Address enforced disappearances, deliver justice for the victims and their families

(Bangkok, Paris, Phnom Penh) On the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, our organizations call on the governments of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam to adequately investigate all cases of enforced disappearances in their respective countries, determine the fate or whereabouts of the victims, and ensure the victims’ families have […]

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30/08/2563

Public Statement “The Exercise of Freedom of Expression to Criticize the Monarchy”

Since 18 July 2020, youth and various civic groups have demonstrated against dictatorship in Thailand.  Free Youth has proposed three demands: the state must stop intimidating the people, a new constitution must be drafted, and parliament must be dissolved. At least 107 public activities and assemblies have been organized in 52 provinces, the latest of […]

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12/08/2563

Statement calling for the examination and prompt release on the case of Tiwagorn, who was detained after wearing shirt “I Lost Faith in the Monarchy”

According to Prachatai, on 9 July 2020, Mr. Tiwagorn Withiton was forcibly taken from his home in Khon Kean by police officials to Rajanagarindra Psychiatric Hospital in Khon Kaen. The police also confiscated his personal mobile phone, computer, and shirt which is perceived critical to the monarchy, while some of the troops have been deployed […]

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22/07/2563

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 […]

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07/07/2560

Press Statement: Human Rights Organizations’ Concerns on the Implementation of
the Draft “Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Enforced Disappearances Act B.E….”

As a ratifying state party to the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) which has become effective to the country since 1 November 2007 and a signatory to the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICPPED) since 9 January 2012, Thailand is […]

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