• Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:56
    Al-Araibi thanked prison officials, fellow detainees for their care and help
    Much-publicised Bahraini fugitive footballer Hakeem al-Araibi on Monday thanked Thai prison officials and other detainees for their care and help during his two-and-a-half month stay in jail, Corrections Department chief Narat Sawetanun said on Tuesday.
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 03:00
    OAG to decide on Bahrain detainee’s future next week
    THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL will have to decide by next week whether to extradite the detained Bahraini footballer or allow him to return to Australia.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Black T-shirt detainee gets to see her sons 
    THE TWO young sons of a woman arrested for distributing T-shirts the authorities deemed “politically offensive” were allowed to see her yesterday for the first time since she was placed in detention at a military camp four days ago.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 08:41
    North Korea to release Japanese detainee: KCNA
    A Japanese tourist detained in North Korea will be released "on the principle of humanitarianism", Pyongyang's state media reported as Tokyo seeks a summit with the North amid a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.
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  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    Outpouring of support for pro-poll detainees
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 10:29
    Senate panel approves CIA nominee Haspel despite torture background
    A key US Senate panel on Wednesday greenlighted the nomination of veteran covert operative Gina Haspel to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency, despite her involvement in the torture of Al-Qaeda detainees in the early 2000s.
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  • Wed, 09 May 2018 08:36
    Seoul expects N.Korea to release 3 US detainees: Yonhap
    North Korea is expected to release three US detainees as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Wednesday, an official at the South's presidential office said according to the Yonhap news agency.
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  • Wed, 09 May 2018 08:23
    CIA nominee Haspel to vow not to restart torture program
    Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA, will pledge Wednesday to prevent the restart of the 2002-2005 interrogation program that saw detainees tortured.
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  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:41
    Torture history, 'secret Thailand prison' dog CIA nominee Gina Haspel
    CIA director nominee Gina Haspel could face a tough confirmation battle after a number of lawmakers raised questions Tuesday about her past involvement in torture of detainees.
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  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:37
    Malaysia agrees to extradite 11 Uighurs to China
    Detainees being investigated for links to Islamic state after escaping from Thailand
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  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 11:50
    20 injured in clashes at juvenile detention centre
    Some 20 detainees were injured when about 300 delinquents in a juvenile detention centre in Samut Prakan province clashed on Friday evening, police said.
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  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00
    Uighur escape pressures cops
    Six officers transferred following dramatic break-out of 20 detainees from Songkhla immigration facility.
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 15:12
    Foreign lecturer among eight nabbed in anti-terror swoops
    Kuala Lumpur - A foreign lecturer working here and a former Internal Security Act detainee planning attacks on houses of worship were among eight suspected militants detained following anti-terror swoops in three states.
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 19:37
    Suspect admits fatal bomb attack in Pattani, police say
    One of the six detainees who were allegedly involved in a bomb attack that killed fours rangers in Pattani’s Sai Buri district last week, has confessed to the crime, Pattani Taskforce commander Maj-General Jatuporn Klampasut told a press conference on Friday.
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  • Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:41
    Detainees found in 'secret cell' in Philippines: rights group
    Manila - A dozen people have been found stuffed inside a closetsized cell hidden behind a book shelf in a Philippine police station, triggering further alarm about abuse under President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs.
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