Category Archives: Nations

Oct 19 2010

Migrant Workers and Human Rights In Southeast Asia

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By Donna Guest Amnesty International has focused on migrant rights in Malaysia and Thailand, two main receiving countries of migrant workers in Southeast Asia. The vast majority of migrant workers in Thailand are from Myanmar, some of whom are also … Continue reading

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May 14 2010

Presidential Landslide Victory in Milestone Philipine Elections

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By Eva-Lotta Hedman The May 10th general elections marked a milestone for democracy in the Philippines. Front-runner presidential candidate Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino has won a landslide victory, thus setting the stage for an orderly transition of power from incumbent president … Continue reading

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Apr 12 2010

Red Monday – The Roots of Thailand’s Unrest

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By Dr Tim Forsyth The Red Shirts started this protest by pouring their own blood under the gates of parliament as a symbolic move. This weekend, their blood spilt for real as 17 protestors and four policemen were killed. On … Continue reading

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