Thai Junta Leader: Elections to be Held Next Year… Maybe

The leader of Thailand ruling military junta, Prayuth Chan-ocha, in a recent speech, repeated his previous declaration that elections will be held in early 2019, but he added one caveat this time, saying that if […]

Government Backs Down on Khao San Road Regulations, Vendors to Propose New Ones

Just one week after Thai officials approved strict regulations on Khao San Road street vendors that caused outrage and a much more dead atmosphere on the famous tourist and nightlife strip, the government has relented […]

Human Trafficking and Prostitution Still Rampant in Thailand, Report Says

Despite a host of laws and crackdowns targeting human trafficking–primarily for prostitution–by the ruling military junta in recent years, the problem is still widespread, according to rights groups. The two rights groups who did the […]

Spanish Government Introduces “Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Consent Law

Spain is looking to add their name to the ever-growing list of countries with “yes means yes” sexual consent laws, in an attempt to remove any ambiguity in sexual assault cases. Under the new law […]

Thai Government Working With NGO to End Torture of Suspects in Custody

The Thai Justice Ministry and the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), an international NGO, are working in unison to draw up guidelines that would prevent the torture of suspects in the custody of […]

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