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By Thai Lawyers for Human Rights |
<p>The mass protest on 18 July sparked a wave of youth-led protest which is sweeping across the country. However, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights says that their call to end harassment is backfiring as protestors are facing forms of intimidation and pressure from the authorities.&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Tiwagorn Withiton, a Facebook user who went viral for posting a picture of himself wearing a shirt printed with &ldquo;I lost faith in the monarchy,&rdquo; was forcibly taken by police officers and admitted to the Khon Kaen Rajanagarindra Psychiatric Hospital last Thursday (9 July).</p>
By  protection International |
<p>On Monday (23 March), the Phattalung Provincial Court ordered the five defendants who pleaded guilty of abducting human right defender Ekkachai Isarata to pay 250,000 baht compensation to Ekkachai.&nbsp;</p>
By Human Rights Watch |
<p>(New York, June 14, 2019) &ndash;&nbsp;Thai&nbsp;authorities are harassing and intimidating social critics for mocking Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha after he assumed the premiership for another term, <a href="">Human Rights Watch</a> said today.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>After publishing a music video mocking NCPO leader Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha&rsquo;s song &ldquo;Returning Happiness to the People&rdquo;, Bangkok-based French expat Yan Marchal said that he was visited by two police officers on Wednesday (12 June).</p>
By Kornkritch Somjittranukit |
<div>A number of pro-democracy activists were arrested at Tuesday&rsquo;s rally for attempting to mark the fourth anniversary of the 2014 coup with protests.</div>
<div><span>Khon Kaen student activists arrested for <a href="">giving three-fingered salute at the head of the junta</a> reported intimidations they received after their release to the United Nations officers in Bangkok. </span></div>