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First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Academic freedom curbs decried

Human Rights Watch called on the government on Saturday to end attempts to curb academic freedom in the wake of a ban on a seminar at Thammasat University.Brad Adams, the Asia director of the New York-based group, said the government should respect freedom ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand: End Crackdown on Academic Freedom

(New York) – The Thai government and military authorities should immediately end its crackdown on academic seminars and respect freedom of expression.On September 18, police appeared at a “Democracy Classroom” seminar at Thammasat University about the ... [Published Human Rights Watch - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Pakistan must restore moratorium on death penalty: HRW

By ANI | ANI  –New York, Sept.17 (ANI): Pakistan should immediately halt a planned execution and officially reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today.The proposed execution of Shoaib Sarwar, scheduled for September 18, ... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Eccentric but No Less Dangerous

On Friday, Kittisak Soomsri was abducted from outside his teacher-training college in Bangkok. The 47-year-old was a Red Shirt supporter of ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a critic of the coup d’état of May 22. Frantic relatives ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

End arbitrary arrests, secret military detention: HRW

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday reiterated its call for Thailand's ending of arbitrary arrests and secret military detention, as it expressed concerns on the disappearance of an opposition supporter, Kittisak Soomsri. While urging immediate disclosure ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Storm rolls through region, produces funnel cloud in McCook County

BRIDGEWATER -- A large band of thunderstorms swirled through the region Tuesday and produced a funnel cloud in McCook County.According to Brad Adams, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, the funnel cloud was spotted just to the ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Thunder Bay drivers will see more snowy streets this winter

Drivers in Thunder Bay can expect some different road conditions this coming winter, after city council approved a plan last night to use less salt.Instead of salting all paved roads, side streets will now be sanded.Roads manager Brad Adams said the change ... [Published CBC - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 4 reports

HRW urges revocation of media policy

The government should immediately revoke a new media policy that imposes draconian restrictions on media freedom, Human Rights Watch said in a statement on Wednesday.Donors should make it clear to the government that limits on freedom of expression that ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

Tribunal blasts HRW for remarks, disposes of notice

The war crimes tribunal yesterday disposed of the contempt notice it had issued upon New York-based Human Rights Watch asking it to be more circumspect and careful in making any comment or placing statement on the judiciary of Bangladesh.“People like ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mitchell above normal for precipitation August

Mitchell's precipitation totals are now above normal for August, experts say.A report from the National Weather Service, available on Page A2, recorded .90 inches for the day and 4.71 inches for the month, as of 8 p.m. Thursday. A local weather observer ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Council considers new meeting time

The Anacortes City Council is considering changing the time meetings start. The council usually meets at 7 p.m. Mondays. It changed the time for one meeting in July to 6 p.m., partially due to the full agenda.At the Aug. 4 meeting, councilman Brad Adams ... [Published Goanacortes.com - Aug 27 2014]
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First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 4 reports

Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister

General Prayuth Chan-ocha (pictured) was inaugurated on Monday as Thailand's new prime minister, after accepting a written endorsement from King Bhumibol Adulyadej.Kneeling and bowing before a portrait of the king, Prayut accepted the 86-year-old monarch's ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 25 2014]

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"while telling the world that they are not dictators, the thai military authorities are extending their grip into universities and banning discussions about democracy and human rights" Brad Adams, Asia Director at Human Rights Watch, said
"pakistan is about to revert to the odious practice of sending people to the gallows after a six-year unofficial moratorium. the government should declare an official moratorium, commute all existing death sentences, and then join the international trend by abolishing the death penalty once and for all" said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch

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Thailand's military junta raids university semi... [Published The Independent - Sep 20 2014]
Academic freedom curbs decried [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 20 2014]
Thailand: End Crackdown on Academic Freedom [Published Human Rights Watch - Sep 20 2014]
Pakistan must restore moratorium on death penal... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 17 2014]
Pakistan: Restore Death Penalty Moratorium [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Let there be light in judicial darkness [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 14 2014]
Bangladesh On A Slippery Slope [Published Counter Currents - Sep 13 2014]
Sydney Uni withdraws invitations [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Rights groups slam the Thai junta's 'crackdown'... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 11 2014]
End arbitrary arrests, secret military detentio... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 10 2014]
Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Ec... [Published Time - Sep 10 2014]
Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Ec... [Published TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Ec... [Published The China Blog - Sep 10 2014]
Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Ec... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
HRW concerned with disappearance of.. [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 10 2014]
Storm rolls through region, produces funnel clo... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Sep 10 2014]
Thunder Bay drivers will see more snowy streets... [Published CBC - Sep 09 2014]
SE Asia: The Curious Case of Internet Freedom... [Published IDG Connect - Sep 09 2014]
Cambodian labor unions lower minimum wage demands [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 05 2014]
Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state [Published New Internationalist - Sep 05 2014]
Rights Group Urges Cambodia to Drop Case Agains... [Published Radio Free Asia - Sep 05 2014]
Donors called on to pressure gov’t after unioni... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Sep 05 2014]
HRW urges revocation of media policy [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
Tribunal blasts HRW for remarks, disposes of no... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
War tribunal warns HRW [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 04 2014]
Scrap broadcast policy [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 04 2014]
Revoke draconian media policy, HRW tells govt [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 04 2014]
Int’l Crimes Tribunal warns HRW [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 04 2014]
Tribunal warns HRW [Published Bdnews24.com - Sep 04 2014]
HRW asks govt to revoke ‘draconian media policy’ [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 04 2014]
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Pakistan: Restore Death Penalty Moratorium [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Pakistan Planned Execution a Cruel Step Backward (New York) – The Pakistani government should immediately halt a planned execution and officially reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said ...
Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Ec... [Published TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
On Friday, Kittisak Soomsri was abducted from outside his teacher-training college in Bangkok. The 47-year-old was a Red Shirt supporter of ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a critic of the coup d’état of May 22. Frantic relatives ...
Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Ec... [Published The China Blog - Sep 10 2014]
On Friday, Kittisak Soomsri was abducted from outside his teacher-training college in Bangkok. The 47-year-old was a Red Shirt supporter of ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a critic of the coup d’état of May 22. Frantic relatives ...
Thailand’s Military Ruler Grows Increasingly Ec... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
On Friday, Kittisak Soomsri was abducted from outside his teacher-training college in Bangkok. The 47-year-old was a Red Shirt supporter of ousted Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a critic of the coup d’état of May 22. Frantic relatives ...
Afghanistan: Afghan “Torn” Women Get Another Ch... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 02 2014]
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