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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Toilet graffiti suspect, 67, charged for insulting Thailand's monarchy

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 06:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Elderly man faces trial in military court after writing anti-royal scribbles in public toilets A 67-year-old Thai man has been charged with insulting the monarchy after scribbling anti-royal comments on public toilet walls, an official said on Friday, the latest charge under the controversial lese majeste law. Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol ...

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    Myanmar leader asks Thai PM for ‘fair’ investigation into tourist murders

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... tourists receive a fair trial Myanmar’s president has asked Thailand’s visiting premier to ensure a “clean and fair” investigation for a pair of Myanmar nationals charged with murdering two British ... in the violation of rights, including to a fair trial,” said Richard Bennett, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Programme director. Prayuth is on the final leg of a two-day visit to Myanmar where ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Amnesty urges probe into allegations police tortured Koh Tao case suspects

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:17am by AP

    ... trial." On Tuesday, Thailand's national police chief Somyot Poompanmoung held a press conference in Bangkok to quash speculation and allegations on social media that his officers had framed ...

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    Thai PM to visit Myanmar on first official trip

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... in protesters, muzzling the media and threatening those found in breach of martial law with trial in a military court. Myanmar, which hosted its first Asean summit in May, has been a member of the bloc ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Russian gang boss wanted since 1990s arrested in Thailand

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:15pm by AFP

    ... Petersburg," the statement said, adding that Matusov would be sent to Russia for trial. The gang operated from the mid-1990s until 2008, becoming the "most dangerous gang in Russia", Russian ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Don't call this a coup, say Thailand's military rulers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:23pm by BLOOM

    ... the threat of military trial to stifle criticism of the junta in the Thai press, schools and on the streets, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is sending diplomats to explain the situation to foreign ... to stand trial in a military court. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Business as usual in Bangkok, despite declaration of martial law

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... Authorities can detain anyone suspected of breaching martial law for up to seven days. Civil courts operate, but martial courts can hear trials, even after martial law is revoked. Agence France-Presse ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck could face murder charges over protest deaths, says lawyer

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... are ready to prove it Deputy government spokeswoman Sunisa Lertpakawat Under Thai law the court will now have to decide whether the complaints are strong enough to warrant trial, lawyer Chaiwat ... court has set a preliminary examination where we will present evidence to prove there are grounds for the accused to go on trial,” he said. Both police and protesters have denied using real ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Abhisit Vejjajiva faces murder charges over bloody Bangkok 'Red Shirt' riots

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 02:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... brinksmanship. Abhisit denied the charges and was freed after posting bail of 1.8 million baht (US$56,000), his lawyer Bandit Siripan said after the closed-door hearing. “The pre-trial hearing ... of demonstrators occupied parts of central Bangkok for weeks before the army ended the standoff. In December last year the trial began of 24 Red Shirt leaders on terrorism charges related to their roles ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Student deaths stir anger in insurgency-hit Thai south

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the state offers them fairness or protection.” A recent report by the kingdom’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG) criticised authorities for detaining suspects for long periods without trial ...




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