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    HK protests: Behind the barricade

    News, Dave Kendall, Published on 18/11/2019

    » On the night of Nov 13th in Hong Kong, I heard there was a protest in the city centre of the area of the New Territories I was staying in, Sha Tin. After crossing the bridge over the Shing Mun River, I notice four protesters talking beneath a pedestrian underpass. Walking through the megamalls that constitute the city centre, I see workers clearing up broken glass but see no protesters. But on my way back across the bridge to my hotel, I encounter a crowd of about 50 people yelling and screaming abuse, and working my way through them, see a line of riot police advancing from the other direction. After several minutes of shining torches and bellowing warnings through a megaphone, the police raise the black flag warning that tear gas will be fired. The crowd retreats as one or two canisters are fired.

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    Don't back Uighur abuse

    News, Editorial, Published on 23/11/2019

    » Secret Chinese government documents leaked to The New York Times have provided chilling details about its "no mercy" approach to repression of Uighurs and other Muslim minority groups in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. The revelation should serve as a reminder to Thai admirers of Chinese President Xi Jinping of the brutal and paranoid reality of his regime.

  • News & article

    Curfew mulled for deep South

    News, Published on 09/11/2019

    » Security authorities have been given the green light to consider imposing a curfew in eight districts of four southernmost provinces for one year, but they say the move has nothing to do with this week's deadly attack in Yala.

  • News & article

    Outrage in Spain over verdict in gang sex attack on teen

    AFP, Published on 02/11/2019

    » MADRID: Women's groups and legal experts demanded Friday that Spanish law be changed after five men accused of gang-raping an 14-year-old girl were convicted on a lesser charge of sexual abuse on the grounds the unconscious victim did not fight back.

  • Calendar

    A Girl of November

    Art shows, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok

    Price : N/A, From 06/11/2015 to 30/11/2015

    » As part of a month-long awareness campaign for violence against women, artist Tinna Hongngam presents stunning cloth-and-stitch pieces that tell a story of pain and beauty.

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    Rainbow Sky Walk and Run for Charity

    Consumer fairs, Pathumwan, Bangkok

    Price : N/A, From 21/02/2016 to 21/02/2016

    » The Rainbow Sky Association of Thailand (RSAT) — a Thai NGO advocating for gay rights — will be holding the Rainbow Sky Walk and Run for Charity at Lumpini Park this Sunday, from 3pm. The event is set to commemorate the End of Violence against LGB...

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    Deep South Insight: Women Across Barriers

    Art shows, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok

    Price : N/A, From 20/03/2014 to 13/04/2014

    » Life in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces has been seen as grim and full of grief. But amid the violence, the locals still carry on with life, and this is what a photo exhibition entitled “Deep South Insight: Women Across Barriers” is all about

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    Red Dream/Black Rites

    Art shows, Bang Rak, Bangkok

    Price : N/A, From 06/09/2014 to 26/10/2014

    » Harit Srikhao will portray two series of photographs at Kathmandu Photo Gallery from Sept 6. The "Red Dream/Black Rites" exhibition is the product of a long, emotionally-charged day that occurred during the 2010 political violence, when Harit was

  • News & article

    Myanmar is 'ready' for the return of Rohingya

    News, Larry Jagan, Published on 24/10/2019

    » Myanmar wants the Rohingya refugees to return, and preparations have been made to receive them, according to the minister in charge of the process. "We will accept them back anytime," said Dr Win Myat Aye, Myanmar's Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement.

  • News & article

    Apirat says Thaksin provoked insurgents

    News, Wassana Nanuam, Published on 12/10/2019

    » Army chief Apirat Kongsompong on Friday accused the Thaksin Shinawatra administration of complicating the southern insurgency problem.

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