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 […]



His Parents’ First Smile in Six Days: a record of “Niranam_” before bail.

24 February 2020 It’s the sixth day since the Twitter user “Niranam_” (meaning “Anonymous”), whose contents publicly criticizing Thai politics and society had been followed by more than a hundred thousand concerned citizens, was detained at Pattaya police station. He was then imprisoned at Pattaya Special Prison afterward, as the court’s denied a request for […]



Twitter User named “Niranam_”, arrested for computer crime offence over posts related to Thai monarchy, denied bail as the Court deems it a “serious offense”

On 19 February 2020, the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) was informed by a 20-year-old twitter user with aliases “Niranam_” (@ssj_2475) from Chonburi (who does not want to reveal his real name) that police allegedly searched his residence and arrested him to the Pattaya Police Station without producing arrest warrant. He was later notified […]



‘Pai’ and his 870 days behind bars

On 8 May, Viboon Boonpattararaksa posted in his Facebook page about his son, Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, aka ‘Pai’ that “Good news!, Pai Dao Din is to be released on 10 May 2019. Please share his news as people keep asking me about his. Thank you.” After being convicted and sentenced to two years and six months […]



Prosecutions to stifle the right to freedom of expression must be stopped The case of Lt. Sunisa Thiwakorndamrong

Col Burin Thongpraphai, legal officer of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has reported the case against Lt. Sunisa Thiwakorndamrong who had posted facebook messages allegedly critical to Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Head of the NCPO and the government. She was accused of committing an offence pertaining to bringing into computer system false information […]



A roundup on 28 April: Eight alleged admins of Facebook pages raided and held in custody at the CSD, Criminal Court to deliver an order on the habeas corpus case at 10.00am on 29 April

There were two developments on 28 April 2016. First, relatives of the persons held in custody have gone to the Bangkok Criminal Court to file a complaint asking the Court to review the lawfulness of the detention and to have them released from custody. The Court will deliver the verdict on 29 April at 10.00am. […]


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