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News Thailand Justice: Southern Thailand Peace Efforts Should Promote Rights

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Southern Thailand Peace Efforts Should Promote Rights
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/02/07/southern-thailand-peace-efforts-should-promote-rights

The Thai government of Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha is signaling a new approach to the armed conflict in Thailand’s southern border provinces by initiating a dialogue with the separatist group Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN).

News Thailand Justice: Thailand mourns victims of country’s deadliest mass shooting

Published on: Sunday 09 February 2020
Thailand mourns victims of country’s deadliest mass shooting
News source: https://www.kait8.com/2020/02/09/thailand-mourns-victims-countrys-deadliest-mass-shooting/

Thailand’s prime minister said the gunman was also killed ... The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has established a way to review information gathered in Ukraine ...

News Thailand Justice: Thailand: Charges Dropped in Activist’s Murder

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Thailand: Charges Dropped in Activist’s Murder
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/02/03/thailand-charges-dropped-activists-murder

“The handling of Billy’s case makes a mockery of Thai government pledges to pursue justice and end the culture of impunity,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “For five years, Thai ...

News Thailand Justice: Headmaster held over deadly Thai armed robbery

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Headmaster held over deadly Thai armed robbery
News source: https://www.gulf-times.com/story/653946/Headmaster-held-over-deadly-Thai-armed-robbery

A headmaster was arrested Wednesday as the key suspect in a shooting spree that shocked Thailand, police said, after a manhunt for the masked gunman ... in-hand with his mother when he was shot -- an ...

News Thailand Justice: Thai inequality: What we should know

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Thai inequality: What we should know
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1840739/thai-inequality-what-we-should-know

One reason for optimism over inequality in Thailand is that awareness of the problem is far higher these days. And not only in Thailand: the whole world now pays serious attention to the issue as a fundamental problem afflicting modern mankind.

News Thailand Justice: Dutch cannabis pioneer returns home after 5 years in Thai prison

Published on: Saturday 18 January 2020
Dutch cannabis pioneer returns home after 5 years in Thai prison
News source: https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/dutch-cannabis-pioneer-returns-home-after-5-years-in-thai-prison

Johan and Tukta Van Laarhoven before their arrest. Johan has returned to the Netherlands, but Tukta remains in prison because she is a Thai citizen. (Courtesy of Justice for Johan) Johan van Laarhoven ...

News Thailand Justice: Muslims in Thai south mark 15 years since Tak Bai 'massacre'

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
Muslims in Thai south mark 15 years since Tak Bai 'massacre'
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/muslims-thai-south-mark-15-years-since-tak-044745030.html

Muslims in the conflict-blistered Thai south on Friday marked with prayers the 15th anniversary of the deaths of scores of protesters who suffocated in army trucks -- an incident that galvanised an insurgency and remains an emblem of state impunity. Known across Thailand's "deep south"

News Thailand Justice: Hells Angels Member Arrested in Thailand

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Hells Angels Member Arrested in Thailand
News source: https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/11005-hells-angels-member-arrested-in-thailand

Thai police have arrested an Australian Hells Angels motorcycle gang member on drug ... according to a 2017 report from the United States Department of Justice. “The Hells Angels are involved in the ...

News Thailand Justice: Judge shoots himself in court in Thailand

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
Judge shoots himself in court in Thailand
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/judge-shoots-himself-court-thailand-152805986.html

A judge in southern Thailand shot himself in court after delivering a not guilty verdict in the case of five Muslim suspects charged with murder in the predominantly Buddhist country's restive south. Khanakorn Pianchana shot himself in the chest after acquitting the suspects charged with murder,

News Thailand Justice: Titans of Thai fishing collaborate to tackle slavery

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Titans of Thai fishing collaborate to tackle slavery
News source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/1769029/titans-of-thai-fishing-collaborate-to-tackle-slavery

SAMUT SAKHON: Zin Mar was a housewife in the Myanmar city of Bago when she saw an advertisement for a job at Thai Union Group, a global seafood supplier and the world's biggest producer of packaged tuna.

News Thailand Justice: Thai Woman Moves Top Court Seeking Safe Return Of Daughter From US

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Thai Woman Moves Top Court Seeking Safe Return Of Daughter From US
News source: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/thailand-woman-moves-supreme-court-seeking-safe-return-of-daughter-from-us-2073063

A woman, fighting a legal battle with her estranged husband for the custody of children, has moved the Supreme Court seeking safe return of her daughter from the USA as the case is still pending in a Mumbai family court.

News Thailand Justice: Justice Stevens: A habit of understanding before disagreeing

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
Justice Stevens: A habit of understanding before disagreeing
News source: https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/07/justice-stevens-a-habit-of-understanding-before-disagreeing/

Joseph Thai is a law professor at the University of Oklahoma. He clerked for Justice John Paul Stevens during the October 2000 term. A decade after clerking for Justice Wiley Rutledge during the ...

News Thailand Justice: Thai Justice officials push for action against parents of teenage biker in Chiang Mai

Published on: Sunday 07 July 2019
Thai Justice officials push for action against parents of teenage biker in Chiang Mai
News source: https://thethaiger.com/news/chiang-mai/thai-justice-officials-push-for-action-against-parents-of-teenage-biker-in-chiang-mai

The Thai Justice Ministry is urging police to take action against the parents of a 13 year old boy whose foot was torn off in a crash on a 1000cc Kawasaki motorcycle they bought him. The incident in ...

News Thailand Justice: 'May I Just Ask': Era Of Civility Passes With Justice Stevens

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
'May I Just Ask': Era Of Civility Passes With Justice Stevens
News source: https://www.law360.com/legalindustry/articles/1179579

Former clerks and attorneys remember Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday night at the age of 99, for his trenchant mind and his unending civility. Does his passing mark an end to an era of collegiality on the bench?

News Thailand Justice: Thailand’s new Cabinet sworn in, ending rule by army junta

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Thailand’s new Cabinet sworn in, ending rule by army junta
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/world/thailands-new-cabinet-sworn-in-ending-rule-by-army-junta/

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends a group ... BERLIN (AP) — Austrian officials say the country's justice minister has approved the extradition to the U.S. of Ukrainian businessman ...

News Thailand Justice: Thailand’s Prayuth to Lose Junta Powers in Leading New Government

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Thailand’s Prayuth to Lose Junta Powers in Leading New Government
News source: https://www.benarnews.org/english/news/thai/new-government-06062019170511.html

On Thursday, he posted a message on Twitter reiterating his call for Thailand to move toward democracy. “The dictators could not forever stand the wind of change. People are calling for justice for ...

News Thailand Justice: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as Prime Minister

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as Prime Minister
News source: https://www.wionews.com/world/thai-parliament-votes-for-coup-leader-to-stay-on-as-prime-minister-225013

Thailand's Parliament has elected 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha as prime minister in a vote that helps ensure the military's sustained dominance of politics since the country became a constitutional monarchy nearly nine decades ago. The military-backed party that nominated Prayuth won the second-highest number of seats in the House of Representatives in a general election in March.

News Thailand Justice: Thailand needs neighbors' help to crack down on slavery at sea: activist

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-fishing-activist-idUSKCN1T6035

A study by the Environment Justice Foundation (EJF) released on Wednesday into slavery at sea found that migrant workers in Thailand are still widely abused as they do not understand their rights, and ...