Summary of “The Legal Opinion on the Declaration of the State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic”

By virtue of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in the State of Emergency B.E. 2548 (2005) (“The Emergency Decree”), the Prime Minister announced the government would declare a state of emergency in all areas in the Kingdom in response to COVID-19 pandemic. The state of emergency is in effect from 26 March to 30 […]

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30/03/2563

Artist arrested for posting “Suvarnabhumi Airport has no screening for Covid-19” while in 14-day self-quarantine after his return from Spain

A 42-year-old artist was arrested at his art gallery in Phuket while in self-quarantine for the eighth day after his return from Spain. A charge was filed by the Airports of Thailand PCL against him for putting into a computer system false computer data after he had posted alleging that he encountered no Covid-19 screening […]

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24/03/2563

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
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