The Western Rangoon District Court holds a hearing in the high-profile case of a family accused of severely abusing two young girls who worked at their tailor shop in downtown…
The MNHRC officials had been under intense criticism for their handling of a high-profile case where two young maids were allegedly tortured and abused by their employers.
Rangoon Division’s Border and Security Affairs Minister said that punitive action would be taken against police accused of failing to protect the victims in the Ava tailor abuse case.
Six members of a family accused of severely abusing two young housemaids at their tailor shop in downtown Rangoon made their first court appearance today.
Amnesty International vows to continue to investigate torture in Thailand after being forced to cancel a press conference to release a report into widespread allegations.
Amnesty International says Thailand’s military government has allowed a “culture of torture” to flourish since the army seized power in a 2014 coup.