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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US puts Thailand and Malaysia on human trafficking blacklist

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 01:16am by AP

    ... in fighting human trafficking, a move that could strain relations with the two countries. The US State Department, however, improved its rating of China, citing Beijing's steps to abolish labour camps. Secretary of State John Kerry launched the annual US assessment of how 188 governments have performed in fighting the flesh trade and other forms of exploitative labour. Thailand had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537329/us-puts-thailand-and-malaysia-human-trafficking-blacklist
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Lawyer denied bail after detention ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:46pm by AP

    ... of the best-known lawyers in the country who has represented dissidents such as artist Ai Weiwei and led public campaigns for the abolition of labour camps. Discussions of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529171/ai-weiwei-lawyer-denied-bail-after-detention-ahead-tiananmen-anniversary
  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life for 'extermination' of millions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:57am by AP

    ... by the Khmer Rouge. "The crimes are huge, and just sentencing them to life in jail is not fair," said 54-year-old Chea Sophon, who spent years in hard labour camps. His brother was killed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568672/khmer-rouge-leaders-jailed-life-extermination-millions
  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    No room for compromise in battle of Kiev as attitudes on both sides harden

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:23pm by BLOOM, AP, AFP

    ... history compels him to turn out at the square: one of his grandfathers was shipped to a Siberian labour camp in 1945; the other, a priest, was forced to live underground during the Soviet Union ... Guards at tent camp entrances wield baseball bats. Car tyres burn nearby, creating a thick black smoke that hinders vision and movement for police. Two months of anti-government protests turned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1415328/no-room-compromise-battle-kiev-attitudes-both-sides-harden
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Lonely life of Myanmar's boy soldiers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 11:07pm by AP

    ... in place," says Steve Marshall, Myanmar head of the UN's International Labour Organisation. "The critical issue now is getting that policy applied." Analysts say it's unclear how ... Within hours of meeting the businessman, and with his parents completely unaware, he found himself at an army camp, terrified, confused and tearful. He said: "They punched us and slapped us, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1371329/lonely-life-myanmars-boy-soldiers

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