12 Mar 2015
Pro-democracy activists charged with defying the Thai junta’s orders have submitted a statement to the court of justice, urging the judicial authorities not to let military courts try civilians. Four activists from Resistant Citizen, a pro-democracy activist group, on Thursday afternoon submitted a statement to Bangkok’s Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court to call for the court of justice to resist the junta’s orders in letting military courts try civilian defendants.
3 Dec 2014
Record on lese majeste cases since 2010 shows that the military court is likely to hold more trials in camera and sentence lese majeste convicts to more years in prison in comparison to the civilian court.