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Thailand: Editor Arrested for Facebook Comments #FOE #FOS

Military Authorities Detaining Dissidents, Critics   Thanapol Eawsakul, © 2014 Matichon TV “Arresting an editor for a Facebook criticism of military rule shows just how far the junta will go to silence critics. The military can neither arrest all critics… Continue Reading →

Police in Thailand Lay Down Weapons and Join with Protestors

December 8, 2013 | Filed under: News | Posted by: Amanda Froelich Image Credit: Political Blind Spot (Only in Thailand) By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Earlier this week in Thailand, a shocking turn of events took place. Ordered to harass and block protestors , policemen… Continue Reading →

Attn Delhi – JOIN the GLOBAL DAY of ACTION on McDONALD’S @6june

JOIN the GLOBAL DAY of ACTION on McDONALD’S on 6th June, 2013 at 6PM at McDonald’s in the C.P. (B-24, Inner Circle, Opposite gate No. 2 of Rajiv Chowk Metro Station) Dear friends, As many as 47 unions, labor federations,… Continue Reading →

World Bank President Jim Kim calls user fees ‘unjust and unnecessary’ #healthcare

World Bank President Jim Kim today at World Health Assembly called these fees ‘unjust and unnecessary’   ‘The issue of point-of-service fees is critical.  Anyone who has provided health care to poor people knows that even tiny out-of-pocket charges can… Continue Reading →

Cultures cause violence against women not the length of skirts #Vaw #Womenrights #moralpolicing

Banamallika Choudhury ‘We have low crime statistics here’ our instructor at Chulalongkorn University told us during the orientation of new students in Bangkok. “Most common thing that can happen to you is someone snatching your bag away or cheating you… Continue Reading →

Fake Drug Plague or Pharmaceutical Industry Attack on Generics?

by Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch Blog June 13th, 2012 Are Africa and South East Asia just suffering from a deluge of fake medicines that is causing disease resistance to rise? Or are they also suffering from a deluge of poorly informed media articles, encouraged… Continue Reading →

Women ‘Invisible’ in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi visits polling-stations in April Source: IPS: Roberto Tofani While Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys iconic status in Myanmar (also known as Burma), women remain invisible in this country steeped in Buddhist tradition and emerging from decades… Continue Reading →

Kashmir girl bags Silver Medal in Thailand, despite fighting all odds

  ABID KHAN, in Greater Kashmir Srinagar, Mar 30: Fighting all odds, a Valley based martial art player has shined in the World Muaythai championship by bagging silver medal in Bangkok Thailand. The 9th WMF World Muaythai championship was held at… Continue Reading →

What Twitter’s New Censorship Policy Means for Human Rights

Twitter dropped quite the shocker last week when it declared its new policy to remove tweets in certain countries to abide by specific national laws. While a tweet will remain visible to the rest of the world, specific messages will… Continue Reading →

Thai universal healthcare scheme saves 80,000 families from bankruptcy

The Bangkok Post: Launched in 2001, the UCS covered the remaining 47 million people, mainly those who were not enrolled in two other health schemes – the civil service medical benefits for government officials and family members, and the social… Continue Reading →

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