• 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.
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:31
    HRW wants charges against academics dropped
    New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement on Wednesday calling on Thai authorities to drop charges against a prominent academic and four conference participants for violating the military junta’s ban on public assembly at a conference recently held at Chiang Mai University.
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  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 01:00
    Citing human rights in the US is misguided
    In response to the Human Rights Watch report slamming the human rights problem in Thailand, Arun Udansinrot asks: “How about human rights in the US”? (Letters, Aug 10)
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  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:00
    Human Rights Watch slams Thailand over latest arrests
    How about human right in the US?
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  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:00
    HRW slams govt for ‘dubious’ jailing of critics
    NEW YORK-BASED Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Thailand’s ruling junta to drop charges against government critics, including outspoken journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk and former Cabinet ministers Pichai Naripthaphan and Watana Muangsook.
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