One Month under the State of Emergency: Five Reasons Why the Emergency Decree Should Not Be Extended

It has been one month since the government has enforced the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations B.E. 2548 (2005) or “Emergency Decree” nationwide from 26 March 2020 to 30 April 2020. Before the decree expires, the government decided to extend its enforcement for another month and prepared to relax some restrictions imposed earlier to […]

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28/04/2563

Joint Statement: State-backed Online Information Operation Against Human Rights Defenders Must Be Fully Investigated and Immediately Halted

We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, urge the Thai government to investigate, and immediately halt, the alleged state-supported online attacks against human rights defenders, political activists, social critics, and opposition politicians. The censure debate on 25 February 2020 led by MP Wiroj Lakkhana-Adisorn from the disbanded opposition party, Future Forward, has revealed several pieces of […]

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02/03/2563

Twitter User named “Niranam_”, arrested for computer crime offence over posts related to Thai monarchy, denied bail as the Court deems it a “serious offense”

On 19 February 2020, the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) was informed by a 20-year-old twitter user with aliases “Niranam_” (@ssj_2475) from Chonburi (who does not want to reveal his real name) that police allegedly searched his residence and arrested him to the Pattaya Police Station without producing arrest warrant. He was later notified […]

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20/02/2563
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