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21 Feb 2023
Cambodian authorities must reinstate Voice of Democracy, UN experts said on 20 February, after the independent radio station was stripped of its licence to broadcast in English and Khmer last week. The flag of Cambodia
14 Feb 2023
A new short film by the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) explores challenges and abuses faced by migrant workers working on rose plantations in Thailand, including difficult working conditions and unfair wages.
10 Feb 2023
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) urges the Thai government to listen to the demands of two hunger striking activists and amend the lèse-majesté, or royal defamation, law.
9 Feb 2023
The Government of Thailand should end refugee pushbacks and protect refugee rights, said Fortify Rights in a new short-film released last Thursday (2 February) on the forced return of refugee children to Myanmar.
9 Feb 2023
On Tuesday (7 February), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) jointly submitted a legal brief (amicus curiae) to the Nakhon Pathom Provincial Court in criminal defamation proceeding against Thai journalist Pratch Rujivanarom, former editor of GreenNews Agency.
8 Feb 2023
Thai authorities have arrested, prosecuted, surveilled and intimidated child protesters for taking part in unprecedented mass demonstrations, Amnesty International said today, as it called for charges to be dropped and an end to any harassment discouraging children from joining protests.
7 Feb 2023
As a part of an ongoing lawsuit, the Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) urged the Thai government to adhere to a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights pledge to amend laws that violate the rights of migrant workers hired by Thailand’s state-owned enterprise.
1 Feb 2023
The Myanmar military continues to arbitrarily arrest, torture and murder people with impunity two years after launching a coup, Amnesty International said today, calling for increased global action and solidarity ahead of the anniversary on 1 February.
1 Feb 2023
112WATCH expresses its deep concern over the hunger strike of two young female activists—Tantawan ‘Tawan’ Tuatulanon and Orawan ‘Bam’ Phuphong, who have been refusing food and drink and are now in grave danger.
25 Jan 2023
Fortify Rights and 16 individual complainants from Myanmar filed a criminal complaint with the Federal Public Prosecutor General of Germany under the principle of universal jurisdiction against senior Myanmar military generals and others for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, Fortify Rights announced on 24 January.
21 Jan 2023
Thai authorities should immediately drop the charges and release two democracy activists detained for criticizing the monarchy, Human Rights Watch said on Friday (20 January).
20 Jan 2023
Following the detention of monarchy reform activists Sopon Surariddhidhamrong and Nutthanit Duangmusit, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), launched an urgent appeal asking the international community to call on the Thai authorities to immediately release detained human right defenders and end all acts of harassment against them.