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The Nation : EDITORIAL
Thailand has tarnished its own rights image

    Government clampdown on human rights press conference does not follow the Asean objective to promote discussion of the issue Thailand’s human rights record will come under further scrutiny this week because the Foreign Ministry has just pressured the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) into cancelling a scheduled …

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AFP : Thailand denies entry to Vietnam activists: group

  Agence France Presse   BANGKOK, 13 September 2010 (AFP) – Thailand has refused entry to two human rights campaigners due to speak at a Bangkok press conference Monday about alleged abuses in neighbouring Vietnam, a journalists’ organisation said. Airport security officers are seen at Suvarnabhumi international airport in Bangkok. …

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The Bangkok Post : FIDH slams Thai-Vietnam collusion

    The Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) has strongly criticized Thailand collusion with Vietnam in censoring discussions on Vietnam’s human rights issues in the Thai soil. “We are dismayed by the Thai authorities’ decision to ban entry on the Thai territory of two well-known human rights defenders …

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GMA News.tv : Thailand blocks news event on Vietnam human rights

    BANGKOK, 13 September 2010 (GMA News.TV) — The Thai government blocked a news conference planned Monday on Vietnamese human rights because it feared the disclosures might insult the neighboring country. The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand was hosting the news conference in Bangkok by two international human rights …

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The Nation : Rights activists banned from talking here

    The Foreign Ministry has banned two French activists from launching a report in Bangkok today on human rights abuses in Vietnam. The ministry pressed the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) to cancel the event scheduled for this morning, but it asked the government to reconsider its request, …

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The Straits Times : Thailand denies activists entry

    BANGKOK, 13 September 2010 – THAILAND has refused entry to two human rights campaigners due to speak at a Bangkok press conference on Monday about alleged abuses in neighbouring Vietnam, a journalists’ organisation said. The move forced the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), a long-time critic of …

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The West Australian : Thailand bars entry to Vietnam activists

    Thailand has refused entry to two human rights campaigners due to speak at a Bangkok press conference on Monday about alleged abuses in neighbouring Vietnam, a journalists’ organisation said. The move forced the Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR), a long-time critic of the country’s communist regime, to …

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