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By Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) |
<p>Civil society organizations raised concerns about the proposed WHO global accord on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response, and called for equity, transparency, and accountability in the public hearing process.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Thai sex workers remain excluded from government assistance schemes, after the government ordered the closure of entertainment businesses to prevent the spread of Covid-19, causing many to lose their jobs and income.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A network of musicians and entertainment workers filed a petition to the Prime Minister on Tuesday&nbsp;(23 November) to demand that entertainment businesses be allowed to reopen, after the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced on 12 November that their reopening date will be pushed back from 1 December to 16 January 2022.&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The activist group Thalufah have held a protest against the government&rsquo;s mishandling of the Covid-19 pandemic and calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha for the third consecutive day, despite previous protests being forcibly dispersed by crowd control police.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A protest on Saturday (7 August) against the government&rsquo;s mishandling of the Covid-19 pandemic was met with water cannon trucks and crowd control police armed with rubber bullets and tear gas, despite the target location being switched.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Almost half of the 1.5 million doses of Pfizer Covid-19 donated by the United States will be used as booster doses for frontline medical staff.</p>
By Prachatai political editorial team |
<p>Although barred from approaching Government House, the protesters dispersed by crowd control police on 18 July left behind a number of clear &lsquo;statements&rsquo; including a model guillotine, federalist graffiti, and demands for effective vaccines.</p>
By Nuttaphol Meksobhon |
<p>Under the disease control measures announced on 27 June 2021, construction workers are not permitted&nbsp;to leave their camps after several Covid-19 clusters were found in them and are now left with very little assistance from the government.&nbsp;</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
<p>Southeast Asian lawmakers call on ASEAN governments to take more inclusive measures to protect everyone against Covid-19 regardless of their migration status.&nbsp;</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>As Thailand battles its deadliest outbreak of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, Amnesty International calls on the Thai authorities to develop and implement an inclusive vaccine roll-out plan that prioritizes at-risk and marginalized individuals, with specific consideration given to groups that have faced historic discrimination, such as prisoners, refugees and undocumented migrant workers.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Protesters marching to Government House on Sunday (18 July) to demand better Covid-19 vaccination and assistance programmes were met with water cannon and crowd control police armed with tear gas and rubber bullets.</p>