While the military has condemned more than 100 people to death since the coup, including two children, the executions were the first since the 1980s.
Some of the victims’ hands were tied when their bodies were found in a Myanmar village, locals said.
'Before Thais can learn to have faith in the institutions that are so necessary to a functioning society, they need to start having faith in each other.'
“The army are brave enough to stage a coup but frightened of comments on the internet."
Myanmar Confirms That Aung San Suu Kyi Will Not Be President — but a Former Aide Will Rule in Her Name
A close friend and senior aide of hers, Htin Kyaw, is instead expected to rule in her name. Aung San Suu Kyi is constitutionally barred from holding the presidency.
Despite President Michel Kafando's return to office, it was coup leader General Diendéré who welcomed a delegation of West African leaders, who traveled to the capital to make sure the interim president was officially reinstated.
Thai military courts sentenced a man to 30 years and a woman to 28 years for insulting the monarchy on Facebook — and these charges and penalties are on the rise.
The electoral delay, which is the second since the military seized power, means the nation will not go to the polls until August 2016 at the earliest, some 27 months after the army's coup.
A priceless replica of a royal Thai crown was stolen from a museum in France. Now a replica of that replica could cause trouble back in Thailand for artist Arin Rungjang.
Yingluck Shinawatra's supporters say the trial is a ploy by the junta to stifle her influence and keep her from running in promised upcoming elections.
As Brazil’s National Truth Commission wraps up its work and disbands, calls are growing for the punishment of perpetrators of torture, murder, and forced disappearances.