Four Myanmar migrant workers arrested over the murder of a 17-year-old female student in September claim they were tortured into confessing by Ranong police. (Photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya/Bangkok Post)
28 December 2015
Four Myanmar migrant workers arrested over the murder of a 17-year-old female student in...
A victim of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake is brought to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, 25 December 2015. Photo: Arshad Arbab/EPA
26 December 2015
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked northeast Afghanistan late Friday close to the country'...
One of the two Myanmar migrant workers who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Zaw Lin is escorted by a Thai police officer after they were sentenced to death at the Samui Provincial Court on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
26 December 2015
Thai media is reporting that the two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death for the...
Myanmar migrant workers, who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Zaw Lin (R) and Wai Phyo (L) are escorted by a Thai police officer after they were sentenced to death at the Samui Provincial Court, on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
26 December 2015
Many observers reacted incredulously to the death sentence verdicts given to two Myanmar...
Myanmar migrant workers, who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Zaw Lin (R) and Wai Phyo (L) are escorted by a Thai police officer after a court verdict sentenced them to death, at the Samui Provincial Court, on Koh Samui Island, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
26 December 2015
Authorities in Thailand must ensure an independent, transparent and thorough examination...
Found guilty - Myanmar migrant workers Zaw Lin (front) and Wai Phyo (back) arrive for their murder case verdict at the Samui Provincial Court on Koh Samui Island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, 24 December 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
24 December 2015
Two Myanmar migrant workers have been found guilty and sentenced to death on Thursday for...
Accused migrant workers Wai Phyo/Zaw Linn and Win Zaw Htun arrive at Samui Provincial Court on July 22, 2015. Photo: Migrant Worker Rights Network
22 December 2015
Two Myanmar migrant workers could face the death penalty if convicted this week of...
Original (R) and fake viagra pills are presented at a press conference on counterfeit medicines which is part of the 2nd Counterfeit Medicine Information Forum of the customs office, Interpol, pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies in Berlin, Germany, 11 September 2013. Photo: Stephanie Pilick/EPA
22 December 2015
Interpol seized counterfeit drugs worth $7 million in September in an operation...
21 December 2015
China has appointed its first counter-terrorism chief, state media said Monday, as it...
A handout video still image obtained from the SITE Institute on 22 September 2009, shows Ayman al-Zawahiri, the number two in the leadership of al-Qaeda. Photo: EPA/SITE INSTITUTE
19 December 2015
Delhi police have busted a suspected Al-Qaeda cell and arrested a founder member of the...
Bangladesh Navy Patrol Boat. Photo: DEW
18 December 2015
92 Myanmar fishermen were arrested by the Bangladeshi navy and sent to the Cox's Bazaar...
Myanmar migrants work in a garment factory in Mae Sot, Thailand. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
18 December 2015
Today, 18 December 2015, marks the 25th anniversary of the International Convention on...

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