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Legal news from Monday, May 26, 2014
by Taylor Gillan

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 on the condition that they give no interviews and take part in no political activities. Following their arrest the Thai military junta, the National Peace …

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by Taylor Gillan

Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported on Monday that traffickers in Yemen 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 of Migrants by Human Traffickers in a Climate of Immunity," …

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