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Crime, Courts, Calamity

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Journalists Who Fled Myanmar Find Third-Country Refuge

BANGKOK (AP) — Three journalists from military-ruled Myanmar who were convicted of illegal entry after they fled to Thailand have been sent to a third country where they are safe, their employer said Monday.

Court Rejects Request to Arrest Embassy Rally Leaders

BANGKOK — The Criminal Court on Thursday turned down a request by the police to arrest five pro-democracy activists responsible for Monday’s march to the German Embassy.
Parina Kraikup at the Technology Crime Suppression Division on Friday.

Pro-Junta MP Files Cybercrime Case Against Netizens

BANGKOK — A pro-junta MP filed a cybercrime complaint on Friday after being flamed online over a video in which she apparently insults a...

Gov’t Cancels Order Cancelling Visa-on-Arrivals

BANGKOK — The government on Thursday withdrew its suspension of visa-on-arrivals less than 24 hours after they issued the order, citing the need for more research.

Ex-Airport Worker Steals From German Tourist at Suvarnabhumi

BANGKOK — A former employee of Suvarnabhumi Airport was charged with theft Monday for allegedly stealing money and travel documents from a German tourist at the airport.

Bombing Trial Interpreter to Face Drug Charges in Court

BANGKOK — An interpreter for the two men accused of carrying out last year’s deadly Bangkok bombing will be taken to court as a...

Activists Welcome End to Military Trials – Wish it Applied to Them

BANGKOK — Kittithat Sumalnop became a prominent pro-democracy and won the nickname “Champ 1984” for the time he was famously arrested one month after the coup for eating a sandwich and reading Orwell.

Navy, Army Officers Charged with Human Trafficking

BANGKOK — A court yesterday approved arrest warrants for four officers – three from the army and one naval officer – in connection with trafficking of Rohingya refugees in southern Thailand.

Swiss Man 'Commits Suicide' In Chonburi

CHONBURI - A Swiss national has committed suicide in his residence in Chonburi province, police say.
Medical personnel inside Songkhla Immigration Detention, which has since been turned into a field hospital to treat infected detainees, on April 28, 2020.

NGO Calls for More Virus Protection in Detention Facilities

BANGKOK — Labor right groups urged the government to better protect foreign prisoners from the coronavirus, just as a Deputy PM on Wednesday is scheduled to visit a detention facility where 42 foreigners contracted the virus.



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