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Jailed Australian democracy activist has 'disappeared' inside Vietnam's prison system

A 70-year-old Australian democracy activist has “disappeared” inside Vietnam’s prison system: no one from his family or the Australian government has been allowed to see or speak with him for nearly four months.  Human rights advocates, lawyers and Chau Van Kham’s family said the charges against him are baseless ...

Ben Doherty

Supporters of Missing Thai Activist Demand Cambodia Probe His Alleged Kidnapping in Phnom Penh

Some 100 supporters of a Thai political activist who was snatched from the streets of Cambodia’s capital in broad daylight protested Monday in front of the country’s embassy in Bangkok, demanding that Phnom Penh investigate his case, while Cambodian officials continued to disavow knowledge of ...

Reported by RFA’s Khmer Service. Translated by Sok Ry Sum. Written in English by Joshua Lipes

Activists brace for new war on agri-chemicals

THE CALLS for a ban on the use of paraquat and two other farm chemicals seen as dangerous are growing louder again, as a government-appointed panel is set to discuss the issue at its first meeting tomorrow. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha set up the panel ...

Activists call on Laos dam operator to own up

Activists and regional development experts on Thursday demanded Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Power Company (PNPC) to take responsibility for all damages caused by the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy dam, which collapsed on July 25. Keep reading   ...

Mekong activists demand international law regulating development projects

A network of Thai people living along the Mekong River are advocating an international law to protect the environment and human rights regarding international investments in the river basin, as the major lifeline is threatened by multiple projects.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

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