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Salem-News.com (Oct-08-2015 15:35)
Honduras: Stop Intimidation and Threats Against Human Rights Defender Dina MezaWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
Since at least June 2015, Dina Meza has been subjected to constant surveillance at her house and on the street.
I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human rights defender and Freelance journalist. I would like to draw your attention to the following case.
Salem-News.com (Jul-22-2015 13:30)
Thailand Must End Harassment of Researchers and Human Rights DefendersWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
Human rights defender reaches out to the Prime Minister of Thailand for help in correcting wrongdoings.
I am writing to express our deep concern regarding the ongoing judicial and other harassment of human rights defenders, including journalists and researchers who report on human trafficking, or otherwise bring to light violations of labour and migrants' rights, and the lack of accountability for labour rights violations in Thailand.
Salem-News.com (Feb-14-2014 11:26)
Thailand Deported Around 1,300 Rohingya Refugees Back to MyanmarSalem-News.com
Many of those who arrived in Thai waters were locked up in overcrowded immigration prisons.
(RANGOON World Bulletin) -
About 1,300 Rohingya people who were detained in immigration detention centres and shelters across Thailand since January last year were deported to Burma three months ago.
Salem-News.com (Dec-31-2013 12:10)
A New Year`s Eve Tale from Sunny PhuketAnthony Lawson Salem-News.com
If we all really set our minds to it, we should be able to do something about changing things in 2014, shouldn’t we?
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Yesterday, I exchanged a few words, in English, with what my keen ear detected to be a Russian woman who was waiting in a KFC queue with a pretty little girl of about five.
Salem-News.com (Dec-24-2013 01:00)
A Tale of Two DiplomatsChuoong Hua Special to Salem-News.com
Diplomat Ms. Khodragade and Mr. Easton: both diplomats but worlds apart in the miscarriage of justice.
One diplomat is a 39-year old Indian woman who this week was hauled into a New York City jail, stripped, subjected to a humiliating “full body cavity search,” and charged with a convoluted visa fraud violation which could bring her a 10-year prison sentence.
Salem-News.com (Nov-13-2013 11:21)
Thailand: Human Rights Ambassador Condemns Continuing Attacks and Intimidation of Southern Peasants` Federation MembersWilliam Gomes,Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com
Human Rights Ambassador gravely concerned by the recent attacks and acts of intimidation against Khlong Sai Pattana community...
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On 8 November 2013, shots were fired in the air by unidentified men to intimidate members of the Khlong Sai Pattana community, which is affiliated with the Southern Peasants' Federation of Thailand (SPFT).
Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2013 16:11)
BURMA: Refugee Camp Death Toll Rises to 42Salem-News.com
Authorities believe the fire was sparked by an unattended cooking flame.
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The toll from a blaze that swept through a camp in northern Thailand has risen to 42, a Thai official told AFP on Saturday, after hundreds of temporary homes for refugees from Myanmar were reduced to ashes.
Salem-News.com (Nov-08-2012 12:41)
Statement by the Press Secretary on the President Traveling to AsiaSalem-News.com
Additional details about the trip will be released at a later date.
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The following statement was released today, we had reported in recent days that Obama would visit Rangoon, and now that has been confirmed by the White House.
Salem-News.com (Oct-24-2012 18:11)
Anti-Rohingya Rally in MyanmarSalem-News.com
Longtime residents of Burma, the Rohingya are viewed as 'illegal immigrants'.
Hundreds of Buddhist university students rallied on Wednesday against Muslims in a flashpoint city at the centre of communal tensions in western Myanmar, a protest leader told AFP.
Salem-News.com (Oct-09-2012 20:37)
Thailand: Take Immediate Steps to Abolish Death Penalty: an Irrevocable, Inhuman, Cruel and Degrading PunishmentLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
According to the United Nations, approximately 150 countries have abolished the death penalty or introduced a moratorium, either in law or in practice.
Ten years have passed since the first 'World Day Against the Death Penalty' and still the struggle for this most basic point continues in a world where many people are falsely convicted.