Amnesty International (AI)
19 Feb 2023
Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal may sit as a member of Amnesty International Thailand's Board of Directors, three years after his term expired, as the justifications given by the authorities to prevent him from doing so were invalid, the Administrative Court has ruled.
16 Feb 2023
A series of investigative reports on the struggle for bail rights featured in Prachatai English were recognised by Amnesty International Thailand during its 14 February 2023 Human Rights Media Awards 2022 ceremony at the Sukosol Hotel.
1 Feb 2023
The Myanmar military continues to arbitrarily arrest, torture and murder people with impunity two years after launching a coup, Amnesty International said today, calling for increased global action and solidarity ahead of the anniversary on 1 February.
16 Nov 2022
Amnesty International Thailand submitted petitions to the Thai government, APEC host country calling for an end of the bloody crackdown in Myanmar.
1 Sep 2022
On the occasion of International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Amnesty International consider the adoption of the anti-torture bill to constitute an important step toward the prevention and redress of these crimes.
7 Jul 2022
Amnesty International launched an urgent call for action, demanding the Thai authorities to drop all proceedings against Sitanun Satsaksit, a sister of Wanchalearm, one of the abducted Thai exiles and ensure safety and enabling atmosphere for human rights advocacies.
26 May 2022
2021 saw a worrying rise in executions and death sentences as some of the world’s most prolific executioners returned to business as usual and courts were unshackled from Covid-19 restrictions, Amnesty International said in its annual review of the death penalty.
4 May 2022
A Pathumwan administrator has blocked plans for a public discussion of human rights issues by candidates slated to run in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bangkok using Covid-19 spread risk as a reason, although activities of such kind had been held before.
31 Mar 2022
Political leaders and corporate titans put profit and power ahead of people, betraying promises for fair recovery from pandemic, stated in the annual report of Amnesty International.
10 Mar 2022
Prisoners of war in the Russian invasion of Ukraine must have their rights respected under the Third Geneva Convention, Amnesty International said on 7 March.
1 Mar 2022
Prachatai’s collaborative investigative report on Wanchalearm Satsaksit’s disappearance and a documentary on the unremitting hardship of an injured Red Shirt protester have received awards from Amnesty International Thailand (AIT).
17 Feb 2022
Amnesty International has had a longstanding presence in Thailand and is committed to continuing to promote and protect human rights for people in the country despite calls for it to be expelled, the organization said on 16 February.