Statement on the Arbitrary Arrest and Detention of Mr Charoenchai Sae-tang

On 1 July 2017, military personnel and ununiformed authorities have invoked power under Article 44 of the interim Constitution to arbitrarily arrest Mr Charoenchai Sae-tang, an activist who campaigned to have Article 112 of the Thai Criminal Code (lèse-majesté) revoked, and confiscate his communication devices. Charoenchai was unlawfully arrested at his residence in Bangkok, and […]



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, […]