Jatupat ‘Pai’ Boonpattararaksa

26 Oct 2020
Pro-democracy protesters gathered at Ratchaprasong intersection on 25 October demanding that the state free arrested protesters, and underlining the demands for the PM to resign, for amendments to the constitution and monarchy reform.
25 Oct 2020
An overnight protest took place on 23 October in front of the Bangkok Remand Prison to welcome Jatupat ‘Pai’ Boonpattararaksa, an activist from Khon Kaen, the last protester of those arrested on 13 October to be released.
17 Sep 2020
Police officers have searched the house where activist Jatupat “Pai Dao Din” Boonpattararaksa and his friends are staying and seized 17 banners to be used on 19 Sep.
28 Jan 2018
An anti-junta activist has decided to flee Thailand after learning that she faces up to 15 years in prison for sharing a profile of the Thai King written by the BBC.
8 Jan 2018
Villagers in Loei have vowed to fight against gold mining and urged the junta not to prolong its power after the election.
27 Dec 2017
The Military Court in Khon Kaen has begun trying two members of Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) merely for observing a public seminar that discussed the junta’s constitution.
27 Dec 2017
Although the Constitution supposedly guarantees the right to bail, it is as if that right does not exist for a lèse majesté suspect. In the case of Jatupat “Pai” Boonpattararaksa, the court seemed to improvise the reason for revoking bail beyond what the law allows, an expert says.
19 Nov 2017
A student activist convicted of lèse majesté has revealed that prison staff ordered him to take off his clothes and rubbed his genitals five times in a search for drugs.    On 16 November 2017, Jatupat Boonpattaraksa, also known as Pai Dao Din, was summoned to Phu Khiao Provincial Court to be tried for violating the 2016 Referendum Act.    Jatupat and another student activist, Wasin Prommanee, were accused of inciting chaos during the junta-sponsored constitutional referendum in August 2016.
21 Aug 2017
While the court last week ruled on the first royal defamation case under Rama X, the case began against the youngest lèse majesté suspect ever. Another three crucial verdicts will be read on 25 August.   Last week prosecutions   Two remarkable lèse majesté cases occurred during the past week.
11 May 2017
Six student activists have chosen to petition the court over their contempt of court charges, arguing their symbolic actions and songs outside a provincial court in support of Jatuphat ‘Pai Dao Din’ Boonpattararaksa were a legitimate exercise of the freedom of expression.   On 8 May 2017, the activists delivered a petition against their charges to Khon Kaen Provincial Court.
26 Apr 2017
Two pro-democracy groups have called for charges against seven student activists to be withdrawn.
4 Apr 2017
“‘Pai’ You Know Me a Little Go” is an introduction to Jatuphat Boonpattaraksa, also known as ‘Pai Daodin'. He is behind the quote, “If we let these things happen in society, they will happen to you someday". Pai is a political activist who has been jailed for lèse majesté for over 60 days, with the courts repeatedly denying his bail. Who is Pai Daodin? What has he done? This video clip will answer these questions.  


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