Legal news from Monday, May 26, 2014
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[JURIST] Armed Thai soldiers on Sunday arrested human rights defender Sukanya Prueksakasemsuk and her son Panitan Prueksakasemsuk following a raid of their house in Bangkok. They were released on Monday from military custody [HRW report] on the condition that they give no interviews and take part in no political activities. [read more]

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[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] reported [press release] on Monday that traffickers in Yemen [HRW backgrounder] are holding African migrants in detention camps and using torture as a method of extorting money from their families with the cooperation of local officials. The report, entitled "'Yemen's Torture Camps': Abuse [read more]

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