• Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:43
    K-pop group BTS denounced by Jewish human rights organisation for Nazi-like gear
    TOKYO - The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights organization based in the United States, issued a statement Sunday denouncing South Korean boy band BTS for wearing hats with a logo similar to a Nazi symbol and flying Nazi-like flags at a concert in the past.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:29
    Army guilty of abusing rights, says NHRC
    Saying the beating of military draftees is a violation of their rights, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the Army to set guidelines for appropriate ways to punish infractions.
    national
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:15
    China rights record in spotlight at UN review
    China's mass detainment of ethnic Uighurs and its crackdown on civil liberties will likely figure high on the agenda Tuesday when countries meet at the UN in Geneva to review Beijing's rights record.
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  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Experts express scepticism over free and fair election
    AS THE COUNTRY counts down towards the next general election, speakers at a panel discussion yesterday widely held the opinion that a free and fair national vote without the influence of the ruling junta seems unlikely.
    politics
  • Sun, 04 Nov 2018 16:35
    Rights groups press for rehabilitation of Karen in national park
    Several human rights organisations have demanded that the government allow ethnic Karen to return to their old community site inside the Kaeng Krachan National Park.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:11
    Asean lawmakers urge governments to protect journalists
    The Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) on Friday appealed to governments in Southeast Asia to check growing attacks on press freedom and punish those responsible for killing journalists.
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  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 09:50
    EU threatens to slap sanctions
    Asks Myanmar to address widespread human rights violations against Rohingyas
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:55
    Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally: study
    Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power, a human rights watchdog study found Thursday.
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  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:14
    ‘Immigration raids continue’ despite Bangkok’s promises
    Thirty Cambodian nationals from the Jarai minority group, also known as Montagnards, including 13 children, have been arrested and are being detained in Bangkok, a human rights NGO official there told The Post on Monday. They face deportation.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:22
    Prayut urged to take action against Nonthaburi hotel's Nazi-themed room
    An international Jewish human rights organisation has urged Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to take action against a hotel in Nonthaburi to change its Nazi-themed room immediately.
    national
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:31
    Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters' release
    Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release.
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  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai Union committed to help Thailand deal with sustainable fishing challenges
    THAILAND’S progress in promoting human rights in the fishing industry will be addressed in a panel session on modern slavery and human trafficking at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today in New York.
    business
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:16
    Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia
    An Australian filmmaker who received a royal pardon from Cambodia will be deported Saturday, immigration officials said, a day after he was released from a six-year sentence in a case Human Rights Watch has called "a ludicrous charade".
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  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    NHRC to probe Army’s ‘special measures’ in Pattani district
    THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken up a complaint by Pattani residents against the Fourth Army Region’s declaration of “special control zones” in Nong Chik district.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    Probe into misappropriation of funds for disabled sought
    A REPRESENTATIVE of people with disabilities yesterday petitioned the Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to probe various associations advocating the cause of those with disability amid allegations that they had siphoned off as much as Bt1.5 billion a year from training/seminar expenses and funds for employing the disabled.
    national
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