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DRAFT LAWS AGAINST TORTURE AND ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES – THAI GOVERNMENT ASKED

Five legal and human rights organisations have called on the Thai government not to prevaricate against drafting laws allowing prosecutions for torture and enforced disappearances in the country. This followed a decision by the National Legislative Assembly on February 21st to seen the proposed new law back to the cabinet for another review. This all […]

BURMESE ARMY CONTINUES TO TORTURE AND KILL KACHIN MINORITY –

DEATH MUTE GAVE AWAY NOTHING! While the Thai Army continues its reign unfettered, the Burmese Army or Tatmadaw continues with impunity to torture, rape and kill members of the ethnic Kachins in north Burma –  with  only muted criticism by the international community now that the country is big business. The Free Burma Rangers have […]

EVIDENCE OF TORTURE SEEMS LIKELY IN KOH TAO ENQUIRY

KOH TAO MURDERS: HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO SUMMONS OFFICERS ON THE GROUND Porntip Senior police officers involved in the Koh Tao murder investigation today appeared before a board of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand to answer allegations about the torture of Burmese migrant workers and suspects. The HRC has now it says received […]