Rights Group Names Countries, Companies Propping up Myanmar Junta

Myanmar’s ruling junta is getting support from more than 60 foreign governments and international organizations including United Nations entities, according to a study by the group Justice for Myanmar, which monitors human rights violations in the Southeast Asian country.   Justice for Myanmar published a new report Wednesday, Developing a Dictatorship, that lists the governments […]

Southeast Asian MPs urge the Thai government to stop engaging with the Myanmar junta and help refugees

JAKARTA – Parliamentarians from Southeast Asia urge the Thai government to stop engaging with the Myanmar junta, led by Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, as it continues committing all sorts of atrocities against its own population in order to cement its power after the failed coup d’état in February 2021. They also petition the Thai […]

Criminal Complaint Filed in Germany Accuses Myanmar Military of Genocide, War Crimes

BANGKOK — Campaign group Fortify Rights and 16 Myanmar nationals have filed a genocide and war crimes complaint against Myanmar’s military leaders in Germany in the latest bid to leverage the principle of universal jurisdiction against the country’s generals.   Fortify Rights announced the case Tuesday in Thailand, which shares a long and porous border […]

People near Srinagarind Dam warned after tiger caught on CCTV

People living in communities near the Srinagarind Dam, in Si Sawat district of Kanchanaburi province, have been advised not to forage in the forest or allow their children to play near the dam after a tiger was recorded by CCTV walking on the top of the dam early on Sunday morning.   The tiger, identified […]