At least 6 individuals held imprisoned under Section 112 and 1 individual held imprisoned under Section 116 of the Criminal Code

After the precedent judgement of the Criminal Court in the case of Section 112 of “Anchan”, she was sentenced to 87 years in prison. The sentence was reduced by half to 29 years and 174 months in prison owned by Anchan’s plead guilty. Afterwards, the Court of Appeal issued an order not allowing bail out […]

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01/03/2564

The Number of Prosecutions under “Lèse Majesté” in 2020-2021

The number of prosecutions under “Lèse Majesté” from November 24, 2020 – 15 July 2021 *Last edited 20 July 2021, at 10.00 hr. On 19 November 2020, General Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement regarding the political situation by declaring that it was necessary to increase intensified suppressing measure by enforcing every law and section against […]

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17/12/2563

Voice of “Somyot”, he was locked up again after spending seven years in jail previously, “It feels even more painful”

Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, 59, has been through the thick and thin, numerous protests, legal cases and seven years in prison after being convicted of violation of Article 112. This time, Somyot is back in prison again on a national security offense, but this time he is accused of violating Article 116 of the Criminal Code in […]

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23/11/2563

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 […]

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30/07/2563

Court dismisses motion to release Tiwagorn from unlawful custody, citing the applicant not entitled to do so

Yesterday, 21 July 2020, Mr. Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, aka “Pai Dao Din,” a secretary of the House Committee on Legal Affairs, Justice and Human Rights and lawyers from the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) have applied to the Khon Kaen Provincial Court requesting for the release of Mr. Tiwagorn Withiton from unlawful detention pursuant to […]

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22/07/2563

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

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

‘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 […]

TLHR

09/05/2562

The 10 Human Rights Phenomena in 2018

2018 marks the fifth year since the Thai military staged a coup in Thailand, installing the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) in government. During these five years, human rights violations have continued unabated. Restrictions of freedom of expression, holding individuals in custody in military barracks, prosecuting those exercising their rights and freedoms in […]

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