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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai television soaps under fire for plotlines depicting rape as romantic

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 05:20pm by AP

    ... or sexual assault. But police that year filed only 3,300 rape cases, and made just 2,245 arrests. Even the hotline number is believed to be far lower than the actual number of assaults ... Associated Press in Bangkok Thai TV soaps blasted for romanticising rape In a famous scene from Thailand’s award-winning soap opera The Power of Shadows, the handsome protagonist gets ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand backpacker murder suspects retract confessions

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:13am by GDN

    ... supporting the case. Aung Myo Thant said: "They told me that they were on the beach that night drinking and singing songs. They said they didn't do it, that the Thai police beat them until they confessed to something they didn't do. They're pleading with the [Myanmar] government to look into the case and find out the truth. They were a really pitiful sight. Their bodies had all ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... tourists, an official said on Friday. The comments came after reports the accused were tortured into confessing – an allegation Thailand has strongly denied. The high-profile murder case ... of murder and rape against the two Myanmar men were filed last week after police said the undocumented migrant workers had confessed to killing the British holidaymakers on the southern Thai island ...

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    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 ...

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    Jet-setting fugitive monk at centre of religious scandal rivets Thailand

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to touch women. Among them was a 14-year-old girl with whom he allegedly had a son, a decade ago. The mother filed a statutory rape case against him last week. ... Associated Press in Bangkok Fugitive Wirapol Sukphol is on the run accused of rape, fraud, manslaughter and money laundering- his assets totalled 1 billion baht Jet-setting monk had ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand riveted by jet-setting monk scandal

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 05:20pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... The mother filed a statutory rape case against him last week. Police have yet to determine how many people he swindled, but the trail of disappointed followers is long. One of them is a Bangkok ... ranging from statutory rape to manslaughter. Until a month ago, 33-year old Wirapol Sukphol was relatively unknown in Thailand. Now he is at the centre of the biggest religious scandal ...



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