Translation of Thailand Constitutional Court ruling No. 19/2564: the speeches of pro-democracy activists overthrow the monarchy

On the occasion of 2021 Constitution Day in Thailand and International Human Rights Day. Constitutional Court Ruling: A Selection of Documents in the Justice in Translation Justice in Southeast Asia Lab at Center for Southeast Asian Studies UW-Madison CSEAS – New presented the translation of Constitutional Court Ruling No. 19/2564: A Selection of Documents in […]

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10/12/2564

The Constitutional Court read its ruling on 10 Nov., the case of Anon-Mike-Rung on whether their speeches overthrow the monarchy, without inquiry

On 10 November 2021, the Thai Constitutional Court read its ruling related to the speeches of Anon Nampa, Panupong Jadnok, and Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul, which were made during the Harry Potter themed rally on 3 August 2020, and a rally at Thammasat University on 10 August 2020. The Court was to rule whether the speeches constituted […]

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18/11/2564

International concern mounts over key human rights issues at UN-backed review

(Bangkok, Paris) The Thai government should address international concerns by accepting and implementing key human rights recommendations that Thailand received during its third Universal Periodic Review (UPR), FIDH and its member organizations Internet Law Reform Dialogue (iLaw), Manushya Foundation, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR), and Union for Civil Liberty (UCL) said today. “Since the […]

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17/11/2564

Nationwide Car Mob Cases Summarized: At Least 244 People Accused in 96 Cases

Even though the car mob activities, a form of political expression to demand Prayuth Chan-ocha’s resignation, have reduced in force this month, they have become an important alternative to political protest amidst the Covid-19 pandemic in the past three and a half months totaling more than a hundred events all over the country. Nevertheless, the […]

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09/11/2564

A hearing of the Constitutional Court ruling on whether or not a speech given by Arnon-Panupong-Panusaya overthrew a regime, without any oral hearings.

On 10 November 2021 at 15.00 hrs., at a courtroom on the third floor, the Constitutional Court is to hear a ruling whether the speeches given by the three human rights defenders; Arnon Nampa, a human rights lawyer; Panupong Jadnok; Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul at the 3 and 10 August 2020 rallies are considered an attempt to […]

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03/11/2564

Bail revocation hearings of four human rights defenders prosecuted with Lèse-majesté

On 3 November 2021 at 9.00 hrs., the Criminal Court at Ratchadapisek road is to conduct  bail revocation hearings of four human rights defenders; Arnon Nampa, a human rights lawyer; Panupong Jadnok; Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul, a university student activist leader; and Chaiamorn Kaewwiboonpan also known as Ammy The Bottom Blues, a singer and activist, in the […]

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02/11/2564

7 Weapons Riot Police Use to Disperse Protests in August – September

The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights has observed that authorities have employed 7 different kinds of weapons to disperse protests throughout August and September, as follows. 1. Water Cannon, or commonly called Jino, is a high-pressure water canon vehicle used to control public assemblies. It was employed for the first time in a protest in […]

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19/10/2564

Lawyer’s Notes from Prison Visit: ‘Penguin’, the solidarity and his gleaming hope

Even though ‘Mike’ Panupong Jadnok, ‘Boy’ Chatchai Kaedam, ‘Fah’ Promsorn Viradhammajair, Nutchanon Pairoj, and ‘Penguin’ Parit Chiwarak were temporarily released on the 15th September 2021 from the #2AugustProtest case, Penguin is still being detained at the Thanyaburi district prison from the case of #19SeptemberProtest.  Today, we started the conversation with Penguin asking about his well-being. […]

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11/10/2564

When Justice System is not a Safe Space: Stories of Gender-Based Harassment and Discrimination

One of the key milestones of the political movement since 2020 is the active participation of women and LGBTIQ+ groups, who have been taking up a leading role within the movement. The statistics of people politically accused since January this year show that at least 293 protest leaders or general citizens (including youths) facing lawsuits […]

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05/10/2564
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