20 Jun 2008
The TJA, a member of SEAPA, and Thai Broadcast Journalists Association (TBJA) condemn the attack with explosive devices perpetrated against "The Manager Daily" newspaper, calling the incident a "reckless act aimed at threatening the work of the media."
20 Jun 2008
Today, the People Alliance for Democracy (PAD) mobilized protestors rallied to stay in front of Government House. There are at leasts 2 bloggers also do live blogs on the protest.
19 Jun 2008
As the Olympic torch relay travels to Lhasa, Amnesty International today urged the Chinese government to provide information about the over 1,000 people detained during the protests last March and called for free access to Tibet by independent observers.
18 Jun 2008
On 10 June 2008, the Cabinet approved, for submission to Parliament, a draft bill which is titled “Independent Organisation for Broadcasting and Telecommunications Bill”. The draft Bill is intended to replace the provisions of the Allocation of Telecommunications and Broadcasting Frequencies Act 2000. AMARC considers the draft Bill to be regressive in several key respects. In particular, AMARC is concerned that:
18 Jun 2008
Mr. Chotisak On-soong, alleged to have committed lèse majesté by refusing to stand during the playing of the royal anthem in a cinema, sent a letter on 10 June 2008, to the National Press Council of Thailand protesting its order not to accept his petition against the Manager Media and its program.  Earlier, Chotisak claimed in a letter to the Council that “Yarm Fao Phaen Din”, a radio programme broadcast by Manager Media, put out false information about him. The Council informed him by letter on 4 June that it cannot handle the case. 
16 Jun 2008
Thailand's Interior Minister is under fire for moving to pull a private television channel off of cable networks nationwide. Cable operators, opposition senators, and free expression advocate are calling a directive by Interior Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung  which media reports says threaten cable operators with imprisonment unless they pull the plug on cable channel ASTV illegal and unconstitutional.
11 Jun 2008
 On 4 June 2008, the Democracy for a Welfare State Group, Midnight University, and various Chiang Mai-based civil society organizations jointly organized a seminar on the Thai political crisis, coup d’état, and solutions at the 4th floor Meeting Room, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University.
11 Jun 2008
This 17 June 2008 will be the three years anniversary of the murder of Phra Supoj Suwajo.  Phra Kittisak Kittisophano, the President of the Metta Dharmmaraksa Foundation and the Coordinator of the Friends of Phra Supoj Suwajo Network revealed that although it has been three years since Phra Supoj was murdered, the case has not made much progress despite that attention that the media and national and international human rights organizations had given to the case.
7 Jun 2008
Police official files two criminal complaints against BBC journalist for "insulting the monarchy"
6 Jun 2008
On the afternoon of 4 June 2008, a demonstration of the “Anti-Coup d’État People’s Forum” attracted hundreds of demonstrators. Mr. Surachai Danwattananusorn, or Surachai Sae-Dan, president of the group, said that the convening of this forum came from the discussion held on 27 May among different groups that formerly constituted the Democratic Alliance against Dictatorship (DAAD).
5 Jun 2008
Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the way police officers manhandled, detained and threatened writer and press freedom activist Liu Xiaobo on the evening of 4 June 2008 as he was leaving his Beijing home with his wife, Liu Xia, to go and have dinner at someone else's home.
5 Jun 2008
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) regrets to inform you that Zarganar, a famous comedian in Burma who has been leading some of the relief efforts after Cyclone Nargis, had his house searched and was taken away last night, June 4.


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