16 Oct 2023
Last night (15 October), members of the ultra-royalist group People’s Centre to Protect the Monarchy attacked a group of activists protesting in front of the Ratchadapisek Criminal Court to demand the release of political prisoners. They also threatened reporters livestreaming the protest and other bystanders.
21 Jul 2022
A citizen journalist has been charged with contempt of court for live streaming from the South Bangkok Criminal Court after lawyers filed the 7th bail request for monarchy reform activists Nutthanit and Netiporn.
20 Jul 2022
Following the release of a police watchlist containing names of reporters, activists and citizen journalists covering pro-democracy protests, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Thai authorities to safeguard the safety and security of all working journalists and citizen journalists.
23 Mar 2022
Two citizen journalists have been charged with royal defamation and sedition for live broadcasting an event at Siam Paragon on 8 February 2022, in which activists conducted a poll on whether people think they face trouble from royal motorcades. Worawet and Nui leaving the South Bangkok Criminal Court (Photo by Ginger Cat)
20 Jan 2022
A number of activists and journalists have reported being visited by police officers during the past week, with the officers often questioning their family members for information about them and their activities.
20 Sep 2021
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand (FCCT) expressed its concerns after the Thai police threatened to arrest journalists covering protests after the 21.00 curfew and issued a list of preconditions for journalists to be allowed to work after curfew which some will be unable to meet.