• Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:59
    Deadly Narathiwat temple attack a war crime, says HRW
    Human Rights Watch on Saturday said the deadly attack on civilians in a place of worship in Narathiwat province is a war crime.
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 15:19
    HRW appeals to Thailand against deporting Saudi teen
    Human Rights Watch on Monday called on Thai authorities to immediately halt the planned deportation of a Saudi woman who claimed she was fleeing domestic abuse and feared for their safety if forcibly returned to her home country.
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    HRW slams govt for extraditing labour activist
    THAILAND HAS totally ignored concerns raised by UN agencies and human-rights groups, Human Rights Watch (HRW)’s senior researcher Sunai Phasuk said yesterday, after the government deported a Cambodian asylum seeker, even though he is likely to face persecution and possible mistreatment.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:00
    Give Cambodia dissident asylum: Human Rights Watch 
    New York-based Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged the Thai authorities not to force dissident Rath Rott Mony to face punishment in Cambodia.
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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.
  • 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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  • 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, 07 Sep 2018 17:43
    Call for charges to be dropped in Koh Tao alleged rape case
    An international human rights group has called for charges to be dropped against Facebook users arrested and detained for allegedly violating the Computer Crime Act by sharing information regarding a rape claim on Koh Tao.
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:58
    Australian filmmaker jailed for six years for Cambodia 'espionage'
    An Australian filmmaker was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday after being convicted of espionage in Cambodia in a case that Human Rights Watch slammed as a "ludicrous charade".
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  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
    HRW urges Bangladesh to move Rohingya to better site
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 09:35
    HRW to junta: release peaceful pro-election protesters
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for Thai authorities to immediately drop all charges and unconditionally release 14 pro-democracy activists who peacefully expressed their opposition to military rule.
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  • Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00
    Victims of May 19 crackdown await justice – eight years later
    WHILE reconciliation has been a major item on the government’s agenda, a senior researcher for the New-York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), Sunai Phasuk, complained there had been no justice eight years after the bloody crackdown on red shirts that left nearly a hundred people dead and thousands injured.
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 16:12
    HRW urges Dubai to 'clarify' status of runaway princess
    Human Rights Watch on Saturday urged Dubai authorities to reveal the whereabouts of a princess and daughter of the ruler, saying her case could constitute "enforced disappearance".
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  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00
    HRW denounces ‘meaningless’ junta promises about human rights
    THE MILITARY government’s human right agenda was meaningless as it had failed to fulfil repeated pledges to respect basic rights and restore democratic rule, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated yesterday.
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:43
    HRW report finds forced labour, rights abuses of migrant workers still widespread in Thai fishing fleets
    While the government has said it is committed to reforms in the management of migrant workers, a newly released Human Rights Watch (HRW) report says forced labour and rights abuses are still widespread in the Kingdom’s fishing fleets.
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