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By Prachatai |
The Office of the Attorney General has ruled against indicting military officers accused of killing indigenous Lahu activist Chaiyaphum Pasae.
By Prachatai |
The Supreme Court has ordered the army to pay compensation of over two million baht to the family of Lahu ethnic activist Chaiyaphum Pasae, who was shot and killed by military officers in 2017.
By Prachatai |
<p>Friends, family, and activists gathered in Chiang Mai on Thursday (17 March 2022) to remember murdered indigenous activist Chaiyaphum Pasae on the fifth anniversary of his death, while no perpetrators have been brought to justice.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Appeal Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of murdered indigenous activist Chaiyaphum Pasae to claim damages from the Army, after two military officers shot Chaiyaphum dead on 17 March 2017.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>On 26 October, the Ratchadapisek Civil Court postponed its ruling in the compensation case of Chaiyaphum Pasae , a Lahu indigenous activist who was shot to death by soldiers in 2017.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Save Bang Kloi Coalition held a candlelight vigil last night (16 March), the 10th day of their protest at Government House, to call for justice for the indigenous Karen community at Bang Kloi, in remembrance of Lahu indigenous rights activist Chaiyaphum Pasae, who was killed at a checkpoint by military officers in 2017. &nbsp;</p>
<div>The Chiang Mai court has concluded that the young Lahu activist Chaiyaphum Pasae was killed by army bullets but would not say whether or not he attempted to fight back against the authorities, despite his family’s request.</div> <div> </div> <div>On 6 June 2018, the Chiang Mai Provincial Court ruled on the extrajudicial killing case of Chaiyaphum Pasae, a young ethnic Lahu activist who was shot dead by a soldier on 17 March 2017. </div>
By Protection International (PI) and Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) |
<div><strong>Joint Statement by Protection International (PI) and Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) on Acquittal of Nawa </strong><strong>Chaoue</strong><strong>, Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defender, Co-Founder of Save Lahu Group</strong></div> <div> </div> <div>02 May 2018</div> <div>Chiang Mai, Thailand</div> <div> </div> <div>Chiang Mai, Thailand, on 24th April 2018, at about 3:30 pm community leaders from Save Lahu, Protection International (PI) and the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) witnessed the </div>
By Yiamyut Sutthichaya |
<div>His lawyer and brother speak out about the difficulties in the investigation into the death, about a community in fear and about a family grievously hurt as last March 17th marked the first anniversary of a soldier shooting dead Lahu activist Chaiyaphum Pasae, accusing him of smuggling drugs.</div> <p></p>
<p>A network of academics and civil society groups in Chiang Mai have placed a plaque on the spot where a young Lahu activist was summarily killed by a soldier to call for justice.</p> <p>On 17 May 2017, a network of academics based in Chiang Mai University led by Attachak Sattayanurak and Somchai Preechasinlapakun, history and law lecturers, and others attended a ceremony to place a plaque in an area close to the checkpoint in Chiang Dao District of Chiang Mai.</p>
<div> <div>The military has refused to reveal footage of the summary execution of a Lahu activist, saying it might confuse the investigation process.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 27 March 2016, the 3rd Region Army chief Lt Gen Vijak Siribansop <a href="">said</a> the military has already sent to the police CCTV evidence of the checkpoint where Lahu activist Chaiyapoom Pasae was executed. The military therefore has no authority to reveal the evidence to the public without court permission. </div></div>