Prominent British rights activist Andy Hall leaves Thailand, saying he fears for his safety amid legal problems and growing harassment from companies.
A guilty verdict for a British activist in Thailand charged with defamation for alleging ill-treatment of migrant workers at a big fruit company sets an alarming precedent, say rights groups.
A Facebook post that alerted a group of Burmese migrants to their own exploitation has triggered a landmark case on the rights of foreign workers in Thailand.
When disasters destroy schools in Burma and elsewhere in the region, hundreds of thousands of children lose out, according to a new report by Save the Children.
For one Burmese man, a few beers with a friend turned into a five-year ordeal on a Thai fishing boat.
Many are still reluctant to leave, but after 30 years of displacement, refugees living in camps in Thailand are beginning to see the possibility of returning to their homeland.