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Thai PM Prayuth slams academics living abroad over criticisms against govt

THAILAND’S Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha on Monday chastised the country’s academics living abroad for criticising his government. According to The Nation, Prayuth said these academics have been unfair in their comments against his administration, which he insisted has “many things for the country”. In his keynote speech at the annual conference …

Pushing back against Libya’s extremists | Transitions

The people of Libya were invariably forced to express their support for Muammar Qaddafi for over 40 years in order to ensure their personal safety. The intolerant and authoritarian nature of Qaddafi’s regime constrained Libyan’s political, civil, and religious rights by curtailing their freedom of expression and thought, freedom of …