• Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    America is trampling civil rights to win trade war
    Re: “Chinese irony: Huawei chief screams about her ‘civil rights’” and “Huawei’s hilarious state of affairs”, Have Your Say, March 5 and March 9.
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  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    Chinese irony: Huawei chief screams about her ‘civil rights’
    Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO, has now sued Canada’s government for “serious breaches” of her civil rights in arresting her at Vancouver airport last year. 
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  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:54
    Civil rights groups call for Facebook board overhaul
    Dozens of civil rights groups on Tuesday called on Facebook to purge Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg from its board for blunders including "weaponizing anti-Semitism."
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
    Junta gets thumbs-down in varsity survey
    A survey of 2,175 university students found that most respondents believed the military coup did not solve the country’s problems, and the performance of the General Prayut Chan-o-cha-led government during the past four years was “bad or very bad”, according to the poll by the Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights.
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 01:00
    Tentacles of Turkey’s growing autocracy reach Thailand 
    Turkish democracy developed too rapidly in the early years of this century,” says a Bangkok-based technology expert from Istanbul, who wishes to be known only as Erdem, as he is one of thousands of expat Turks around the world denied their civil rights by the autocratic regime of President Recep Erdogan.
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:45
    Academic network calls on junta to drop charges against activists, accuses them of ‘abuse of power’
    The Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights on Thursday called for the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to immediately drop charges against activists accused of calling on the junta to allow for more public participation.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00
    NCPO launches legal action against marchers
    People go network leaders defiant after being summonsed over civil rights rally
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:48
    ‘People’s march’ activists filtered through police checkpoint
    Organisers of the “We Walk” march from Bangkok to Khon Kaen say they came under police pressure starting at 4am yesterday, the second day of the event meant to bolster civil rights.
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:01
    New York AG investigates Weinstein Company: media
    New York's state attorney general has opened a sweeping investigation into potential gender discrimination and civil rights violations at the Weinstein Company, US media reported Monday.
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  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:13
    Clooneys donate $1 mn to combat hate groups after Charlottesville
    NEW YORK - In the wake of deadly violence following a white supremacist rally, George and Amal Clooney have donated $1 million to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights advocacy organization that monitors hate groups.
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  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:33
    Barrier-breaking US comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84
    WASHINGTON - US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers as a performer in the era of segregation and challenged racism through searing humor, died Saturday night, his family said. He was 84.
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  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:46
    Academics deny conduction ‘staged political activity’ on campus
    Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights (TANC) issued a statement on Wednesday insisting on freedom of expression and the right to peaceful gatherings.
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  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:24
    France outlines tough new anti-terrorism law
    PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron's government on Thursday set out a tough new anti-terrorism law that has already faced protests from civil rights groups.
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  • Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:18
    Thai academic group asks Mahidol University to halt disciplinary action against lecturers
    Thai Academic Network For Civil Rights (TANC) expressed disappointment over Mahidol University’s statement deemed a violation of academic freedom and championing the junta’s interests, calling for the university to stop taking disciplinary procedure against the embattled scholars and argue logically instead.
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  • Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:00
    Phasuk snubbed for spot on sub-panel
    PROMINENT Chulalongkorn University economics professor Phasuk Pongpaijit yesterday revealed that she had not been contacted to join one of the government’s reconciliation preparation committee’ sub-panels, but would have declined if asked.
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