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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Rape and murder of girl, 13, on Thai train sparks calls for capital punishment

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... province of Surat Thani to the capital, Bangkok. The route is also popular among backpackers travelling back from Thailand’s island and beach resort destinations. “Rape cases on public ... Associated Press in Bangkok Celebrities join social media calls for the law to be changed to make rape punishable only by death after railway worker charged The rape and murder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550171/thais-demand-capital-punishment-after-13-year-old-girl-raped-and-killed
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai prime minister decries soap operas, and threatens to write his own

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 12:08am by Reuters

    ... encouraged violence rather than peace. Some television dramas have also been criticised for trivialising rape and domestic violence. "In our country, television dramas make people fight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1601208/thai-prime-minister-decries-soap-operas-and-threatens-write-his-own
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai lèse-majesté cases have surged since coup, Amnesty says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... during an October 2013 university play which featured a fictitious monarchy. In another recent case, a 28-year-old musician was sentenced to 15 years in jail for writing insulting Facebook posts about the monarchy between 2010 and 2011. Junta spokesman Winthai Suvaree denied there had been an increase in royal defamation charges under his regime. "They are old cases... but probably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590067/thai-lese-majeste-cases-have-surged-coup-amnesty-says
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police hunt British man after backpackers murdered with hoe and left naked on beach

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:17pm by AFP

    ... the woman was chopped in her face, Prachum said, describing the scene as “very gruesome”. Police suspect that Witheridge woman was also raped, according to a report in the Bangkok Post newspaper. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593136/naked-bodies-two-murdered-british-tourists-found-thailand-beach
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police question three Myanmese men over murder of British tourists found dead on beach

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:42pm

    ... was discovered 35 metres from the murder scene. Police suspect that Witheridge was also raped, according to a report in the Bangkok Post newspaper. “Three male Myanmar migrant workers are under police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593786/thai-police-question-three-myanmese-men-over-murder-british-tourists
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Murder charges against former Thai premier Abhisit Vejjajiva dismissed

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... former premier Thaksin Shinawatra and security forces firing live rounds in Bangkok. A criminal court, which had agreed to hear the charges, ruled that it did not have jurisdiction in the case ... The National Anti-Corruption Commission is now expected to consider whether the pair abused their power with the crackdown. If it believes there is sufficient grounds, the panel can forward the case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581559/murder-charges-against-former-thai-premier-abhisit-vejjajiva-dismissed
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand vows leniency on families caught up in surrogacy controversy

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by AFP

    ... military rulers have pledged leniency in the cases of babies born to surrogate mothers, as they toughen rules on the lucrative but largely unregulated industry following a series of scandals. ... on a case-by-case basis." Commercial surrogacy is banned by Thailand's Medical Council, but until recently even top fertility clinics were believed to offer the service. The junta has vowed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580120/thailand-vows-leniency-families-caught-surrogacy-controversy
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    UN decries Thailand’s harsh punishments for royal slurs

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok UN slams Thai penalties for royal slurs The UN human rights office has voiced alarm at recent arrests and jail sentences for insulting Thailand's monarchy, warning of "chilling effects" on freedom of expression under the junta. Since the army seized power in May, at least 13 new royal defamation cases had been opened and other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577859/un-decries-thailands-harsh-punishments-royal-slurs
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra returns home as legal threat lingers

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Prosecutors weigh pressing case against the former PM for mismanaging rice-buying scheme Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has returned home from a trip ... Muang airport close to midnight on Sunday, her aide, Wim Roongwattanajinda, said, adding that her lawyers were ready to fight the case. Yingluck was forced by a court to step down on May ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1571441/former-thai-pm-yingluck-shinawatra-returns-home-legal-threat-lingers
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai surrogate mum wants healthy twin back amid reports biological father is convicted paedophile

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... The case has caused intense public interest in Thailand and Australia. At a press conference in her hometown, Pattaramon said that while she had previously said she was happy to have the twin girl ... to give birth. Legal doctrine on the rights of all parties involved is inconsistent and still evolving, especially involving different nationalities. The case has caused a stir because the couple, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567148/thai-surrogate-mum-wants-healthy-twin-back-amid-reports-biological-father

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