Military Junta

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Name: Military Junta
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Death penalty for train rape killer

A former railway worker in Thailand has been sentenced to death for raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, then killing her and throwing her body out of the window. The attack sparked outrage in the south-east Asian nation and prompted calls ... [Published Irish Independent - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Why China cannot afford a regional war

By: Humphrey Hawksley China's is leader of the world's most populous country and the second biggest economy. He presides over the building of roads, railways, airports and infrastructure at an astonishing rate. He and his colleagues are the architects ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Thai Central Bank Cuts Expectation for Export Growth

By Nopparat ChaichalearmmongkolBANGKOK--The Bank of Thailand doesn't expect export recovery to play a role in shoring up this year's economic growth, instead pinning its hopes on domestic demand, government spending and an accommodative monetary policy ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Thai Prime Minister Orders Less 'Divisive' Soap Operas Written

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ordered television soap opera writers to write less of what he calls divisive stories and more positive stories about Thai culture, according to Al-Jazeera . Chan-ocha rose to power in a May military coup that ... [Published International Business Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

7th Anniversary Burma's Saffron Revolution

- To be held in Delhi on September 26 2014 We, the Burmese democratic activists led by Buddhist Monks, belong to the various organizations of students, youth, women, ethnic and political parties, assemble at Shwe Waryaung monastery to mark 7th anniversary ... [Published E Pao - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

China's 'Energetic' Story

China imports a total eight million barrels a day in crude oil and petroleum products, making energy security one of the top foreign policy priorities for its Politburo.China, unlike Britain, France, Russia and the United States, has not played a significant ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Thai military launches ‘anti-vice’ crackdown on island where Britons died

Thailand’s military junta says it will target ‘influential rackets and illegitimate businesses’ but island police deny the existence of local ‘mafia’ Thailand’s military junta has vowed to launch a major anti-vice campaign on the tourist island of Koh ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Do you think there is no possibility of another party winning the 2018 elections?

MDC is no the only opposition patry in Zimbabwe. Some parties sprouted as Zanu (PF) projects. Professor Chan is oblivious of what is on the ground in Zimbabwe. His analysis is too persimistic. UCAD is coming home and can not be cowed into the Zanu tracks ... [Published The Zimbabwean - Sep 25 2014]
Entities: Zimbabwe, ZANU-PF, Elections
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Crackdown in Ukraine sullies its democratic aspirations

The rebel-held Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which have been granted “special status” by Ukraine’s parliament, are essentially governed by a self-appointed military junta. It remains to be seen whether local elections slated for November will improve on ... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Thailand's military junta raids university seminar on democracy arresting seven

Thailand’s military junta stormed a university seminar on democracy, arresting the four academics and three students who had organised it in a move condemned by human rights groups as an "intolerance for any dissenting voices". ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Thaksin’s name erased from history textbook

BANGKOK — His legacy is inseparable from the past decade of political tumult in Thailand, but high school students will not find the name Thaksin Shinawatra in the history textbook that the country’s military junta recently ordered schools to use.Mr Thaksin’s ... [Published Today Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Thai junta forces law group to cancel rights event

Thailand’s ruling military junta forced a human rights group to cancel a presentation on the situation in the country yesterday.The military told Bangkok-based Thai Lawyers for Human Rights that if it had concerns about lack of freedom of expression or ... [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 03 2014]

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"These are human faces, human feelings, Turkish Cypriot families, Greek Cypriot families - the same."
In reference to influential Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan, who is boycotting the Tory conference, Hazell added: "The Hannan bandwagon of UKIP sympathisers is in charge and fighting to secure Brexit. This is no longer a rebellion, but a takeover."
"The behaviour in this case was serious and, therefore, deserves severe punishment" the judge said in the verdict

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Thai man sentenced to death for raping 13-year-... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 6 hours ago]
BANGKOK — A former railway worker in Thailand was sentenced to death Tuesday for raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, then killing her and throwing her body out the window, an attack that sparked outrage in the Southeast Asian nation and ...
Guinea: Guinea: 5 Years On, No Justice for Mass... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 27 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Guinea Let Anniversary Be the Last Before Justice is Achieved (Conakry, September 27, 2014) – The fifth anniversary on September 28, 2014, of the Conakry stadium massacre should be the last before justice is done, seven ...
Myanmar: Myanmar Revamps Human Rights Panel Ami... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 26 2014]
Source: Radio Free AsiaCountry: Myanmar Myanmar President Thein Sein reshuffled the National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) on Thursday just as civil society groups issued a scathing report criticizing the authorities for not addressing its weaknesses ...
‘Colonial style’ red tape blamed for delay in r... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 23 2014]
Burma’s parliamentary Farmland Investigation Commission has cited the overwhelming layers of bureaucracy – said to resemble archaic practices from the days of colonial rule – as the foremost cause for delays in returning confiscated land to its original ...
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This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Thailand's PM suggests that only ugly people are safe in bikinis BBC reporters attacked by Russian thugs after finding evidence of new Ukraine invasion Dozens of Russian soldiers fighting ...
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