The proliferation of harassment and restrictions of freedom: Reflecting on human rights in the aftermath of Prayuth’s return to premiership

The return of Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha as Prime Minister after the elections continues to be shrouded with questions concerning freedom and justice. Such questions remain after he was voted in by the Parliament on 6 June 2019 and even after the cessation of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) given the new cabinet […]

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21/08/2562

She and he who remain incarcerated: At least nine defendants in the lèse-majesté cases are denied bail, while fighting charges against them

On 4 September 2018, the Bangkok Military Court has allowed Natthathida “Waen” Meewangpla, a former volunteer nurse and a star witness in the post-mortem inquest of six deaths in Wat Pathumwanara, to bail herself out. She has been accused in the Bangkok Criminal Court bomb attack and a lèse-majesté case (royal defamation). Natthathida has been […]

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12/10/2561
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