Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

Leaders of New Thai Party Charged Over Facebook Political Speech

The founder of the Future Forward Party, Thananthorn Juangroongruangkit and two other prominent members of the party are facing up to five years in jail and fines for the dissemination of false information on the ruling military government on Facebook. The Facebook post contained a speech by Thananthorn discussing how […]

“Rigged” Election In Russia Draws Attention To The Government’s Corruption

Gubernatorial elections were held in the Primorye district in Eastern Russia, and the improbable victory of a less popular candidate has a number of Russian citizens wondering if the electoral process was tampered with. The Independent reports that in the last one percent of voting precincts to be counted, United […]

Europe Not Living Up To Its Own Human Rights Standards

The perilous Mediterranean crossing between North Africa and Europe has been without NGO search and rescue ships since August 26. Anti-migration policies put forward by the Italian and Maltese governments have succeeded in frustrating the efforts of NGO workers and restricting the number of rescue vessels in the Central Mediterranean […]