The Thai Government fails to address international concern over key human rights issues at UN-backed review

Bangkok, Paris, 17 march 2022. The Thai government failed to address international concerns by refusing to accept key human rights recommendations that Thailand received during its third Universal Periodic Review (UPR), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organizations Internet Law Reform Dialogue (iLaw), Manushya Foundation, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR), […]

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18/03/2565

Public Statement: The Revenue Department used as a political tool to discriminate against CSOs

While the Government of General Prayut Chan-ocha is making an effort to introduce a law to empower the state to control and restrict independence of civil society organizations which operate for community and social development without seeking profits, there has been an order from the government for the Revenue Department to conduct tax audits on […]

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14/03/2565

Revenue officers used as a tool to harass civil society, tax audits requested, but questioning made to dig up detail of operation and employment

Translated from iLaw https://ilaw.or.th/node/6084 On 11 February 2022 at 13.00, representatives from civil society organizations conducted a press conference about the attempt to conduct tax audits on various CSOs working for human rights and being critical of the current administration. Such inquiry is viewed as an attempt to scrutinize and was made within and outside […]

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14/03/2565

Closed door trial ordered by the Nonthaburi Provincial Court for order-good moral of the people, cited by public prosecutor, in a Section 112 case of taking and throwing the King Rama X’s picture frame into the canal.

21 February 2022, the Nonthaburi Provincial Court scheduled Siraphat Deeswat, a 35-year-old Nonthaburi resident who was prosecuted with Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code, to a plead and review of the evidence. Siraphat was accused of taking the King Rama X’s portrait with the frame from the front of Prachacheun Village and throw the […]

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08/03/2565

Political detainees held in detention during investigation or pending trial in mid-2021

Between August 2021 and 5 March 2022, at least 29 individuals were detained during police investigation or pending trial which stemmed from their exercise of the right to political assembly and expression. Name, date of temporary release, and duration of detention Chitipat was granted bail on 23 November 2021 with conditions, including wearing electronic monitoring […]

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08/03/2565

Penguin-Arnon-Rung-Mike motioned for issuance of subpoena duces tecum – the Ministry of Finance’s complaint against King Rama VII – the Crown Property Bureau – King Rama X’s travel document – to defend in 19Sep.Rally trial.

During 21 – 22 February 2022, the lawyer, who was legally authorized by Parit Chiwarak, Arnon Nampha, Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul, and Panupong Jadnok, submitted requests inquiring for documents to 5 agencies which are the Civil Court, the Appeal Court, the Crown Property Bureau, the Immigration Bureau, and the Thai Airways International Public Company Limited. The inquired […]

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07/03/2565
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