13 Mar 2022
A large number of sex crimes in Thailand go unreported every year, in part because there are simply not enough female police officers, discouraging many victims from speaking up in the first place.
6 Mar 2022
Whatever happened to the monarchy reform movement that sparked massive protests two years ago? Is the movement still around?
21 Feb 2022
A complete guide to an ongoing report about the leak from Credit Suisse, the problem of Swiss banking secrecy and who involves in this global-scale investigative report.
21 Feb 2022
An international investigative report reveals that Credit Suisse Bank account holders include dictator elite, intelligence officers, corrupted officials and people who are involved in human rights abuse. Leading businessmen, bureaucrats and a foreigner who was questioned for tax evasion are found in Thailand.
3 Feb 2022
The student activist group Bad Student, along with other partner organizations, is preparing to propose a students’ rights bill in a bid to guarantee the rights and protection of students in Thai schools.
1 Feb 2022
The Cabinet approved the draft Act on Media Ethics and Professional Standards on 11 January, passing it on to join the queue for parliamentary debate and approval. In principle, it claims to support self-regulation by media professionals . But many still have concerns over it becoming another tool for censorship.
1 Feb 2022
10 months after the coup, many Karen and Karenni refugees are still hiding in the forests and mountains, while concerns over wars on the border have increased. We discuss with academics the role of diplomacy in refugee assistance to enhance national security and developing diplomacy to pressure Min Aung Hlaing.
31 Jan 2022
Talking with migrant labourers and field workers in Chiang Mai about COVID-19 test measures.
27 Jan 2022
When the state locked down workers’ camps without providing assistance to camp residents, the volunteer network ‘No One Cares’ was born.
25 Jan 2022
PM2.5 has gained wide public awareness amongst Thais for nearly a decade. Many probably have questioned how much longer we need to live with the health crisis brought on by the annual recurrent problem of ultra-fine dust particles which the World Health Organization (WHO) claimed causes 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide each year.
16 Jan 2022
For our 2021 Person of the Year, Prachatai has chosen Worawan Sae-aung, an elderly fruit vendor and regular protest-goer, for her courage in standing up against the authorities and her relentless support of the pro-democracy movement.
11 Jan 2022
After a failed attempt a decade ago to amend or abolish the section of the Criminal Code that punishes people for defaming, insulting or threatening members of the monarchy, new calls have emerged questioning the monarch’s role in Thai democracy and have faced legal harassment.