Number of persons held in custody at Border Patrol Police Region 1 – The Narcotic Suppression Bureau from participating in political assemblies

There has been a slew of persons relentlessly being taken to and detained at the Border Patrol Police Region 1 in Pathumthani Province as a result of their participation in political assemblies in Bangkok. According to the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR), from 13 October 2020 to 3 August 2021, at least 335 individuals […]

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24/08/2564

Human Rights Situation Report February 2021

In February, the pattern of legal harassment by the authorities has emerged. The “public health” regulations and the “lèse-majesté” law were concomitantly used against dissidents. Oftentimes the laws were interpreted in an arbitrary manner, resulting in rising numbers of citizens suffering from politically motivated lawsuits. Beyond the realm of law court, violence was spilled onto […]

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15/03/2564

Human Rights Situation Report January 2021

With the continuation of COVID 19-related restrictions in January, the authorities have developed legal mechanism for limiting any possibility of public demonstration, and persecuting dissidents on grounds of public health and safety violations. The well-being and political rights of Thai citizens remain gravely unprotected as the abuse of the “lèse-majesté” law is intensified, leading to […]

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15/03/2564

Drop charges against people and guarantee their rights to access justice

During the first outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, protestors continued to stage political rallies demanding the Prime Minister’s resignation, a new constitution, and monarchical reforms in defiance of the nationwide state of emergency. In response, state authorities have pursued legal actions against a number of people who exercised their freedom of assembly. According […]

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19/02/2564

The Court of Appeal denied a request to release 4 protest leaders, citing their speeches have tarnished the reputation of the monarchy, despite the lack of final verdict

On 15 February 2021 at 16.30 approximate, The Criminal Court read the order of the Court of Appeal to deny bail requests of 4 protest leaders of the “Ratsadon Group”, which is in accordance to the Court of First Instance. After 11 February 2021, the lawyer filed an appeal against the Court’s order denying bail […]

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19/02/2564

Address enforced disappearances, deliver justice for the victims and their families

(Bangkok, Paris, Phnom Penh) On the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, our organizations call on the governments of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam to adequately investigate all cases of enforced disappearances in their respective countries, determine the fate or whereabouts of the victims, and ensure the victims’ families have […]

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30/08/2563

Two weeks after youth groups began to free themselves: Their call to end harassments backfired

On 18 July 2020, a group of secondary school and university students, together with other ordinary citizens, held the #FreeYouth demonstration at the Democracy Monument. The protestors’ three collective demands call for the government to dissolve the Parliament, rewrite the Constitution, and end all forms of state harassment of critics. During the following two weeks, […]

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03/08/2563

Cambodia replies to UN that Wanchalerm had a visa to stay in the country until the end of 2017, and it has no clue about his disappearance

On 15 July 2020, Sitanan Satsaksit was informed by the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) about responses from the Cambodian government regarding the disappearance of her brother Wanchalerm Satsaksit, a Thai political dissident who had been in exile in Cambodia. By checking the record of Wanchalerm’s travel in and out of Cambodia which happened […]

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17/07/2563

The unfolding “witch hunt” after the emergence of “Royalist Marketplace” Facebook group

The emergence of “Royalist Marketplace” Facebook group founded by Pavin Chachavalpongpun, an academic who has become a political exile since after the 2014 coup has ignited a fire on the expression of opinions regarding Thailand’s monarchy following the virality of the issue in the Twitter sphere. Founded on 16 April 2020, the Facebook group has […]

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04/06/2563

As if the NCPO Never Left: Six Years After the Coup and the Persistence of Human Rights Violations

As the new Cabinet was sworn in before His Majesty the King on 16 July 2019, the junta-led National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) stepped down from power after having ruled the country for five years, one month, and 23 days. Nevertheless, the network of powerful political actors established under the NCPO regime has […]

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22/05/2563

TLHR Overall Situation in April 2020

The government’s extension to impose a state of emergency in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, a public concern of the abuse of emergency measures to suppress on vulnerable groups and freedom of expression. Reported, Narcotics Control Operations beat a villager to death and heavily injured. Armed Forces later agreed to compensate the family with […]

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12/05/2563
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