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The Mekong River is not for sale!

The landscape, and the local peoples’ livelihood, have irrevocably changed, Gary Wockner reports in this photo essay.

Filed in: China Laos Thailand Vietnam

Syrian refugees in Bangkok: caught between a rock and a hard place

Alexi Demetriadi reports on those forced to choose between a fast and slow death.

Filed in: Migration Syria Thailand

Thailand’s midnight flower-sellers

The country’s indigenous groups are the most vulnerable to exploitation, documents Alexia Kalaitzi.

Filed in: Human Rights Thailand

Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Nathan.

Filed in: Human Rights Internet Politics Thailand

No room left for democracy in Thailand’s political chaos

Mary Warren on the military coup and the struggle for control of the beleaguered Asian nation.

Filed in: Democracy Thailand

Free the seafood slaves

Migrant workers are still being violently abused in the Thai fishing industry, reports Steve Trent.

Filed in: Fishing Slavery Thailand

The Thai protest parody

Cod Satrusayang believes that opposing demonstrators should unite against incompetent leaders instead of fighting each other.

Filed in: Activism Thailand

Thailand must do more to end human trafficking

Iris Gonzales talks to those affected by a lucrative and terrible trade.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Thailand

The case of Ban Mae Surin: tragic accident or foul play?

Daniel Pye and Saw C Rogers investigate a suspicious fire which killed 37 Burmese refugees in Thailand.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Military Refugees Thailand

Sold to the sea: trafficking in the Thai fishing industry

Migrants who escape violent, unpaid work can face a corrupt legal system. Andy Hickman meets a group from Burma.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Thailand

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

Filed in: Burma Mental Health Refugees Thailand

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