11 Mar 2023
During the pandemic, Thai musicians and workers in the music industry faced unemployment as bars and entertainment venues were ordered to close. Many had to sell their instruments to keep themselves afloat, or make a living doing whatever else they could, while some left the industry altogether. In "Unplugged: Music in Crisis," Thai musicians talk about their lives during and after the pandemic, and the future of creative economy in Thailand.
6 May 2022
Tantawan Tuatulanon, 20, is a monarchy reform activist charged with royal defamation for conducting a public poll on royal motorcades, and is currently detained at the Women's Central Correctional Institution. We meet Tantawan to talk about her life as an activist and and the life she would like to live if the society is already good.
30 Apr 2021
Somsak Prasansub was among those accused of burning the Ubon Ratchathani City Hall in 2010, after the crackdown on the Red Shirt protests in Bangkok. He insisted he was innocent. However, he was initially sentenced to life in prison, before having his sentence reduced to 33 years and 4 months. He was finally released after over 7 years in prison.
27 Apr 2021
Prachatai, with support from the Canadian Embassy's Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), presents "Decent Work," the story of sex workers in Thailand and the problems they face as a result of their job being criminalised under Thailand's Prevention and Suppression of Prostitution Act.
26 Apr 2021
Poe Zaw, a migrant worker from Myanmar, tells the story of his life in Thailand during the Covid-19 pandemic and after the 1 February 2021 military coup in Myanmar.
16 Apr 2021
A panel discussion preceding a press screening of the Romanian documentary Collective highlights the obstacles facing investigative journalists in Thailand.
29 Jan 2021
After the boundary of the Kaeng Krachan National Park was re-drawn, Wansao Phungam, a Karen indigenous villager, was charged with encroaching on national park land for farming on a piece of land which has been passed down within her family.
27 Sep 2013
Documentary film ‘His name is Ashaari’ by a group of independent filmmakers highlights the case of a young Malay-Muslim man who was beaten to death by military officers during one night in custody in Yala. His mother, together with local human rights organizations, has spent five years fighting for justice.