4 Oct 2022
Following the Constitutional Court ruling last Friday (30 September) to allow Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to stay on as Prime Minister, protests took place during the weekend. Protesters flashing the three-finger salute during Saturday's protest
8 Sep 2022
Documents have been leaked in the Constitutional Court case to determine whether Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has reached his maximum tenure as Prime Minister. The Court announced plans to investigate.
28 Aug 2022
Taking up the position as acting Prime Minister, Gen Prawit Wongsuwan is under the spotlight as he assumes responsibility for political developments. While he has long been adept at playing behind-the-scenes kingmaker, the question of how he will perform as the country’s temporary leader remains.
25 Aug 2022
The Constitutional Court has accepted a petition asking it to rule whether Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s time in office is up due to the 8-year maximum term limit for a Prime Minister imposed by the 2017 Constitution, and suspended him from office until a ruling is made.
22 Aug 2022
A man who was arrested in November 2021 and accused of hacking the Constitutional Court websitre and renaming it “Kangaroo Court” has been sentenced to 3 years in prison for violation of the Computer Crimes Act.
18 Jul 2022
The recent rulings by the US Supreme Court have shown that letting nine judges decide the most important issues of the country can have a devastating impact. But how bad can it get? Thailand provides an ominous example: its right-wing judicial activism has paved the way for military coups and decades of political crisis.
20 May 2022
On 17 May, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT), activists held a rally for LGBTQ rights and called for marriage equality by rewriting the Constitutional Court’s ruling on the Thai marriage law.
21 Dec 2021
The Constitutional Court has denied a request to copy several documents used as evidence in the ruling that protesters’ calls for monarchy reform is treasonous, claiming national security, says Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR).
9 Dec 2021
Migrant workers and stateless persons to file case with Constitutional Court concerning access to Ministry of Labour’s “Section 33, We Love Each Other” Covid-19 handouts for constitutional breach. The Constitutional Court logo.
3 Dec 2021
Despite the Constitutional Court's ruling that only allowing marriage registration to heterosexual couple does not go against the Constitution, Thai activists are moving forward in their fight for marriage equality.
27 Nov 2021
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has warned the media against reporting on calls for monarchy reform after the Constitutional Court ruled that such messages are treasonous.
18 Nov 2021
The Thai Constitutional Court ruled yesterday (17 November) that the current Thai marriage law, which states that marriage can only be contracted between a man and a woman, does not violate the Constitution.