Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:44:35
Police keep watch around Bangkok market trouble spot
Traffic police and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Thesakij law-enforcers were on the lookout for disturbances around the Seri Villa housing project in Prawet district on Friday morning, the scene of Sunday’s row over a parked pickup blocking a residential driveway.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00:00
When money undermines law, we get axes and hammers
Re: “Governor shuts controversial markets”, The Nation, yesterday.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:26:05
Bouchard recalls locker room fall in lawsuit testimony
Former world number five Eugenie Bouchard testified Wednesday in US District Court in Brooklyn that she screamed in pain in a locker room fall at the US Open in 2015, US media reported.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:57:37
Declaration of Human Rights turns 70
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) - a milestone document which underpins all international human rights law and ensures all people's freedom, equality and dignity - turns 70 this year.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Rights defenders must honour the rights of non-demonstrators
I fully sympathise with those protesting the junta’s reneging on PM Prayut’s promise, made in the press release co-signed by President Trump, to hold free and fair elections by November. They have every right to peacefully protest within the law.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:00:00
‘We Walk’ NHRC complaint alleges intimidation
“WE WALK” activists have asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to review alleged intimidation by law-enforcement officers during their long march to Khon Kaen championing social justic issues.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
MP bill committee bans election campaign entertainment
THE JOINT committee reviewing the contentious MP election bill agreed unanimously in its first meeting to ban any form of entertainment during election campaigns.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:35:46
Cryptocurrencies still outside Thai law, warns SEC
The Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC) is warning that people who invest in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrencies generally are taking a risk because Thai laws do not yet have any statutes in place that cover them.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:32:41
Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform
Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:00:00
Army under fire for defamation lawsuits against media, rights group over torture
A MEDIA outlet and a human rights defender have been sued by the army for defaming the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc) Region 4 and Fourth Army Area for alleging torture inside a military base.
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Nothing but vindictiveness
Isoc’s libel lawsuit against a victim of torture will only further cloud the atmosphere of distrust
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:16:54
'I fear for my life': Philippine lawyer behind Duterte probe
Philippine lawyer Jude Sabio felt it was his duty to bring President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs to the attention of international war crimes prosecutors, but now that a probe into the killings is under way, he fears he too has become a target.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:41:14
Woman arrested for shooting ‘abusive’ son-in-law
A Phitsanulok woman has been arrested for allegedly gunning down her son-in-law who she said liked to beat her daughter and grandson.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:56:12
Japan's crypto exchange Coincheck sued after hack
Cryptocurrency traders filed a lawsuit Thursday against Japanese exchange firm Coincheck for freezing withdrawals after hackers stole hundreds of millions of dollars in digital assets.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:29:20
Justice Ministry launches mobile legal education project
The Justice Ministry on Wednesday launched a project to dispatch mobile units to rural areas in five regions to help equip members of the public with knowledge about the law to boost their immunity against being taken advantage of or human right violations.