A joint supplementary submission to the UN Human Rights Committee: ICJ, TLHR and CrCF

On 24 April 2020, the ICJ, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) and the Cross Cultural Foundation (CrCF) made a joint supplementary submission to the UN Human Rights Committee on Thailand’s implementation of its human rights obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). In their submission, the ICJ, TLHR and CrCF […]

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24/04/2563

Eleven humanitarian organizations made an open letter to the Department of Corrections, urging for the release of vulnerable detainees at risk of being affected by the Coronavirus

On 15 April 2020 – FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights along with 10 humanitarian organizations made an open letter to the Police Colonel Nararat Sesawanant, Director-General of the Department of Corrections, urging for the release of vulnerable detainees as well as those with less serious offenses, in order to mitigate the state of congestion inside […]

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16/04/2563

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

CSO call for a prompt investigation into the alleged torture of Mr. Abdullah Isomuso

Joint statement: Civil society organizations call for a prompt investigation into the alleged torture of a suspected insurgent and urge the government to pass legislation criminalizing torture and ill-treatment 23 July 2019 On 21 July 2019, at around 3:00 am, Mr. Abdullah Isomuso, a suspected insurgent, was found unconscious inside the Inquiry Unit of Ingkhayutthaborihan […]

TLHR

23/07/2562

Public statement on the fifth anniversary of the seizure of power by the NCPO The lingering remnants of the coup

On 16 July 2019, the new cabinet after the first general election under the 2017 Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand was sworn and triggered the cessation of powers and duties of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) which ruled the country since 22 May 2014.  Nonetheless, throughout the past five years, the […]

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17/07/2562

Campaigns to collect signatures to impeach the Election Commission of Thailand is a Constitutional right.

Universities should offer spaces to nurture the exercise of freedom of expression In the aftermath of Thailand’s national election on 24 March 2019, students and the general public have raised questions and expressed their skepticism regarding the performance of the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT). Throughout the election process – from the tabulation of the […]

TLHR

04/04/2562

Statement condemning the intimidation of Ekachai Hongkangwan and Anurak Jeantawanich + a demand that the perpetrators be prosecuted

On 31 March 2019, two activists, Ekachai Hongkangwan and Anurak Jeantawanich (also known as “Ford Red Path”) organised an activity at Ratchaprasong Intersection to collect signatures for a petition calling for the removal of the Election Commission. The petition came after Thailand’s general election on 24 March 2019 was beset with broad public concerns about […]

TLHR

02/04/2562

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 […]

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