Trial Begins for Thai Billionaire Accused of Killing Rare Black Panther

November 30, 2018

The trial of a Thai construction magnate accused of poaching a rare black panther earlier this year in a begun this week. The Premchai Karnasuta, the CEO of one of Thailand’s leading property development companies, sparked nationwide outrage after he was allegedly caught by police hunting protected animals in a Thailand wildlife sanctuary. Premchai was […]

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22 Thai Provinces Renew Ban on New Bars and Clubs

November 30, 2018

Officials stated this week that 22 Thai provinces renewed a ban that forbids any new bars, clubs, or other entertainment venues from opening. The prohibition, instituted by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, was renewed by a Royal Decree issued by Thailand’s current ruling military junta. According to Thailand lawyers, although no new bars, clubs, or […]

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Man Who Attempted to Bribe ICE Officer to Deport Wife and Her Child Pleads Guilty

November 29, 2018

An Oregon man pled guilty recently for attempting to bribe a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent in the hopes that the officer would deport his current wife and her child from a previous relationship. Antonio Oswaldo Burgos married his wife in El Salvador and subsequently brought her to the States with her child. […]

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Female Genital Mutilation Ban Ruled Unconstitutional in US

November 26, 2018

A federal judge in Michigan ruled that a ban on female genital mutilation passed by Congress is unconstitutional, stating that states only have the right to outlaw the practice. Human rights groups said that the recent ruling puts girls all across the US at risk of female genital mutilation, considering that around only half of […]

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