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In Bangkok, Thai police are brutalising child protesters

As Thailand’s youth-led protests gather momentum after strict COVID-19 lockdowns muzzled the freedom to peacefully assemble for months, newspaper coverage…

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A letter to a refugee child who must ‘survive’ in a new country

Dear refugee child in your first year of arriving in a new country, Your mother who everyone says was beautiful…

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In Pictures: Thailand issues new flood warnings amid heavy rains

Bangkok and other areas of central Thailand have received new warnings of possible major flooding, even as disaster relief authorities…

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Protesters call to ‘kick out’ Thai PM on coup anniversary

Demonstrators mark the 15th anniversary of coup d’etat that overthrew then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Hundreds of protesters drove through…

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Thailand: Migrants plead for vaccines as COVID takes lives, jobs

Bangkok, Thailand – When the first COVID-19 case was detected in the Thai border town of Mae Sot in April…

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Myanmar dissidents face fear and uncertainty in Thailand

When Myanmar’s military staged a coup on February 1, Kaung Latt’s career as an entertainer came to an abrupt halt.…

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The land we came from: The river of tears and sadness

In this series “The land we came from”, we asked writers to reflect on the environment they grew up in…

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Thai PM Prayuth survives vote of no confidence, rallies planned

Prayuth received 264 votes in favour and 208 against, as pro-democracy protesters plan more demonstrations. Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha…

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Thailand: Thousands join Bangkok rally demanding PM’s resignation

Demonstrators blame Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha for the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thousands of protesters have gathered in…

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Suu Kyi faces new charge under Myanmar’s secrets law

Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been charged with breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, her lawyer said…

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