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Thai Court Conviction of Activist Sends Shockwaves Through Global Human Rights Community
British activist Andy Hall was accused of criminal defamation by a company for his work exposing the abuse of migrant workers at their pineapple processing plant
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Refugee Crisis Mounts in South East Asia as 'Stateless' People Turned Back to Sea
'It is crucial that countries in the region launch coordinated search and rescue operations to save those at sea – anything less could be a death sentence for thousands of people.'
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Pentagon to Hold Joint Exercise With Thailand's Military Junta
Operation signals ongoing U.S. relationship with Thailand, despite repressive regime, as Obama administration pushes for Asia-Pacific pivot
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Army General Who Led Coup D'état in Thailand Named Prime Minister
Overthrow of country's elected government in May has been followed by crackdown on dissent and increased abuses against those opposed to military rule
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Then-Egyptian Minister of Defense General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi walks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting in Cairo, Egypt on November 3, 2013. (Photo: U.S. Department of State) Views
From Elections to Mass Movements: How Wealthy Elites Are Hijacking Democracy All Over the World
Mass street protests are usually seen as a hallmark of democratic aspirations. And elections are meant to be a culmination of such aspirations, affording people the opportunity to choose their own leaders and system of government. But in country after country these days, the hallmarks of democracy...
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In the last year alone, military coups have shaken governments in Thailand, Libya, Egypt, and the Central African Republic. Views
Coup Fever
Despite the lip service given to democracy the world over, coups remain a popular last resort. Here's why.
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Thai Military Takes Total Control
Despite crackdowns, reports of growing public opposition to military takeover
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Army Moves from Martial Law to Coup D'Etat in Thailand
General announces to nation that military will "take control of governing the country" as political leaders escorted away from stalled negotiations
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Martial Law Declared in Thailand
Military says it is trying to restore "peace and order" as long-running political stalemate keeps nation teetering on edge
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Thailand’s Deep Divide
Thailand's anti-corruption protesters appear to have lost faith in the key tenet of representative democracy: rule by people or parties elected by the majority of citizens.
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