• Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:57
    Call poll, improve rights to resume full ties, EU tells Thai officials
    Despite the junta leader’s recent visits to London and Paris, the European Union is still looking for Thailand to hold an election and to show increased respect for human rights before a full resumption of ties is possible, according to the chair of a European parliamentary sub-committee on human rights.
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  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:48
    Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech
    Microsoft's chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights.
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
    Tearing children away from parents is a serious  human rights violation 
    The world community should do something to protest against the US government’s recent separation of 2,000-plus families at the US-Mexico border.
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  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
    Stateless Muslim migrants caught in Thai registration trap
    Muslim minorities from Myanmar who move to Thailand for work are facing severe problems because they must identify their nationality to register as migrants, says a report launched by the NGO-based Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN).
  • 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.
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  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Thais lash back after rights bodies call execution shameful
    THAILAND’S FIRST execution in nine years has sparked public debate on the death penalty, which retains strong support among most Thais despite concerns raised by academics and activists about human rights violations and its effectiveness as a deterrent.
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    France, UK leaders urged to upbraid Prayut on trip
    Junta’s human rights record and election delays to draw flak in Europe.
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    Ignorance to the fore over paraquat 
    Re: “Paraquat green light under scrutiny by human rights commission”, National, June 11.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Story doesn’t match photograph
    Re: “Paraquat green light under scrutiny by human rights commission”, National, June 11.
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  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
    Paraquat green light under scrutinyby human rights commission
    THE NATIONAL Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is investigating the Agriculture Department over allegations that it violated human rights last October when it extended the licences for many companies to sell paraquat.
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    UNHRC expresses concern over crackdown
    THE United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) yesterday made public the letters it had sent to the Thai junta government about alleged rights violations even as the council holds its 38th session on June 18.
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 02:00
    Rights activists call for ban on sting operations targeting sex trade
    STING OPERATIONS staged to crack down on human trafficking in the sex industry violate human rights, and lead to stigmatisation and discrimination against women who are working as sex workers of their own volition, an activist organisation said yesterday.
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 15:16
    Immigration plans to issue 10-year passports this year
    As a result of increased public demand, the Law and Human Rights Ministry's Immigration Directorate General is planning to extend the validity of Indonesian passports from five to 10 years.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 10:56
    UN agency adds to calls for release of pro-election protesters
    The UN Human Rights Office has called for the immediate release of pro-election activists who were arrested and charged on Tuesday after their rally demanding that an election be held this year.
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  • 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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