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  • Crime

    97 year old former Nazi concentration camp secretary found guilty of over 10,000 murders

    A 97 year old woman has been convicted of murdering over 10,000 people while she served as a Nazi concentration camp secretary. The woman was convicted for her role in what could be the last trial for World War II crimes. According to Reuters, the district court in the northern town of Itzehoe charged Irmgard Furchner with a two-year suspended…

  • Hot News

    Anti-APEC protesters warned not to pop a squat at Bangkok’s City Hall

    Anti-APEC protesters are being warned to not pop a squat at Bangkok’s City Hall after the “Citizens Stop Apec 2022” leader said they intended to remain there. Patsaravalee “Mind” Tanakitvibulpon, the group’s leader, says many protesters had travelled from other provinces and had no way of finding accommodation, so they planned on sleeping overnight at City Hall. According to Bangkok Post,…

  • Thailand

    Workers caught attempting to flee camps as new restrictions take effect

    With PM Prayut Chan-o-cha imposing sudden and unexpected restrictions, including orders for factories at risk of a Covid-19 outbreak to use the so-called “bubble and seal” method, workers have been attempting to flee the camps to escape being stuck at the site for a month. Some were caught and forced to return as they were trying to leave the area.…

  • Protests

    64 protesters arrested as Government House protest camp cleared

    64 protesters were taken into custody as police cleared the sites of a Government House demonstration camp early this morning. The site, located at Phra Ram 5 by the Khlong Phadung Krungkasem canal near the Government House, was raided at 6am by 4 battalions of the police’s Protection and Crowd Control Division. The protesters, many still asleep at the time,…

  • Events

    Rohingya refugee camp fire leaves at least 11 dead in Bangladesh

    A fire at a Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camp has left at least 11 dead. The camp, in Cox’s Bazar was destroyed by the fire leaving at least 10,000 Rohingya families without homes. The Inter Sector Coordination Group reports that those families total around 45,000 people, but say that number could climb as rescue organisations assess the situation. Hospitals, schools, women’s…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Protest leader gets Time magazine nod, foreign teacher crackdown | February 18

    A prominent protest leader and human rights lawyer in Thailand, who is currently in court detention, was named in Time magazine’s “Time 100 Next” as an influential leader, calling him “the lawyer who broke the silence around Thai Monarchy.” Traders at 2 wet markets in the central province of Pathum Thani, just north of Bangkok, have expressed their frustration at…

  • Protests

    Protester released from remand prison, demands Thai PM’s resignation by 10pm tonight

    Protesters are continuing to pour on the pressure, now demanding the resignation of the Thai PM by 4pm this afternoon. Following the prime minister’s speech to the nation on Wednesday evening, protesters had earlier said they would “stand down” and shuffled their deadline forward for the PM’s resignation to Sunday night. But last night anti-government protesters set a 10pm deadline…

  • Thailand

    Fire destroys construction camp in eastern Thailand – VIDEO

    A fire has destroyed a construction camp in the town of Si Racha in the eastern province of Chon Buri, with more than 300 workers escaping injury. According to The Pattaya News, the fire broke out early yesterday morning, around 9am, and most of those living at the site had already left for work. The blaze swiftly tore through the…