• Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    Activists plan lawsuits over farm chemicals
    ACTIVISTS ARE planning to launch lawsuits against policymakers for their failure to ban certain hazardous agrochemicals in Thailand, following victories in two separate cases in the United States against major US agriculture conglomerate Monsanto.
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:53
    Malaysia govt slammed over removal of LGBT portraits
    Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian government came under fire Thursday for ordering the removal of two LGBT activists' portraits from an exhibition, with campaigners labelling it an attack on the "dignity" of the gay community.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 09:06
    Saudi Arabia, Canada row over jailed activists ramps up
    Riyadh - Saudi Arabia and Canada on Monday showed no signs of backing down in an escalating row over human rights, after Riyadh abruptly cut ties over Ottawa's vigorous calls for the release of activists jailed in the kingdom.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
    NCPO denies trying to bully Thanathorn or pro-democracy activists over FB posts
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday denied it was discriminating against or bullying pro-democracy Facebook page administrators related to the Future Forward Party and its leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, by pursuing a case of alleged violation of the Computer Crime law.
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 15:22
    Pussy Riot members freed over World Cup protest
    Russian police unexpectedly released Pussy Riot punk group members early Wednesday while they still face charges for invading the pitch at the World Cup football final in Moscow last month, the activists said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
    If you heard a child being tortured next door, would you politely knock?
    Re: “Animal rights activists sometimes happy to violate human rights”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 01:00
    Animal rights activists sometimes happy to violate human rights   
    Re: “Claws out for an advocate of animal cruelty”, Have Your Say, July 25.
    your say
  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 18:42
    Activists urge strong international response to tainted Cambodian election
    CIVIL SOCIETIES and non-governmental organisations have called for an “aggressive international response” against the Cambodian election taking place on Sunday for severely curbing civil and political rights to the extent where the poll cannot be considered free and fair.
  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:30
    Record 207 environmental activists killed last year
    More than 200 environmental activists were murdered last year as government-sponsored killings linked to lucrative projects by vast agriculture multinationals soared, a global rights watchdog warned on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
    Rights activists call for stringent laws to stop premature marriages
    CHILDREN’S RIGHTS defenders are calling for legal actions and a legal amendment to tackle the increasing number of “premature” marriages throughout the country. Such marriages harm the children involved, say the activists.
  • Sat, 21 Jul 2018 13:40
    NGO groups from eight provinces to join massive Doi Suthep protest
    Activists from leading non-governmental organisations from eight northern provinces will next month join a massive protest against the residences for judges on Doi Suthep.
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:38
    Dangerous complacency' looms over world AIDS meeting
    Thousands of experts and activists descend on Amsterdam Monday to bolster the battle against AIDS amid warnings that "dangerous complacency" may cause a resurgence of the epidemic that has already killed 35 million people.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:00
    Gay rights activists parade in Seoul amid noisy protests
    Led by a huge rainbow flag, tens of thousands of gay rights supporters paraded through Seoul's city centre Saturday as conservatives protested loudly at what they called "obscenity".
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00
    Activist to sue media over threats
    LEGAL MOVES are being taken against online news outlets using “fake news” to incite hatred against activists campaigning to abolish the death penalty.
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:51
    Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef: activists
    Australia is breaching commitments to protect the embattled Great Barrier Reef from the effects of land clearing, environmental groups claimed Monday and called on the UN to probe the alleged failures.
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