• Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thailand needs child protection expertise at community level 
    Violence against children is widespread in Thai society. Figures from the Public Health Ministry reveal that nearly 9,000 children were treated in hospitals due to abuse in 2017, mostly having suffered from sexual abuse. These figures are likely just the tip of the iceberg, as often only the most severe cases of abuse are reported. 
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    Prostitutes and porn: K-pop’s dream boys reveal a dark side
    With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, observers say.
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:50
    S. Korean star director sues women's rights group over '#MeToo damages'
    A famed South Korean film director who was accused of sexual abuse has filed a lawsuit against a women's rights group over "damages" caused by the #MeToo movement against him, a Seoul court said Thursday.
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  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
    New cyberlaw ripe for abuse, activists warn
    Election candidates urged to push for changes to prevent misuse by officials.
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 18:30
    Mentally ill man sets four houses on fire
    A 30-year-old Thai man, suffering from a mental health problem triggered by a previous habit of drug abuse, burned down his own home and three other neighbouring houses of his relatives in Ang Thong province early on Sunday.
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  • Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
    No more humanity means no more child abuse
    Letter writer “Enough of Dogs” infallibly states having no dogs would mean witnessing no more dog attacks on humans. 
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  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 13:32
    Refugee footballer Al-Araibi urges Bahrain F1 boycott
    Sydney - Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has urged Formula One fans to boycott this year's Grand Prix in Bahrain to protest human rights abuses, claiming he still feels threatened by authorities in his homeland.
  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:55
    More than 50 alleged drug abusers caught in Saraburi pub raid
    More than 50 customers were rounded up early on Thursday for alleged drug abuse after a pub in Saraburi's Muang district was raided for violating closing hour laws.
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  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Goat...
    The Pope called priests who abuse children “tools of Satan”. Being employees of both the Devil and the Catholic Church, does that mean that they are all working towards a common goal?
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  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 22:22
    Pope vows 'all-out battle' saying child sex abuse like 'human sacrifice'
    Pope Francis on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman Catholic Church, comparing paedophilia to "human sacrifice" in a speech that left victims cold.
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  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:18
    Pope to wrap up landmark Vatican child abuse summit
    Pope Francis was set to address the Catholic Church Sunday at the close of a landmark Vatican summit on a paedophilia crisis that has devastated lives in countries across the globe.
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  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 01:00
    R&B star R. Kelly jailed on sex abuse charges
    R&B superstar R. Kelly was due in court Saturday for a bond hearing after prosecutors charged him with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against four victims, three of them minors.
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  • Sat, 23 Feb 2019 18:23
    Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests 'destroyed'
    A top Catholic cardinal admitted Saturday that Church files on priests who sexually abused children were destroyed or never even drawn up, a move which allowed paedophiles to prey on others.
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  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:16
    'Monster' husband gets 25 years in Singapore for sex abuse
    A Singaporean man described as a "monster" by prosecutors was sentenced to 25-and-a-half years in jail Tuesday for forcing his wife into prostitution and sexually abusing their six-year-old daughter and a niece.
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  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    EU launches process to suspend Cambodia trade privileges
    Brussels - The EU launched a process on Monday that could temporarily strip Cambodia of its valuable trade privileges with the bloc over "serious and systematic" rights abuses.
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