17 Nov 2023
Convicted human rights lawyer Anon Nampa has decided to withdraw his bail applications in 20 cases despite facing 80 years of imprisonment. “This is not a guilty plea,” he asserted.
17 Oct 2023
A second bail request by human rights lawyer and activist Anon Nampa has been denied despite him showing no tendency to flee.
2 Oct 2023
At the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s award ceremony for the 2023 Albie Awards, lawyers from Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) during their acceptance speech addressed the prosecution and detention of activists charged for political expression.
28 Sep 2023
Following the post-sentencing detention of human rights lawyer and activist Anon Nampa for royal defamation, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders and the Move Forward Party have issued statements condemning Anon’s sentencing and raising concerns about freedom of expression.
26 Sep 2023
Human rights lawyer and activist Anon Nampa has been found guilty of royal defamation and sentenced to 4 years in prison for a speech he gave during a protest on 14 October 2020. He is now detained at the Bangkok Remand Prison while the Appeal Court considers his bail request.
25 Sep 2023
As the Criminal Court prepares to deliver a verdict in the royal defamation trial against human rights lawyer Anon Nampa next Tuesday (26 September), the South Korea-based May 18 Memorial Foundation issued a statement expressing concern about freedom of expression in Thailand.
4 Mar 2023
The Criminal Court has refused to repeal an order blocking an online petition for the repeal of the royal defamation law, claiming that the website contains a phrase that is a distortion of fact.
27 Jan 2023
Although many are already facing a long list of charges, activists have returned to protesting to support the demands made by two activists who have gone on a dry fast for over 10 days.
17 Jan 2023
Thailand should dismiss the case against 22 protest leaders charged with insulting the monarchy and a range of public order offences, and adhere to its international human rights obligations, the Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ) and TrialWatch Expert the Honourable Kevin Bell AM KC stated.
1 Sep 2022
Anon Nampa, a lawyer and critic of the monarchy, has requested the Judicial Commission and the Chief Justice of the Criminal Court to investigate Attakarn Foocharoen, Deputy Chief Justice of the Criminal Court, whom he accuses of meddling in his court case without having any authority to do so.
17 Jun 2022
Lawyers for Lawyers and The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) expressed in an open letter their concerns about the disbarment proceedings against human rights lawyer Anon Nampa, which started following a complaint that Anon's part in the pro-democracy protests and monarchy reform movement violated the Lawyers Council of Thailand’s disciplinary rules.
6 Mar 2022
Whatever happened to the monarchy reform movement that sparked massive protests two years ago? Is the movement still around?