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  1. 81. news | 26 Jan 2015

    Cambodia court upholds convictions for land rights activists

    By AFP

    » PHNOM PENH - A Cambodian court on Monday upheld convictions for 11 land activists involved in protests last year while marginally reducing most of their sentences, as rights groups decried the latest strike against freed...

  2. 82. news | 21 Jan 2015

    UN panel on North Korea rights says report still stands

    By AFP

    » The head of the UN commission that produced a damning report on North Korean rights abuses has dismissed Pyongyang's claim that doubts about the credibility of a prominent witness made the panel's findings "inv

  3. 83. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Canal Plus pay record price to retain rights for Top14 rugby

    By AFP

    » PARIS - Pay TV channel Canal Plus retained the broadcasting rights for France's cash rich Top-14 on Tuesday in a four-year deal worth a record 74million euros a year ($85m), the French Rugby League (LNR) announced o...

  4. 84. business | 14 Jan 2015

    Chinese firm wants Dhara Dhevi rights

    By Online Reporters

    » A Chinese businessman filed a complaint with the Crime Suppression Division on Wednesday, claiming he had been deceived by a Thai company into paying 1.1 billion baht for a majority stake in a famous luxury Chiang Mai ho...

  5. 85. news | 14 Jan 2015

    Rights groups slam Cambodian PM as he marks 30 years in power

    By AFP

    » PHNOM PENH - Rights groups have lambasted Cambodian strongman Hun Sen for using "violence, repression and corruption" to keep his grip on power as he marked three decades as prime minister on Wednesday.

  6. 86. news | 14 Jan 2015

    UN conference asks men to speak out for women's rights

    By AFP

    » UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - A controversial conference on gender equality opens at the United Nations on Wednesday with its focus squarely on getting men and boys engaged in promoting women's rights.

  7. 87. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Rights advocates slam cyber draft laws

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » The Prayut Chan-o-cha cabinet's swift endorsement of eight digital and cyber-related draft laws has raised concerns among netizens and cyber experts over rights violations.

  8. 88. news | 08 Jan 2015

    Vietnam takes gay-rights lead in SE Asia

    By Bloomberg News

    » Vietnam taking the lead in gay rights in Southeast Asia by abolishing a ban on same-sex marriage has medical doctor Thuan Nguyen planning a wedding ceremony with his boyfriend of two years.

  9. 89. news | 23 Dec 2014

    UN Security Council debates North Korea rights abuse

    By AFP

    » The United States on Monday slammed North Korea as a "living nightmare" for its citizens at the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on Pyongyang's dismal rights record, held despite opposition from China.

  10. 90. news | 22 Dec 2014

    North Korea faces UN rebuke over rights violations

    By AFP

    » UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - Already under fire over US accusations of staging a cyberattack, North Korea on Monday is expected to face a torrent of criticism during the first-ever UN Security Council meeting on Pyon...

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