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  1. 1. news | 29 Jan 2015

    US civil rights activists cleared -- 50 years on

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - A group of black civil rights activists was exonerated in the United States, more than 50 years after being condemned to hard labor for sitting in a white-only area.

  2. 2. news | 19 Dec 2014

    Civil, criminal suits over rice losses

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha plans both criminal and civil lawsuits over previous government's loss-ridden rice subsidy scheme, and says reducing the size of the rice harvest would help solve the problem of over...

  3. 3. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Charter adds civil rights to school courses

    By Aekarach Sattaburuth, Newspaper section: News

    » The Constitution Drafting Committee has agreed to incorporate civil rights in the school curriculum, saying it's important to make students aware of their rights and responsibilities from an early age.

  4. 4. learning | 12 Nov 2013

    Civil disobedience. What is it?

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Democrat rally leader Suthep Thuagsuban last night called on the people to use "civil disobedience" in their fight against the Yingluck government and it's controversial blanket amnesty bill. What did he mean?

  5. 5. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Top Bangladesh Islamist sentenced to hang for war crimes

    By AFP

    » DHAKA - Bangladesh's war crimes court Tuesday sentenced a leading Islamist to death for rape, mass murder and genocide during the country's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.

  6. 6. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Top Bangladesh Islamist sentenced to hang for war crimes

    By AFP

    » DHAKA - Bangladesh's war crimes court Tuesday sentenced a leading Islamist to death for rape, mass murder and genocide during the country's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.

  7. 7. business | 19 Jan 2015

    Sea change in Sri Lanka

    Newspaper section: Asia focus

    » While many Sri Lankans are celebrating the electoral defeat of authoritarian former president Mahendra Rajapaksa, they acknowledge that he helped usher in an era of impressive economic growth following the end of three d...

  8. 8. news | 13 Jan 2015

    Pope talks human rights in Sri Lanka

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis urged respect for human rights in Sri Lanka as he began a two-nation Asia tour on the island Tuesday, bearing a message of peace and reconciliation after a decades-long civil war.

  9. 9. news | 13 Jan 2015

    Pope urges respect for human rights on Sri Lanka trip

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis urged respect for human rights as he began a two-nation Asia tour in a windswept Sri Lanka Tuesday, bearing a message of peace and reconciliation after a decades-long civil war.

  10. 10. news | 12 Jan 2015

    Pope visits Sri Lanka hoping for peace

    By AP

    » COLOMBO — Less than a week after its long-time president was surprisingly voted out of office, Sri Lanka welcomes Pope Francis on Tuesday, with the island nation's Catholic minority hoping he can help heal the linge...

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