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By Prachatai |
The family and lawyer of activist Netiporn “Bung” Sanesangkhom, who died on 14 May following a long hunger strike to demand judicial reform and the release of political prisoners, have raised questions about the credibility of Netiporn’s medical records obtained from the Corrections Hospital after several discrepancies were noted.
By Prachatai |
Medical records from Thammasat University Hospital state that pro-democracy activist Netiporn “Bung” Sanesangkhom had no vital signs upon arrival and that an endotracheal tube was found in her esophagus instead of her windpipe, says Krisadang Nutcharus, Netiporn’s lawyer.
By Anna Lawattanatrakul |
At 14, Thanalop Phalanchai became one of the youngest people ever charged with royal defamation. At 15, she was arrested and held in pre-trial detention, making her the youngest person to ever be detained on a royal defamation charge. Her arrest and detention raised questions about the Thai juvenile justice system and whether it is serving the best interests of the country’s children.
By Prachatai |
<p>On 26 February, Tantawan Tuatulanon and Orawan Phuphong, two activists who spent the previous evening protesting in front of the Supreme Court, declared they would continue staging their hunger strike there.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Tantawan &lsquo;Tawan&rsquo; Tuatulanon, and Orawan &lsquo;Bam&rsquo; Phuphong have announced that they will continue their no food or drink protest outside Thammasat University Hospital if political detainees are not released within 3 days.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>An open letter to the judges from Kritsadang Nutcharus, a lawyer of Tantawan Tuatulanon and Orawan Phuphong in regard to their continuous dry fasting to demand bail rights and justice reform.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Activists Tantawan Tuatulanon and Orawan Phuphong, who are undergoing a hunger strike to demand the release of political prisoners and judicial reform, will continue their hunger strike until every political prisoner is released, said their lawyer during a press conference on Saturday (4 February).</p>