Statement by Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR): Request for Authorities to Stop Obstructing Exercise of the Right to Freedom of Expression and Peaceful Assembly in the Case of the Protest against the Krabi Coal-Fired Power Plant

Since 17 February 2017, protesters have gathered in front of the Government House to oppose the government bid to open a coal power plant in Krabi province. The authorities have moved in to take control of the area, by removing a portable restroom truck and prohibiting movement in and out of the demonstration site. Consequently, […]

TLHR

18/02/2560

TLHR’s Legal Opinion on Prosecutions of “Referendum Suspects”

On 10 December 1932, King Prajadhipok (Rama VII) gave effect to the first constitution of the people of Siam after the Siamese Revolution of the same year, marking Thailand’s transition from absolute to constitutional monarchy. To commemorate the promulgation, 10 December is annually celebrated as Constitution Day. However, Thailand has seen more than one constitution […]

TLHR

23/12/2559

Public Statement Condemning Bomb Attacks in Southern Thailand, Demanding Fair Trial Rights and Transparent Investigation

Public Statement Condemning Bomb Attacks in Southern Thailand, Demanding Fair Trial Rights and Transparent Investigation           During 11-14 August 2016, 17 explosions took place in seven provinces in Southern Thailand causing a number of lives and damages. Since 13 August 2016, the Thai authorities have responded by invoking Section 44 of the Constitution of the […]

TLHR

15/08/2559
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