More than 100 opposition activists protested in central Bangkok on Sunday.
Brazil’s government will seek to classify “invasions” of farmland as akin to terrorism.
With global efforts mounting to combat modern slavery and human trafficking, activists say the world must sharpen its focus in 2019 to meet a United Nations goal of ending the ills by 2030.
The year saw many intriguing developments, along with several tragedies that included a spate of deadly wine poisonings in Kratie province and the cover up of a murder.
Thailand to become the first Asian country to legalise medical marijuana, but a battle is brewing between local and foreign firms.
Activists are calling for abandoned animals in a derelict aquarium to be saved.
King Norodom Sihamoni grants pardon to four Boeng Kak land activists.
King Norodom Sihamoni today granted pardon to four Boeng Kak land activists who were convicted over inciting violence and obstructing public officials under aggravating circumstances.
When Shen Mengyu graduated with a master’s degree from a top Chinese university in 2015, she could have landed a comfortable job in government or at one of China’s internet giants.
India has withdrawn a controversial tax on sanitary pads following a vocal campaign.
The Supreme Court upholds the convictions of three former Mother Nature activists who threatened to destroy equipment.
Ed Sheeran may move a concert to Gelsenkirchen after officials in Düsseldorf chose to protect 104 trees rather than host the British singer.
India is the world’s most dangerous nation for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and regressive traditions, said a new study.
Taliban rejects pleas for an extension of ceasefire and say they amounted to a call for surrender to foreign forces.
The Prime Minister has ordered the authorities to protect all political party candidates and their activists to make for a free and fair national election.
The United States withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council over what it called chronic bias against Israel.
Saudi Arabia temporarily released eight people accused of communicating with organisations opposed to the kingdom and held nine others in detention.
A Vietnamese court upholds prison sentences against four human rights campaigners.
Hundreds of women’s rights activist rally to put pressure on British PM to reform Northern Ireland’s highly restrictive abortion rules.
South Korea held its first ever drag parade last weekend, a small but significant step for rights activists in a country that remains deeply conservative when it comes to gender and sexuality.
Investigating judge at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, Ky Rithy, summoned eight more witnesses in the trial of jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha, who stands accused of treason.
One of Indonesia’s biggest businesses rejects criticism from Greenpeace.
A court in Bahrain revokes the citizenship of 115 people on terrorism charges.
A Thai anti-government movement vows to resume its protests.
The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld insurrection convictions against 11 former CNRP activists and officials who were jailed for their involvement in a protest to demand access to Freedom Park following the disputed 2013 election.
An American man and his Australian wife have been living in Cambodia since the 1990s.
Appeal Court finishes hearing the case of 11 former activists and officials of the CNRP.
The Court of Appeal hears the case of 11 former activists and officials of the CNRP.
Vietnam Courts hand prison sentences to two activists over “anti-state propaganda”.
A Malaysian university contest seeking ideas to “convert” gay students sparked anger.