Category Archives: Legal Matters

China-Sponsored Exhibit About Tibet Is Shuttered in New York

Tibetans in New York were celebrating Saturday after it was announced an exhibit sponsored by the Chinese Consulate was being shut down in the Queens borough of the city.Two weeks…

Thailand’s Neighbors Denounce Court’s Opposition Party Ban

Thailand’s neighbors in Southeast Asia are condemning Bangkok for dissolving an opposition party Friday, which critics view as the latest sign democracy is in retreat in the region.The Constitutional Court…

Thai Court Dissolves Pro-Democracy Opposition Party

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Friday ordered the dissolution of the country’s most vocal pro-democracy party, the Future Forward Party, after determining it took an illegal loan, an action…

Amnesty Calls for Thorough Probe Into Rwandan Singer’s Death

WASHINGTON – Amnesty International is calling for an investigation after a well-known Rwandan gospel singer was found dead in a prison cell.Kizito Mihigo reportedly died by suicide four days after…

Emergency decree for deep South extended

SECURITY: The emergency decree in force in the three southernmost border provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat will be extended for another three months, from March 20 to June 19,…

Thai Soldier’s Deadly Rampage Puts Army on Defense

YANGON, MYANMAR – Thailand’s military is facing a barrage of public scorn over the alleged security lapses and corruption being blamed for a disgruntled soldier’s deadly rampage earlier this month,…

Cambodia Gets More Praise for Allowing Cruise Ship to Dock

SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – The cruise ship that was allowed to dock in Cambodia after being turned away at five other ports by authorities fearful of the spread of the deadly…

Thailand – Drought (DG ECHO, government, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 February 2020)

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has declared a drought in 21 provinces in the North, Northeast and central region. A total of 5,809 villages were affected in 674…

Thailand – Drought (DG ECHO, government, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 12 February 2020)

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has declared a drought in 21 provinces in the North, Northeast and central region. A total of 5,809 villages were affected in 674…