Brad Adams

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Name: Brad Adams
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Arrest of Madhesi activist on sedition charges violates free speech rights

The Nepal authorities should immediately withdraw sedition charges and unconditionally release rights campaigner Chandra Kant Raut, who was arrested for his expression of peaceful political opinions, Human Rights Watch said today [October 14]. Nepal should ... [Published Ifex - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 5 reports

Action sought on teen's killing in South

Home » national » THE THAI GOVERNMENT should immediately investigate and prosecute security personnel responsible for the killing of a 14-year-old ethnic Malay-Muslim boy in the South of Thailand, Human Rights Watch said yesterday. On August 21, rangers ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

When boss gets chummy, staff feel loyalty

N ATIONAL Kidney Foundation (NKF) chief executive Edmund Kwok often asks his employees: "What is my number?"He wants to make sure they have his mobile phone number, and they do.All 700 staff at the voluntary welfare organisation know his number by heart ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 3 reports

Officials responsible for Tak Bai should be prosecuted: HRW

A Muslim student holds a protest placard at PattaniSecurity officials responsible for the death of protesters in the Tak Bai incident in 2004 should be brought to justice, Human Rights Watch has said. "Thailand's failure to prosecute security personnel ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Rights body challenges Thai UN council bid

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should urgently lift martial law and end military rule if Thailand wants to become a credible member of the UN Human Rights Council, according to Brad Adams, Asia director of the New York-based Human Rights Watch. "The ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

HRW: Prosecute the RAB member who shot Limon

With a view to ending the culture of impunity of RAB members, the Human Rights Watch has called on the Bangladeshi government to launch an independent investigation into the 2011 shooting on Limon Hossain.The New York-based rights body also reiterated ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand: UN Body Requires Rights Commitment

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Thailand Revoke Military Law, Restore Democratic Civilian Rule (New York) – Thailand ’s credibility as a potential member of the United Nations Human Rights Council depends on the government’s addressing urgent human ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

HRW is ill-informed

The front-page report, “Protesters jeer Prayut outside Abe talks”, Oct 17, continues to demonstrate the level of ill-informed opinions on the situation in Thailand.First, the image of “protesters” focuses on two banners and a small group of people who ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brad Adams responds to critics over his criticisms of rights abuses in Cambodia...

'On the contrary, it is Mr Hun Sen who is the master of double standards'.Brad Adams - HRW Asia director ... [Published Khmerization - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Brad Adams, Cambodia, Abuse
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand: Thailand/Europe: Urge End to Military Rule at Summit

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Thailand Asia-Europe Meeting Should Send Clear Message on Rights (New York) – Leaders at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit should press Thailand ’s junta leader to improve human rights and restore democratic ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

World-first ocean abalone farm in WA sparks disease contamination concerns

The world's first commercial ocean-grown abalone farm has begun releasing its inaugural crop of juveniles in Western Australia, but one industry body fears the venture risks introducing diseases into wild stocks.Ocean Grown Abalone founder Brad Adams ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Girl, 14, scares Hamilton police horse into traffic with air horn

A 14-year-old girl has been ticketed for interfering with a police animal after allegedly blowing an air horn at a Hamilton police Mounted Patrol Unit horse, causing the animal to enter a live lane of traffic.This is the first time police have used the ... [Published Niagara This Week - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: horse, Brad Adams, Police

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...have recently struggled to break out of feudal structures and ensure democratic rights," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. "freedom of expression is a cornerstone of a good democracy. but the government is going after an activist expressing concerns about marginalized communities from the terai."
"the thaithai government faces a clear-cut test on whether it will arrest and prosecute those responsible for the killing of the malay-muslim teenager" said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch
In a statement, Brad Adams, Human Rights Watch’s Asia director, said, "the thaithai government faces a clear-cut test on whether it will arrest and prosecute those responsible for the killing of a malay muslim teenager. a failure to act decisively will further fuel perceptions in the muslim community that the thai security forces are untouchable and can commit abuses with impunity."
...it will arrest and prosecute those responsible for the killing of a Malay Muslim teenager," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. "a failure to act decisively will further fuel perceptions in the muslim community that thai security forces are untouchable and can commit abuses with impunity."

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Arrest of Madhesi activist on sedition charges ... [Published Ifex - 20 hours ago]
Action sought on teen's killing in South [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 29 2014]
HRW Urges Thailand to Act on Death of Muslim Teen [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 29 2014]
Rights body demands govt action on.. [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 29 2014]
Call for Thailand to act on deaths of Muslim ch... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 29 2014]
Thailand: Prosecute Troops for Child’s Killing [Published Human Rights Watch - Oct 29 2014]
When boss gets chummy, staff feel loyalty [Published MyPaper.sg - Oct 28 2014]
The Death of Professor Ghulam Azam in Custody, ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 27 2014]
Officials responsible for Tak Bai should be pro... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 25 2014]
Thai students demand justice 10 years after Tak... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 25 2014]
Rights group marks 10-year anniversary of Thai ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
Security tight on Tak Bai anniversary [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 25 2014]
Thailand Should Not Forget the Slaughter at Tak... [Published Phuket Wan - Oct 25 2014]
Rights body challenges Thai UN council bid [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 21 2014]
HRW: Prosecute the RAB member who shot Limon [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
Prosecute Rab men [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 21 2014]
Prosecute RAB officers who shot at Limon: HRW [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 21 2014]
Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body [Published Rappler - Oct 21 2014]
Maimed Limon did not get justice: HRW [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 21 2014]
Rights watchdog challenges Thai UN council bid [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 21 2014]
Prosecute RAB, says HRW [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 21 2014]
Thailand: UN Body Requires Rights Commitment [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
HRW is ill-informed [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 18 2014]
Protesters jeer Prayut outside Abe talks [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 16 2014]
Brad Adams responds to critics over his critici... [Published Khmerization - Oct 16 2014]
Fury as Thai Coup Leader Joins Club of World Le... [Published Naharnet - Oct 16 2014]
Alien Abductee David Huggins 'Lost His Virginit... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 16 2014]
High-level officials to get raises [Published Phnom Penh Post - Oct 16 2014]
Thailand: Thailand/Europe: Urge End to Military... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Letter to EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Re: T... [Published Human Rights Watch - Oct 16 2014]
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Thailand: UN Body Requires Rights Commitment [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 21 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Thailand Revoke Military Law, Restore Democratic Civilian Rule (New York) – Thailand ’s credibility as a potential member of the United Nations Human Rights Council depends on the government’s addressing urgent human ...
Brad Adams responds to critics over his critici... [Published Khmerization - Oct 16 2014]
'On the contrary, it is Mr Hun Sen who is the master of double standards'.Brad Adams - HRW Asia director ...
Thailand: Thailand/Europe: Urge End to Military... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Thailand Asia-Europe Meeting Should Send Clear Message on Rights (New York) – Leaders at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit should press Thailand ’s junta leader to improve human rights and restore democratic ...
Cambodia still urge Interpol to arrest three Kh... [Published Khmerization - Oct 12 2014]
Mark Moorstein, an international lawyer, and Brad Adams, executive director of Human Rights Watch, said that there is no chance that the U.S authority will arrest the trio and extradite them to Cambodia for just exercising their freedom of speech.ស្ដាប់ ...
Thailand's Military Stops University Lecture on... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 27 2014]
About a hundred students of Thammasat University joined the planned lecture on authoritarianism. Photo from Prachatai website. Used with permission. Last week a group of students at the prestigious Thammasat University hosted a public lecture on ...
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