18 Sep 2023
10 months after participating in an anti-government protest during the 2022 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in November 2022, two activists have received police summonses on charges relating to the protest.
7 Jul 2023
A group of activists have filed a lawsuit with the Administrative Court against the police over the violent dispersal of a protest on 18 November 2022, demanding a court order prohibiting the use of excessive force to disperse protests, as well as 12 million baht in damages.
7 Jun 2023
The crackdown on the 18 November 2022 protest march against the government under Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha and its pro-corporation economic policies was a violation of press freedom and the right to peaceful assembly, as several protesters and members of the press were injured, says the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
5 Dec 2022
Representatives of 6 professional media organizations met with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday (1 December) to file a petition calling for an investigation into the crackdown on the 18 November anti-government protest, in which several members of the press were injured.
25 Nov 2022
The Civil Court has agreed to summon police representatives to testify on the crackdown on the 18 November anti-government protest, which left at least 4 reporters injured.
25 Nov 2022
The activist group Thalufah staged a protest in front of the police headquarters yesterday (24 November) to demand that the police take responsibility for the violent crackdown on the 18 November anti-government protest march, which left many protesters injured and cost one activist his eye.
23 Nov 2022
Activists and protesters have filed a complaint against crowd control police for the violent dispersal of the 18 November anti-government protest march which left many injured and led to the arrest of 25 people.
22 Nov 2022
An online news agency is filing a fresh court challenge aimed at reining in the police’s documented aggression against members of the press. The 18 November crackdown on anti-government demonstrators saw a reporter on the ground being beaten and a bottle hurled at a photographer’s face from the direction of the police.
21 Nov 2022
On Friday (18 November), several reporters were injured and a citizen journalist was assaulted and arrested during a violent dispersal of a protest march that was heading towards the APEC meeting at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC).
21 Nov 2022
25 people were arrested on Friday (18 November) after crowd control police forcibly dispersed protesters marching to the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC), the venue of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, to protest the government under Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha and its pro-corporation economic models.
18 Nov 2022
Ahead of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, which is currently taking place at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thai activists staged protests against the One China policy and the summit itself.
17 Nov 2022
Thailand is currently hosting the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, taking place between 14 – 19 November at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC), with the 29th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on 18-19 November. Meanwhile, activist groups and civil society organizations are planning series of protests over the week against what they see as an attempt by the government to boost its legitimacy and greenwash the country’s major polluters.