Thai 52-year-old transgender candidate, Pauline Ngarmpring, as preferred is pursuing a bid to become the country’s first transgender prime minister.
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Civil Society Groups express deep concern and urges the government of Thailand to dismiss lawsuits against several human rights defenders.
Thailand’s media commission should immediately reverse its decision to suspend broadcasting by Voice TV, Human Rights Watch said today.
Nomination of Thai Princess Ubolratana Mahidol as PM withdrawn by political party in response to statement from younger brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
Thailand’s King Maha says his elder sister’s announcement she is running for prime minister in March elections is “inappropriate” and unconstitutional.
Thai junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is known for losing his temper in public, but recently he has displayed a softer side amid speculation.
Five years after the military stormed to power in yet another coup, Thailand has finally announced an official election date scheduled for late March.
The Lao government should urgently investigate disappearance of three Thai political activists who were last seen in capital, Vientiane, in December 2018.
Thailand’s junta did little in 2018 to address the country’s mounting human rights concerns, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019.
Eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was greeted by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland as she arrived from Thailand in the Canadian city of Toronto.