The National Union of Journalists in the Philippines (NUJP) wants random and unscheduled inspection of the detention facilities where the suspects in the Ampatuan Massacre are now being held.
In the past several weeks Thailand has witnessed a series of incidents that altogether signal the beginning of the public’s shift in perception. Slowly, Thais are becoming more and more concerned about the abuse of human rights, freedom and democracy. Now, Thai liberals have a reason to be optimistic despite the continuous oppression by the junta. A whiff of change is in the air.
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma’s former military government easily changed the name of the country’s mightiest river, but a magazine ordered to make the same change is putting up a fight.
At 2am Sydney time police raided the Lindt cafe in the city’s central Martin Place to free hostages taken early Monday. Two hostages of the 17 are dead, as is the single gunman who held them, Man Haron Monis. Five of those 17 had previously escaped.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have named editor in chief of a leading English-language newspaper a suspect in a blasphemy case after the paper published a cartoon that allegedly insults Islam.
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