ICJ and TLHR welcome the lifting of the ban on political activities but much more is needed

Bangkok, Thailand — The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) welcome the decision of Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, acting as the Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), to lift certain restrictions on political activities. The organizations highlight, however, that much more is needed to […]

TLHR

13/12/2561

UN body petitioned over the longest ongoing detention of a lèse-majesté defendant

Bangkok, Paris, 5 November 2018: FIDH and its partner organization Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) today petitioned the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) to seek the release of lèse-majesté defendant Siraphop Kornaroot. Since August 2012, the WGAD has found the detention of seven other individuals detained under Article 112 of […]

TLHR

06/11/2561

Military Court will conduct an inquiry on a civilian lawyer for allegedly disseminating a testimony of a military witness

Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) writes to draw your immediate attention to the certain situation of Military Court’s inquiry of a civilian‘s defense lawyer Anon Numpha for allegedly sharing a testimony of a military witness adduced by a military prosecutor. Tomorrow, the Bangkok Military Court is going to inquire Mr. Anon Numpha at the […]

TLHR

02/10/2561

‘Ekachai Hongkangwan’ attacked as result of his continuing expose of the government’s corruption

Ekachai Hongkangwan with his action on Pathumwan Sky Walk   A well-known political activist, Ekachai Hongkangwan, was injured in the latest attack as a result of his attempt to incessantly hold the government accountable for corruption. This time, he was struck on his arms with a large wooden stick. Ekachai Hongkangwan posted brief information on […]

TLHR

24/08/2561

Statement Demanding the immediate release of Ekkachai Hongkangwan from unlawful custody

Around 8:24 am on 24 October 2017, a pro-democracy activist Mr Ekkachai Hongkangwan contacted Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR), informing that about 11 military officials came to his residence in Bangkok. Reportedly, the authorities who declined to give their names and affiliations had Ekkachai choose between having a ‘trip’ to Kanchanburi province or spending […]

TLHR

25/10/2560

A roundup on 28 April: Eight alleged admins of Facebook pages raided and held in custody at the CSD, Criminal Court to deliver an order on the habeas corpus case at 10.00am on 29 April

There were two developments on 28 April 2016. First, relatives of the persons held in custody have gone to the Bangkok Criminal Court to file a complaint asking the Court to review the lawfulness of the detention and to have them released from custody. The Court will deliver the verdict on 29 April at 10.00am. […]

TLHR

29/04/2559

January 2015: Hearing schedule of five cases assisted by TLHR

Press Release January 2015: Hearing schedule of five cases assisted by TLHR             During the latter half of January 2015, there are five cases handled by the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) to go on trial including; PDRC demonstration site bombing in Trat province (Black Case no. O1213/2557, Trat Provincial Court) Prosecution witness examination […]

Thai Lawyers for Human Rights

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