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By Prachatai |
<p>Suphap Kamlae, a victim turned land rights defender in the Khok Yao community, Chaiyaphum Province, and widow of Den Kamlae, a land rights leader who mysteriously disappeared in 2016, passed away of liver and intestinal cancer on 6 May 2021.</p>
By Protection International |
<p>An anti-mining, LGBT and community-based human rights defender has been summoned by the police after joining the Network of People Who Own Mineral Resources in demanding a lock down of mining operations, and to prevent the situation from being exploited to give mining concessions.</p>
By Nutcha Tantivitayapitak |
<p>In the case of 14 Sapwai villagers from Chaiyaphum Province, sentenced to imprisonment and fines by the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal after refusing to move from their land under the &lsquo;forest reclamation&rsquo; policy, their lawyer indicated that the problem started from missing survey data leading to a lack of legal documents, and their defence which the court refused to consider.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>After the Forest Industry Organization (FIO) filed a lawsuit against villagers in Bo Kaew, Chaiyaphum, in 2009, the Supreme Court has ordered that the 31 villagers must move off their land before 27 August.</p>
By Manushya Foundation |
<p>Manushya Foundation and the Thai Business &amp; Human Rights Network call on Thai authorities to remedy the harm caused to the 14 villagers of Sab Wai village by dropping all charges against them, and by restoring their lost rights related to land, livelihood, food, housing and due process.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Northeast villagers get jail terms with big fines under NCPO&#39;s Forest Reclamation Policy.</p>
By Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) |
By Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) |
<p><a href="">The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development</a> (APWLD) and Indigenous Women&rsquo;s Network of Thailand (IWNT) express our concerns over the charges against land and human rights defenders from Ban Sapwai, Chaiyaphum province. &nbsp;</p>
<div>The hunger striking activist’s mom has kneed in front of a prison insisting on seeing her son after the activist was again detained due to another charge.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On Friday, 19 August 2016, Jatuphat Boonpattaraksa, aka Phai, an anti-junta activist from the pro-democracy Dao Din group, was arrested at the provincial court of Phu Khiao District for participating in an anti-junta campaign on 22 May 2015. </div>
<p>The Thai authorities have accused three villagers in Chaiyaphum Province in Isaan, northeastern Thailand, of trespassing in a National Park.</p>
<p>The authorities in Isan, Thailand’s northeast, have fired a Deputy Village Head because he allowed a human rights rally to take place.</p> <p>Phanthep Saokoson, District Chief of Chum Phae District of Khon Kaen Province, on 1 July 2016 summoned Charun Saeram, the 57-year-old Deputy Village Head of Sam Pak Nam Village in the district, to his office and informed him that he had been removed from his position, <a href="">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) reported</a>.</p>