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Vanished, shot, murdered: Laos activists spooked by spate of incidents
AFP, Published on 08/06/2023
» An isolated murder, a brutal attempted killing and a murky disappearance: Laotian activists have been caught up in a series of alarming recent incidents that have spooked the reclusive communist state's embattled dissident community.
Tear gas at Kenya protest over tax hike plans
AFP, Published on 06/06/2023
» NAIROBI: Kenyan police fired tear gas and arrested 11 protesters, AFP journalists said, during a march in Nairobi on Tuesday against a new finance bill that critics say will pile more economic hardship on ordinary people.
Death toll rises to 15 in Senegal strife
AFP, Published on 03/06/2023
» DAKAR: Tensions remained high in Senegal on Saturday after fresh overnight clashes brought the death toll to 15 in the two days since a court convicted opposition leader Ousmane Sonko.
Iran frees Austrians as part of prisoner swap
Published on 02/06/2023
» VIENNA: Two Austrian citizens held in Iran for years have been freed and are returning home, the Austrian government said in Friday.
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Asean must reengage with Myanmar
News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 23/05/2023
» Indonesian President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, was frank in saying that no progress had been made over the Myanmar crisis at the latest Asean summit in Labuan Bajo during a press conference after the event. Apparently, he was disappointed that the chair's efforts did not make the desirable outcome under his watch.
Poll outcome invites shared wisdom
News, Vitit Muntarbhorn, Published on 22/05/2023
» That was the week that was, beginning on May 14, 2023, Thailand's monumental and momentous national election day. The results of the election were historically in favour of democratic change, with the Move Forward Party (MFP) gaining the most seats in the Lower House. It is leading a coalition of parties, aspiring to form the next government and winning over 310 seats in total, despite shenanigans from arch-conservatives.
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Myanmar military officers 'should be tried': Amnesty International
By Bangkok Post
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Amnesty International: Philippines police profited off drug war deaths
By Bangkok Post
Posted at 02/02/2017 Clip length 01:10
Condemnation as Iran hangs three protesters
AFP, Published on 19/05/2023
» PARIS: Iran on Friday executed three men convicted of killing security force members during protests triggered by Mahsa Amini's death last year, the judiciary said, drawing condemnation from rights groups.
Sierra Leone leader urges end of Ukraine war
AFP, Published on 18/05/2023
» FREETOWN: Sierra Leone's president expressed hope in an AFP interview that a new African mediation mission would help end Russia's war in Ukraine which has hit the "poorest of the poor" around the world.
Grim path to peace
Oped, Postbag, Published on 13/05/2023
» Re: "Can Jakarta push peace in Myanmar?" (Opinion, May 9).
Outcry after Iran hangs two on blasphemy charges
AFP, Published on 09/05/2023
» PARIS - Iran on Monday hanged two men on charges of spreading blasphemy on social media, prompting US condemnation and accusations from Amnesty International the Islamic republic has reached a "new low" in a spree of executions.
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