8 Jul 2008
Imam Yapa, a 56-year-old Muslim religious leader, was tortured and illed by soldiers during an interrogation session on March 20 and 21,2008, at the camp of the Army’s 39th Taskforce in Rue Soh district, in outhern Narathiwrat province. And Cross Cultural Foundation also sent report on the recently inquest trial
8 Jul 2008
Leaders of the separatist insurgency in southern Thailand must end the targeting of civilians in their effort to establish an independent state, Human Rights Watch sai.
8 Jul 2008
With one month remaining until the much-anticipated start of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing, I ask you to take five steps toward the “development of human rights” pledged by the Beijing Olympics Bid Committee in 2001. Over the last year Amnesty International has collected hundreds of thousands of voices from around the world echoing this call. I join them in urging you to take this historic opportunity to act.
1 Jul 2008
MSF hands over it's HIV/AIDS activities in Kuchinarai to the local authorities. After more than six years supporting HIV/AIDS care in Kuchinarai district, Kalasin province, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is today leaving the district.
30 Jun 2008
The Matichon online website has reported that on 30 June at the Central Administrative Court, South Sathorn Road, Mr. Suwat Apaipak, a lawyer, authorized his personal lawyer, Mrs. Atchara Saekao to file a complaint to the court to issue a warrant against Assoc. Prof. Dr. Worachet Pakeerut (Head of the Public Law Department, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University), Ms. Chiranuch Premchaiporn (Prachatai website manager), and Mr. Chuwat Rerksirisuk (Prachatai website editor). The charge calls for the three persons to be punished for violating the jurisdiction of the court.
27 Jun 2008
More than 20 participants come from networks in various provinces with the objective of developing skills in news gathering and dissemination through various media to people in areas facing problems from energy development plans, especially through the internet, which opens many opportunities to create their own space.
24 Jun 2008
Charoen Wat-aksorn, together with the Bo Nok-Hin Krud villagers, had been struggling against the power plant project of the Gulf Power Generation Company in Prachuab Kiri Khan Province. In the end, the government had to halt the project. Then he and the villagers joined together in a struggle against a business which had trespassed on public land to build shrimp farms. This campaign was to protect the collective rights of the villagers.
23 Jun 2008
On 19 June at 6.09 pm, a gathering of about fifteen individuals at the Siam Centre mall near BTS Siam Station was seen holding placards on political issues. They claimed to be a group of people with diverse views, not related to any political group.
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: