APEC 2022

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.
17 Nov 2022
Free Thai Civil Servant, a group of dissident government officials and public servants says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has consistently watered down Thailand’s APEC statements and erased mentions of the war in Ukraine even in live meetings.
17 Nov 2022
The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) warned netizens to remove meme posts of its misspelt “Welcom” to APEC 2022 highway sign, threatening to sue those who failed to do so within 24 hours.
16 Nov 2022
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’s existence, and including death threats against Amnesty personnel.
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. 
15 Nov 2022
The summit meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Bangkok’s Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) is right around the corner. 21 member states from across the Asia-Pacific region will gather together in the setting to discuss what lies ahead for their legally non-binding economic integration.
11 Nov 2022
APEC 2022’s unlawful chairman General Prayut should stop using APEC to push apocalyptic policies against the will and benefit of the people, says a network of civil society organisations.
9 Nov 2022
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) prepare to launch the #StopAPEC2022 campaign against Prayut Chan O-Cha’s legitimacy to whitewash himself on the global stage.


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