As if the NCPO Never Left: Six Years After the Coup and the Persistence of Human Rights Violations

As the new Cabinet was sworn in before His Majesty the King on 16 July 2019, the junta-led National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) stepped down from power after having ruled the country for five years, one month, and 23 days. Nevertheless, the network of powerful political actors established under the NCPO regime has […]

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22/05/2563

Attorney General dropped a case against Lawyer June over her refusal to consent to warrantless search of her car

On 27 August 2019, Ms Sirikan Charoensiri, known as Lawyer June, went to meet the inquiry officer who was responsible for her case at Chanasongkram Police Station, Bangkok, to hear the Attorney General’s order on the case against her in which she was charged with an offence of refusing to comply with an official order […]

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30/08/2562

13 political cases opened against “Ja New”, the most heavily accused activist in Thailand, before he suffered repeated attacks by unknown assailants once again

Under the rule of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), which has been using the ‘law’ and ‘administration of justice’ as broad political tools to suppress political movements and citizens’ freedom of expression.  It seems that lawsuits against student activists and members of the general public for staging peaceful protests, are their ‘reward’ […]

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22/08/2562
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