“An academic forum is not a military barrack” Prosecution of peaceful expression at an academic conference

1. The challenge of academic freedom at the “Thai Studies Forum”   After 10 postponements within one year of pre-trial inquiry appointments, on 4th July 2018, the public prosecutor in Chiang Mai formally indicted five accused: Dr. Chayan Wattanaputi, Ms. Pakawadee Weerapaspong, Mr. Nontawat Machai, Mr. Chaiyapong Samnieng, and Mr. Teeramon Bua-ngam in the Chiang […]