Human right defender
9 Aug 2023
Charges filed against Cross-Cultural Foundation (CrCF) Director Pornpen Khongkachonkiet for participating in a panel discussion about enforced disappearance in July 2021 have been dropped.
3 May 2023
Human rights organizations have demanded an independent investigation after a Lao activist was shot and killed in a Vientiane coffee shop on Saturday (29 April).
17 Mar 2021
The Save Bang Kloi Coalition held a candlelight vigil last night (16 March), the 10th day of their protest at Government House, to call for justice for the indigenous Karen community at Bang Kloi, in remembrance of Lahu indigenous rights activist Chaiyaphum Pasae, who was killed at a checkpoint by military officers in 2017.
29 May 2020
The woman human right defender of the anti-mining Rak Ban Haeng Group in Lampang received a visit and intimidation by the police on Thursday, after publicly reading statement echoing the calls of the People’s Movement of 5 Regions that demands the government to revoke Emergency Decree.
12 May 2020
Indigenous woman human rights defender Katima Leeja was visited by a plainclothe military officer around a week after she led a protest against alleged violence from forest authorities in a land dispute confrontation.
25 Mar 2020
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.