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...
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...
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...
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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