Skip to main content
By Prachatai |
Activists from the Bang Kloi indigenous Karen community have filed a petition with two House Committees calling for the authorities to drop encroachment charges against community members who tried to return to their ancestral land in the Kaeng Krachan Forest, from where they were forcibly evacuated.
By Prachatai |
Last Friday (6 October), activists from the People’s Movement for a Just Society (P-Move) went to the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC), where the 2023 Thailand Climate Action Conference is taking place, to protest government policies that would greenwash the country’s major corporations while worsening inequality.
By Prachatai |
The People’s Movement for a Just Society (P-Move) has declared that it will be occupying the street in front of Government House to demand a fairer policy for land rights, community rights, welfare, freedom, and democracy. They have vowed not to leave until the cabinet passes resolutions guaranteeing their demands.
By Prachatai |
<p>11 activists have been charged with violations of the Emergency Decree for joining a protest organized by the People&rsquo;s Movement for Just Society (P-Move), which addressed land rights and community rights.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Members of the Bang Kloi indigenous Karen community who came to join the protest organized by the People&rsquo;s Movement for Just Society (P-Move) returned home yesterday (3 February 2022) after the government agreed to set up an independent committee to solve community rights issues facing them.</p>
By FORUM-ASIA, Amnesty International, Protection International |
<div>(Bangkok, 15 May 2018) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Amnesty International, and Protection International condemn the harassment and intimidation by Thai authorities of members of the People’s Movement for a Just Society (P-Move). Such acts of harassment and intimidation include preventing members from participating in peaceful protests in Bangkok and arbitrarily arresting them on 2 May 2018, when they were simply exercising their right to peaceful assembly with the aim of advocating for the protection of land rights. </div>
By UN Human Rights - Asia |
<div>The UN Human Rights Office calls on Thailand to end restrictions on activists raising critical human rights issues</div> <div> </div> <div>BANGKOK (02 May 2018) - The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia is concerned by the restrictions imposed on civil society groups on Labor Day in relation the rights freedom of expression and freedom of assembly. </div>
<p>Military and police officers have prevented journalists from attending a forum on the controversial national park and wildlife protection bills, claiming that their presence could affect the image of the junta.</p>
<p>A rally organised by civil society groups promoting land rights and land reform has been called off after the military invited rally leaders for discussions.</p> <p>According to&nbsp;<a href="">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR)</a>, on Wednesday morning, 23 December 2015, Direk Kongngern, President of the Northern Development Foundation (NDF) and nine other participants in the rally organised by NDF and People’s Movement for Just Society (P-Move) were summoned for a discussion with the military.</p>
<p>Thailand’s marginalised communities countrywide staged rallies to call for land rights amid tight monitoring from the authorities. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>People’s Movement for Just Society (P-Move) and Northern Development Foundation (NDF), civil society groups promoting land rights for Thailand’s landless communities, staged a rally on Tuesday morning, 22 December 2015, at the Three Kings Monument Square in the northern province of Chiang Mai.</p>
<p>Thailand’s civil society groups are urging the government not to evict poor farmers and urban communities as mega development projects forge ahead.</p> <p>The Four Regions Slum Network (FRSN) and People’s Movement for Just Society (P-Move), advocacy groups for marginalised communities in Thailand, along with hundreds of supporters, submitted a joint statement to ML Panadda Diskul, Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office and to the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security on Monday morning, 5 October 2015, World Habitat Day.</p>
<p>The people of Thailand’s northeast, or Isan, continue to suffer from the Thai junta’s forest protection policies despite the authorities’ confirmation that there would be no evictions from protected areas for the time being. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>