Chinese govt expresses “deep concern" over reports that a USC gynecologist for years treated students, many from China, despite accusations of sexual abuse and harassment.
Move comes amid increasing international pressure to assure accountability.
Three-month sentence follows fines for 9 students after court deems performance to have criticized Tatmadaw.
Girls are trafficked into domestic servitude or sex slavery after their parents illegally marry them off, said officials in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
More than 160 groups sent a letter to the president urging for the immediate release of the reporters and calling for an investigation committee.
Police Captain Moe Yan Naing testified that officers were told to entrap reporters. A court decides next week whether to label him a hostile witness.
Rights group’s event in Chiang Mai shut down; report highlights plight of IDPs fleeing Tatmadaw troop deployments in Luthaw Township.
Police Cpt. Moe Yan Naing has been detained for over 120 days without family visits after being accused of passing secret documents to two reporters.
Sexual assault on elderly woman latest example of military impunity, group says.
President U Win Myint also issued a decree that nullified the “conditional release” stipulated in Article 401 (1) for those convicted on political charges.
Vietnamese human rights lawyer and activist Nguyen Van Dai was jailed for 15 years, along with five other activists who were given prison terms of seven to 12 years.
The 60,000 or more migrant children living in construction site camps are also particularly vulnerable to child labor, according to the UN report.
Thailand's seafood sector has come under scrutiny after investigations showed slavery, trafficking and violence on boats and at processing facilities.
A growing number of projects globally teach women and girls martial arts to boost their confidence, help them defend themselves and aid them to recover from abuse.
The Philippines' fight to end cybersex trafficking needs other countries to get tougher with predators who pay to watch children being abused over webcam.