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Couple jump bail: Thai justice system fails tortured Karen girl

Couple jump bail: Thai justice system fails tortured Karen girl

By Mon, Feb 18, 2013 10:42PM UTC Comments Off Couple jump bail: Thai justice system fails tortured Karen girl

By Kaewmala Many eyes have been watching the case of horrific abuse of a young Karen girl from Burma by a Thai couple who allegedly abducted, enslaved and tortured her for five years since she was seven years old (I reported the details last Friday). Given the shockingly cruel nature of the abuse, many have...

Thailand: Plight of tortured Karen girl shocks a nation

By Wed, Feb 13, 2013 4:38PM UTC 1 Comment Thailand: Plight of tortured Karen girl shocks a nation

The horrific kidnapping, torture and abuse of a young Karen girl – and the release on bail of the couple accused of the crimes – exposes serious problems within the Thai social protection and justice systems, writes Kaewmala The Horror Many in Thailand have been horrified by the images of a young Karen girl’s severely...

Troubled domestic help industry in India a maid to order disaster

By Fri, Apr 06, 2012 3:43AM UTC Comments Off

The incident involving the doctor couple in New Delhi arrested after being accused of locking up and starving a 13-year-old maid while vacationing in Thailand is not the first of its kind. It is also unlikely to be the last in India. Looked at from a linear perspective, the case is a simple one: an...

India’s Natyabhumi and Nepal’s Theatre Mandala appreciate Dhaka Intl’ theatre fest

By Sat, May 28, 2011 12:06AM UTC Comments Off

Natyabhumi from Agartala staged their latest production “Stri’r Patro” on May 26 at the National Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy during the ongoing 1st Dhaka International Theatre Fest. An adaptation of one of Rabindranath Tagore’s short stories and a tribute to Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary, the play has been dramatised and directed by...

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