
Junta rejects Amnesty plea to end action against protesters
THE JUNTA yesterday rejected an Amnesty International call for the government to end legal action against pro-election protesters, saying that sparing lawbreakers was beyond its power.
Thu, 31 May 2018 16:29
Junta rejects Amnesty appeal for protesters
The junta on Thursday rejected an Amnesty International call to ending legal action against pro-election protesters, saying that sparing lawbreakers was beyond its power.
Wed, 23 May 2018 15:17
Urgent : Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in last year's turmoil: Amnesty
Yangon - Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said Wednesday in a report that sheds fresh light on the complex ethnic rivalries in the state.
Tue, 22 May 2018 19:24
Amnesty demands early lifting of restrictions on political activities
Amnesty International on Tuesday demanded that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) fulfil its promise to lift restrictions on political activities – in place since the 2014 coup – and remove them by the end of June.