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    A history of persecution

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:21am on September 17, 2017

    Nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled renewed violence in Myanmar, crossing the border in Bangladesh in waves following a military crackdown the UN says amounts...

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    Ex-PM Yingluck flees Thailand

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:26am on August 26, 2017

    Thailand’s ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has fled Thailand, a senior party source said, after she skipped a court appearance Friday that could have seen her...

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    Rise and fall of General Manas

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:04am on July 24, 2017

    An army ‘Big Shot’ whose influence seeped across the south, Lieutenant-General Manas Kongpan sat at the apex of Thailand’s grisly trade in humans, raking in...

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    Thai general jailed

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:43am on July 20, 2017

    A Thai general was found guilty of human trafficking on Wednesday as a Bangkok court convicted scores of people in a mass trial exposing the...

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    Thai court muzzles media as trafficking defence begins

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:47am on January 25, 2017

    Dozens of people including a general arrested in Thailand’s crackdown on human trafficking appeared in court on Tuesday to begin presenting their defence but journalists...

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    Thai king orders charter amendment in rare intervention

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:18am on January 11, 2017

    Thailand’s new king has ordered sections of the country’s draft constitution to be rewritten, the junta chief said Tuesday, a rare public intervention by the...

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    Thai king dies

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 06:06pm on October 13, 2016

    Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died at the age of 88, the palace announced Thursday, leaving a divided nation bereft of...