At least 291 people have been monitored and intimidated by state authorities over the course of 2021.

Throughout 2021, in addition to the unprecedentedly high level of political prosecution, state authorities have continuously monitored and harassed citizens unlawfully without warrants. This has occurred so much to the point that it almost became “normal”. And, no one has been seriously keeping authorities’ use of power in check. This behavior by state officers was […]

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18/01/2565

Student visited by police after sharing news about Tiwagorn and the triumphal arch in honor of the King and forced to sign MOU promising not to publish anything about the monarchy again

Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) was informed of police intimidation and harassment from “Noom” (pseudonym), a university student in Bangkok. After sharing news about the confinement of Tiwagorn Withiton and the soaring price of triumphal arches in honor of the King as reported by Prachatai, at his house, he was visited by plainclothes officers […]

TLHR

31/07/2563

Combined forces raiding home of the FB user posting photo of Tiwagorn wearing T-shit printed “I have lost faith in the monarchy” and taking him to police station

14 July 2020, around 15.30, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) has been informed by Mr. Kriangkrai Singhon that he was taken by Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) officials and held in custody at the Chiang Khan Police Station in Loey. He was taken there to give a statement as a witness since his personal […]

TLHR

30/07/2563

The 88th anniversary of June 24th: A National Day on which commemoration is banned, 21 events organized amidst intimidation and harassment throughout Thailand

The commemoration of June 24th this year is organized amidst one of the tensest situations to mark Thailand’s transition to democracy. On its 88th anniversary, the activities are not only centered in historic places in Bangkok but also other parts of Thailand as people from various regions have organized various forms of action in memory […]

TLHR

02/07/2563

The unfolding “witch hunt” after the emergence of “Royalist Marketplace” Facebook group

The emergence of “Royalist Marketplace” Facebook group founded by Pavin Chachavalpongpun, an academic who has become a political exile since after the 2014 coup has ignited a fire on the expression of opinions regarding Thailand’s monarchy following the virality of the issue in the Twitter sphere. Founded on 16 April 2020, the Facebook group has […]

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04/06/2563
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