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By Thaweeporn Kummetha |
<div>On the occasion of International Human Rights Day on 10 December, the French Embassy in Bangkok will present an award to the anti-coup Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, which is one of a few organization providing legal assistance to those affected by the 2014 military coup d’état, and suspects facing lèse-majesté charges&nbsp;.&nbsp;</div> <p></p>
<div><a href="">The Nation</a> : The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights Centre, which offers assistance to people prosecuted by the military junta, thanked the French Embassy yesterday for a human rights prize to be awarded to them next week.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Yaowalak Anuphan, chief of the centre, said she believed the honour sent a signal to both the human rights community in Thailand and the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) about the importance of civil rights.</div> <div>&amp; </div>