• Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:00:00
    Khon Kaen uni says no to seminar ‘to protect reputation’
    KHON KAEN UNIVERSITY denied a request to host an academic seminar on the last day of the “We Walk” long march tomorrow to protect the university’s reputation, while the Supreme Administrative Court ruled in favour of the marchers’ rights to freedom of expression and protest.
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:40:49
    Khon Kaen U denies space for We Walk seminar
    Citing the need to first get permission from the military, Khon Kaen University has denied the People Go Network’s request to use the university’s space to hold an academic seminar this coming Saturday.
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  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:56:01
    Threats, arrests as Myanmar backtracks on press freedom: CPJ
    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) yesterday in a report blamed Myanmar for backtracking on press freedom and said it has threatened, arrested and denied access to journalists in the country.
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  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:37:05
    British warship to sail through disputed South China Sea
    A British warship will sail from Australia through the disputed South China Sea next month to assert freedom of navigation rights, a senior official said Tuesday in a move likely to irk Beijing.
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  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Govt human rights ‘pretence’
    HUMAN RIGHTS defenders lashed out at Thailand’s declining situation in regard to personal freedoms despite efforts by the ruling junta yesterday to promote human rights as a national agenda item.
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:50:39
    Activist Rangsiman bailed over university speech
    Khon Kaen police released activist Rangsiman Rome, who has participated in several activities to press for freedom of expression and elections, on Bt10,000 bail on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:25:05
    Myanmar court denies bail to Reuters journalists held under secrecy law
    A Myanmar court on Thursday denied bail to two Reuters journalists charged under a secrecy act that could see them face up to 14 years in jail, in a case that has sparked outcry over shrinking media freedom.
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  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    PM denies role in ban on Prawit poll results
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    We Walk march on after legal victory
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:54:16
    Myanmar university students expelled after education protest
    Fourteen students have been expelled from a Myanmar university after staging a campus protest calling for more education funding, an activist said Sunday, sparking concern over eroding freedoms in the fledgling democracy.
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  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 13:45:49
    Leading Hong Kong democracy activist banned from vote
    One of Hong Kong's best-known democracy activists was banned Saturday from standing as lawmaker in upcoming elections, the latest blow to freedoms in the city as Beijing tightens its grip.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Where did all our freedoms go?
    Creeping authoritarianism is striking blow after blow against journalists across Southeast Asia
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Indonesia grapples with its exploding media
    Gone is the New Order regime that was characterised by, among other things, government suppression of the press. But media freedom in the country remains a tricky, slippery issue despite the transition to democracy nearly 20 years ago.
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    HRW report slams junta over continuing ‘repression’
    THAILAND UNDER the junta has fared poorly on human rights, with no significant steps taken to restore basic freedoms and democratic rule last year, an international watchdog has said.
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Myanmar’s press freedom goes into free fall
    Myanmar’s media has long been on the rack. Yesterday the situation worsened markedly when police formally charged two Reuters reporters with breaching the Official Secrets Act.
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