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News Thailand » Religion: Religious leaders to discuss how religion can help make a peaceful society

News channel or source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/national/30339551
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The dialogues of religions hosted by HWPL, called the World Alliance of ... president of Ramakrishna Vedanta Association of Thailand; Dr Naw Kham La Dhammasami, founder of the Institute of Buddhist Psychology; pastor Virendra Arora of the Seventh-day ...

News Thailand » Religion: China demands Malaysia send back Uyghur asylum seekers

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/china-demands-malaysia-send-back-uyghur-asylum-seekers/81614
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Malaysia is currently in talks with Thailand regarding the issue ... where Uyghurs are interned and often forced to denounce their religion and customs; they are instead exposed to Chinese propaganda. Human Rights Watch has also called on the Malaysian ...

News Thailand » Religion: Malaysia in talks with Thailand over detained Uighur Muslims

News channel or source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1414995/malaysia-in-talks-with-thailand-over-detained-uighur-muslims
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

"We are discussing the situation with Thailand... We will take action that will not upset ... torture of Uighur detainees and tight control on their religion and culture. It denies wrongdoing. Over the years, hundreds, possibly thousands, of Uighurs ...

News Thailand » Religion: Torture Porn Reigns in This Buddhist Hell Garden

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/msn/torture-porn-reigns-in-this-buddhist-hell-garden/ar-BBJqNow
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Because of its distance from Bangkok, the Hell Garden remains a hidden gem, frequented mostly by Thai families. For anyone who has ever assumed that Buddhism is a peaceful religion, this glimpse into the gory afterlife will set you straight, offering an ...

News Thailand » Religion: Pope and Bangladesh leader discuss coexistence between religions and Rohingya

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope-and-Bangladesh-leader-discuss-coexistence-between-religions-and-Rohingya-43080.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Pope and Bangladesh leader discuss coexistence between religions and Rohingya Middle East South Asia ... Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore Sri Lanka Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Thailand Turkey Turkmenistan United Arab Emirates Uzbekistan Vietnam Yemen ...

News Thailand » Religion: From the Editor: 10 Ways Thai Media Can Fail Less

News channel or source: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/opinion/2018/02/11/editor-thai-media-fail/
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Faith and religion did this until supplanted by other human creations ... When it’s not raining, we in the Thai media are failing to deliver this. People look at what we’re putting out, and they’re not buying it. We fail to help make sense of ...

News Thailand » Religion: San Diego couple arrested in Thailand for baring their backsides at a religious site

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-thailand-tourists-20171130-story.html
Publication date: hursday 30 November 2017

Jarupat also said they could be charged under Section 206 of Thailand's criminal law, which prohibits "insulting or defaming a religion." Possible punishments include two to seven years in jail. "This is a reminder that everyone should have respect for ...

News Thailand » Religion: Thailand profile: Monarchy, the military and Buddhism in the 'land of smiles'

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/06/world/asia/thailand-country-profile/index.html
Publication date: Wednesday 05 November 2014

The Thai government has stated in a letter to CNN that "the problems in the Southern Border Provinces of Thailand have no direct linkage to religions ... [and] no direct linkage to any separatist movements."

News Thailand » Religion: Thailand set to make Buddhism the state religion

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/24/world/asia/24iht-thai.1.5852389.html
Publication date: Wednesday 23 May 2007

BANGKOK — In a step that could sharpen divisions in its increasingly violent, largely Muslim southern provinces, Thailand appears ready for the first time to make Buddhism the state religion in a new constitution. Under pressure from masses of orange ...