30 Mar 2022
Labour Court Region 5 revoked the decision of the Committee of the Employee Assistance Fund that denied migrant workers access to the Fund, the Court ruling that “the legal status of the employee not to be invoked to rule out their access to the Employee Assistance Fund”
16 Mar 2022
After the last two activists held in pre-trial detention were granted bail on 4 March 2022, activists in Chiang Mai ended their daily protest for the right to bail. We speak to writer and translator Pakavadi Weerapaspong about the Stand Against Tyranny protests and its role in the pro-democracy movement.
28 Feb 2022
Ukrainians in Chiang Mai gathered on Sunday (27 February 2022) at Tha Pae gate, a popular tourist landmark in Chiang Mai city, to call for an end to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
23 Feb 2022
A protest on Sunday (20 February 2022) at Tha Pae gate in Chiang Mai city called for the repeal of the royal defamation law, or Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code.
18 Feb 2022
Two student activists in Chiang Mai have been evicted from their apartment, after police surveillance on their activity caused their landlord concerns.
6 Nov 2021
The Chiang Mai Administrative Court ruled in favour of students from the Media Arts and Design Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, who filed for a temporary injunction on 18 October after the University administration prohibited them from showing their final theses in the University Art Centre because some pieces dealt with social and political themes.
10 Mar 2021
28 Feb 2021
Two myths created by the media caused misunderstandings. One is that Chiang Mai faced the most severe problem, and the second is that this problem is likely to increase in severity every year. Statistics over the past 24 years indicate otherwise.
20 Jul 2020
Following the mass protest at the Democracy Monument on Saturday (18 July), two more student protests took place in Ubon Ratchathani and Chiang Mai on Sunday (19 July), also demanding the dissolution of parliament, constitutional reform, and for the authorities to stop harassing those who exercise their freedom of expression.
23 Jun 2020
After five hours of an extensive police search —including teams of patrol officers, investigation officers and vehicle theft prevention and suppression officers — a missing royal dog was found at the viewpoint at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
10 Mar 2020
Over 200,000 Women in Asia and the Pacific Join Women’s Global Strike. Strike held on International Women’s Day to reclaim the day. Women express anger at constant attack on their human rights. 8 March, 2020Chiang Mai, Thailand
6 Jun 2018
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. 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.