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By Prachatai |
CSOs oppose the government's BCG model and call for its revocation, claiming that the model is referred to as "Greenwashing."
By NGO Coordinating Committee on Development (NGO-COD) |
<p>Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) prepare to launch the #StopAPEC2022 campaign against Prayut Chan O-Cha&rsquo;s legitimacy to whitewash himself on the global stage.</p>
By Mingkhawan Thuemor, Decha Khambaomueang and Tipakson Manpati |
By Prachatai |
<p>Members of civil society organizations from across the country marched on the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security on 24 March to protest against the new non-profit organization bill, concerned that it would be used to restrict freedom of association in Thailand.</p>
<p>A Draft Act on the Operations of Not-for-Profit Organisations was approved in principle by the cabinet.&nbsp;</p>
By 47 undersigned CSOs and individuals |
<p>A joint statement by&nbsp;47 Civil Society Organizations and individuals&nbsp;underlines&nbsp;their concerns over the&nbsp;Not-for-Profit Organizations B.E&hellip;&nbsp; Draft Act, saying there would be needless damage upon the livelihood of their operations which benefit the public.</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>Amnesty International raised concerns that the new NGO bill could be used to control civil society groups and called on the Thai government to withdraw the bill.&nbsp;</p>
By International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) |
<p>On 29 July, the ICJ urged the Thai authorities to refrain from adopting so-called additional principles to the &ldquo;Draft Act on the Operation of Not-for-Profit Organizations&rdquo; (&lsquo;Draft NPO Act&rsquo;) as they are contrary to Thailand&rsquo;s obligations under international human rights law.</p>
By Yiamyut Sutthichaya |
<p>A new Draft Act on Operations of Not-for-profit Organizations is raising huge concerns among civil society a due to its extensive powers of surveillance and control of the finances of a wide range of associations. The broad scope of this law threatens almost any kind of association in Thailand.</p>
By The MA and PhD in European Studies Programmes at Chulalongkorn University |
<p>Various civil society workers have vowed not to legitimise the military government by cooperating with it, saying the junta’s national strategic plan favours only investors.</p> <p>On 20 November 2017, 72 civil society development workers issued a <a href="">joint statement</a> vowing not to legitimise the military government by taking part in any mechanisms of the regime.</p>