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By Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) |
<p>On 5 October 2021, the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) has gone to the Bang Khen Immigration Detention Center to pick up Ms. P, a female migrant worker from Myanmar, who&nbsp;had been remanded in custody being accused of being an alien and worked without the permit.</p>
By Amnesty International, International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) |
<p>Thailand&rsquo;s parliament should amend the draft law on torture and enforced disappearance without delay in order to ensure compliance with Thailand&rsquo;s international legal obligations, said the ICJ and Amnesty International.</p>
By United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |
By UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia |
<p>On 4 October 2021, the UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia welcomes Thailand&rsquo;s initial approval of the draft law on Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Enforced Disappearance and urges the Government to ensure the legislation fully meets international human rights standards and enact it promptly.</p>
By Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) |
<p>On&nbsp;27 September 2021,&nbsp;the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) stated its concern over the&nbsp;Ombudsman&#39;s decision saying that the &ldquo;Section 33, We Love Each Other&rdquo; relief scheme that excludes migrant workers, does not constitute a discrimination.</p>
By Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand |
<p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/FCCThailand/posts/4382704865147763">The Foreign Correspondents&#39; Club of Thailand (FCCT)</a> expressed its concerns after the Thai police threatened to arrest journalists covering protests after the 21.00 curfew and issued a list of preconditions for journalists to be allowed to work after curfew which some will be unable to meet.&nbsp;</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>Amnesty International calls on the Thai authorities to pass a law which includes definitions of torture and enforced disappearances in full accordance with international law and offers justice to victims, after the Thai parliament voted yesterday (16 September) to approve the first reading of a bill criminalizing torture and enforced disappearance.&nbsp;</p>
By Migrant Working Group (MWG) |
<p>An open letter from Migrant Working Group (MWG), the labour-related NGO&nbsp;expresses its observations and recommendations for the management policy of the Factory Sandbox by the Ministry of Labour.</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
<p>Civil society calls on UN to Retain Myanmar&rsquo;s Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun&rsquo;s accreditation to the UN, amid fears Myanmar people could be &lsquo;robbed of their rightful voice&rsquo; by the military junta</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
<p>On 9&nbsp;September&nbsp;2021, over 60 former and current parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia have signed an&nbsp;open letter&nbsp;to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, urging his administration to take urgent action to support human rights and democracy in Myanmar, and express concern about its stated policy to wait on action by the ASEAN.&nbsp;</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>Angelina Jolie and Amnesty International have joined forces to create a resource for children and young people to learn about their rights, with the publication of a new book which empowers teenagers to speak out against injustice.</p>
By See the undersigned organizations at the bottom of the article. |