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By Amnesty International |
Women and LGBTI activists in Thailand are being subjected to an online onslaught of abusive speech laced with misogynistic, homophobic and transphobic language, sexualized content and other forms of technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TfGBV), Amnesty International said in a new report released yesterday (16 May).
By Yiamyut Sutthichaya |
<p>The Thai office of Amnesty International over the past few months has increasingly turned to tackle more domestic human rights issues. An interview with the Country Director reveals that this decision has had a great impact, even threatening the organization&rsquo;s existence, and including death threats against Amnesty personnel.</p>
By Amnesty International Thailand |
<p>Amnesty International Thailand submitted petitions to the Thai government, APEC host country calling for an end of the bloody crackdown in Myanmar.&nbsp;</p>
By Harrison George |
By Prachatai |
<p>Ministry of Interior has dismissed an appeal to nominate Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal to be Amnesty&#39;s Board Member. Amnesty will file a lawsuit, but the student activist fears that&nbsp;when he&nbsp;get the position back, his&nbsp;term will already be over.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
By Amnesty International Thailand |
<div> <div>Amnesty International Thailand organised the 2017 Media Awards on Thursday 25th January 2018 at the Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok. The four award categories covered print media, online media, and television.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, Chair of Amnesty International Thailand, explained that the event was organised out of respect for the role of the media in observing human rights principles and creating human rights awareness in our society. </div></div>
By Amnesty International Thailand |
<div>The Thai authorities must immediately drop the criminal investigation against three of the country’s most prominent human rights activists, including the chair of Amnesty International Thailand, who could be charged tomorrow for documenting and publishing a report about torture by Thai security forces, the organization warned.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Somchai Homla-or, Anchana Heemmina, and Porpen Khongkaconkiet, who was appointed Chair of the Amnesty International Thailand board last month, face the prospect of five years behind bars and a fine of US $4,800 if found guilty on charges o </div>
<p>A Thai police officer has accused a board member of&nbsp;<a href="https://www.amnesty.or.th/">Amnesty International Thailand</a>&nbsp;(AI Thailand) of sedition for showing support for the 14 embattled anti-junta activists. &nbsp;</p> <p>Baramee Chairat, a recently re-elected member of the board of AI Thailand and a coordinator of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.prachatai.org/english/category/assembly-of-the-poor">Assembly of the Poor (AOF)</a>, told Prachatai that on Monday, 6 July 2015, he received a summons from Samranrat Police Station in Bangkok.</p>
<p dir="ltr">The junta-sponsored Public Assembly Bill should be amended to conform to Thailand’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, said Amnesty International (AI) Thailand.</p>
<div> <p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-b104fa98-391e-be25-1ca2-d0b82806f045">Amnesty International &nbsp;(AI) Thailand on Thursday announced the 2014 human rights media awards for the Thai media. Prachatai English’s news story received an honourable mention in the online media category.&nbsp;</span></p> </div>
By Amnesty International |
<div>Six months after activist Pholachi Rakchongcharoen, also known as “Billy”, is believed to have been the victim of enforced disappearance in Kaengkrachan National Park, western Thailand, Amnesty International renews calls on authorities to establish the truth about his fate and whereabouts as a matter of urgency.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The organization also urges authorities to ensure all necessary measures are taken to ensure anyone suspected of responsibility for his suspected enforced disappearance is brought to justice.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>It is feared that Billy, 30, a Kare </div>
<div>Hundreds of arbitrary detentions, reports of torture and other ill-treatment, sweeping restrictions on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly and unfair trials in military courts are creating a climate of fear in Thailand, and there are no signs of a let-up, Amnesty International said today in a new report.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The report, Attitude adjustment –100 days under Martial Law, is the first comprehensive investigation into Thailand’s human rights situation since the military imposed Martial Law on 20 May 2014 and seized power two days later.</div> <div>&nbsp; </div>