Lao Migrants To Be Witnesses in Thai Human Trafficking Case

Thirteen migrant Lao workers rescued last week by Thai police and military officers from a pig farm outside Bangkok where they were kept in slave-like conditions will be witnesses in a human trafficking case against their employer, a police official involved in the case said. When officers raided the pig and chicken farm on Aug. […]

Rights Groups, Wife of Missing Lao Activist Renew Calls for Progress in Case

Human rights groups and the wife of a prominent civil rights leader who disappeared nearly three years ago have called on the Lao government to adequately investigate the incident and provide information about the case’s progress. Sombath Somphone went missing on Dec. 15, 2012, when police stopped him in his vehicle at a checkpoint in […]

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Statement of Concern On Lao PDR and the ACSC/APF 2016

To the Regional Steering Committee ACSC/APF 2015 Malaysia We, the undersigned, are national, regional and international civil society organisations, networks and alliances working in South East Asian countries, and key movers of the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF) processes through the last ten years, from 2005 to 2015. With you, we have […]

Analysts: Beijing Parade a ‘Bazaar’ of Stolen Technology

BEIJING— The massive military parade in Beijing this week showcased China’s latest weapons, unveiling many to the public for the first time. But weapons experts say the systems on display showed hallmarks of China’s reputation for stealing technology and adapting it to its requirements. The show involved long, medium and short range missiles, a range […]

Australia Hopes to Join India-US-Japan Naval Drills

NEW DELHI— Australia wants to join India, the United States and Japan in joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, widening participation in multilateral drills as China’s influence in the region grows. Australian Defense Minister Kevin Andrews said expanding the exercises to include more countries would help avoid military mistakes in a region where China […]

Thai Police: Suspect Not Likely Shrine Bomber

Thai police say a man arrested earlier this week near the country’s border with Cambodia did not likely carry out the bombing at a Bangkok shrine that killed 20 people. The DNA taken from the suspect, identified as Yusufu Mieraili, does not match the DNA found at the blast site, said National Police spokesman Prawut […]

China Targets 197 in Online Speech Crackdown

WASHINGTON— Chinese police authorities are punishing nearly 200 people for their online activities in a renewed effort to limit what can be said on the Internet. As first reported by the official Xinhua service, China’s Ministry of Public Security said in a statement Sunday that 197 individuals were targeted in the “special campaign” for allegedly […]