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THAILAND

Vietnamese dissident’s arrest raises alarm

Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 14/06/2024

» The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government not to deport Vietnamese activist Y Quynh Bdap, who was arrested in Bangkok this week, out of fear for his safety.

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WORLD

Several killed, wounded in Vietnam police station attacks

Published on 11/06/2023

» Several people were killed and wounded in shootings at two police headquarters in Vietnam's Central Highlands on Sunday, authorities said.

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THAILAND

Activists want 160 detained Montagnards freed

News, Kornchanok Raksaseri, Published on 31/08/2018

» Human rights activists are calling for the release of over 160 ethnic minority Montagnards from Cambodia and Vietnam arrested by joint force authorities in Nonthaburi's Bang Yai district on Tuesday.

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OPINION

Media cannot be complicit in spin

News, Published on 28/06/2015

» Junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha’s relationship with the media, never warm even in his days as army chief, seemed to reach new lows last week. In successive press conferences, which some outlets openly referred to as rants, he showed anger and contempt for the professionals who cover national politics. The relationship is unlikely to improve this week when the military regime calls in 200 journalists in an attempt to teach them how to ask questions in an appropriate manner, as though it is somehow their job to help Gen Prayut control himself.

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WORLD

First Nauru refugees arrive in Cambodia

AFP, Published on 04/06/2015

» PHNOM PENH — Cambodia received its first batch of asylum seekers from Australian custody Thursday as part of a widely-criticised deal between the two countries.

WORLD

Australia, Cambodia sign new asylum-seeker deal

AFP, Published on 26/03/2015

» SYDNEY - Australia and Cambodia on Thursday sealed a second deal on immigration cooperation, vowing to tackle the "growing security threat" of asylum-seeker smuggling just months after agreeing to transfer refugees to the Southeast Asian nation.

WORLD

18 more Vietnamese Montagnards cross into Cambodian jungle: activist

AFP, Published on 29/01/2015

» PHNOM PENH - Eighteen more Vietnamese hill tribe Montagnards fleeing persecution in the communist nation have crossed into Cambodia's jungle to seek asylum, a rights activist said on Thursday.

WORLD

'Montagnards' leave jungle hideout to apply for asylum in Cambodia: UN

AFP, Published on 21/12/2014

» PHNOM PENH - Thirteen hill tribespeople known as "Montagnards" have left their jungle hideout in Cambodia and will apply for asylum after crossing from Vietnam to flee persecution, it was announced Sunday.

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Turf wars: Vietnam's land rights crisis

AFP, Published on 28/06/2013

» Thi Sieu says her family lived for generations on a small plot of land studded with cashew trees until they fell victim to an alleged land grab by powerful local elites, a fate shared with many indigenous farmers in Vietnam's lush central hills.

OPINION

What a Romney presidency would mean in Asia

News, Alan Dawson, Published on 02/09/2012

» If Mitt Romney becomes the next president in January, the United States is likely to move off its officially neutral stance over territorial disputes in the South China Sea and back regional countries against Beijing. The official position paper of the Republican Party, adopted on Wednesday at the party's nominating convention, criticised China for its ``destabilising claims'' in the region.