Thailand is eager to show its newfound toughness on human trafficking, taking reporters on patrols and tours of former camps, cooperating with neighboring countries and the U.S., and arresting dozens of officials -- including a high-ranking officer in the military that now controls the country.
Thailand's military rulers Thursday banned a panel discussion exploring rights abuses alleged to have taken place during the junta's one-year rule.
A high-ranking Thai army officer wanted on human trafficking charges surrendered to police Wednesday, the first military figure in the junta-ruled kingdom to be arrested over the grim trade.
A Thai court has issued an arrest warrant for a high-ranking army officer over human trafficking, police said Tuesday, making him the first military figure in junta-ruled Thailand to be implicated in the grim trade in migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Lawyers for two Myanmar nationals accused of murdering a pair of British holidaymakers in Thailand said Sunday they have "deep concerns" that they will be unable to independently review forensic evidence before the trial starts.
Thailand's ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra insisted on her innocence Tuesday at the start of a trial that could see her jailed for a decade, part of what observers say is a vendetta against her family.1 Comment
Thailand's government agreed Tuesday to hold a public referendum on the newly drafted constitution, the prime minister and junta leader said, indicating that the decision could delay a general election.
Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday at the start of a trial that could see her jailed for a decade, which critics say is part of a politically motivated campaign against her family.
A Thai soldier has been charged with murder after shooting dead two of his colleagues at an army barracks in the insurgency-battered south, police said on Sunday.
Thailand's revered but aging King Bhumibol Adulyadej Sunday left a Bangkok hospital where he has been recuperating since October for his coastal palace, as hundreds of well-wishers cheered him on his journey.
A group of Israelis were briefly detained by Thai soldiers this week while making a business pitch at Bangkok's police headquarters in what officers have described as a "misunderstanding."
Thailand's revered but ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, leaving the hospital where he has been convalescing for much of the past few months.
The remains of 26 migrants thought to be from Myanmar or Bangladesh have been exhumed from a mass grave after Thai police ended their search Saturday, as details emerged of the maltreatment endured at the remote people smugglers' camp.
Authorities in Thailand uncovered a mass grave in an abandoned jungle camp Friday believed to contain the remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, a grisly find in a region notorious for people-smuggling routes.