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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.
17 Jan 2023
Thailand should dismiss the case against 22 protest leaders charged with insulting the monarchy and a range of public order offences, and adhere to its international human rights obligations, the Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ) and TrialWatch Expert the Honourable Kevin Bell AM KC stated.
12 Jan 2023
The title of a luxury Bangkok condo and two Siam Commercial Bank passbooks belonging to the children of junta head and war criminal Min Aung Hlaing were among items confiscated after the arrest of Myanmar crony arms broker Tun Min Latt, Justice For Myanmar has revealed in a report, based on the seizure record.
9 Dec 2022
Around the launch of its global report on protests, CIVICUS, a global civil society alliance, calls on the Thai government to halt its criminalisation of protesters and drop all charges against them. Further, the government must ensure accountability for violations carried out by the security forces while policing protests.
29 Nov 2022
A statement from the protesters who have been violently dispersed by the police force on 18 November underlines the purposes of the movement and demands responsibility for grieve losses.
16 Nov 2022
Human Rights Watch (HRW) called upon Vietnamese authorities to immediately release the outspoken commentator Bui Van Thuan and drop the politically motivated charges against him, Human Rights Watch said today (16 November). The People’s Court of Thanh Hoa province has scheduled his criminal trial for November 17, 2022.
16 Nov 2022
Amnesty International Thailand submitted petitions to the Thai government, APEC host country calling for an end of the bloody crackdown in Myanmar.
11 Nov 2022
APEC 2022’s unlawful chairman General Prayut should stop using APEC to push apocalyptic policies against the will and benefit of the people, says a network of civil society organisations.
9 Nov 2022
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) prepare to launch the #StopAPEC2022 campaign against Prayut Chan O-Cha’s legitimacy to whitewash himself on the global stage.
1 Nov 2022
The human right organization Fortify Rights issued a statement today (1 November) calling on the Thai parliament to approve the Marriage Equality bill, which is expected to re-enter parliament during the current legislative session.
7 Sep 2022
26 Human rights organizations issued a statement on Monday (5 September) calling for independence and professionalism in the judicial process, after former Kaeng Krachan National Park Chaiwat Limlikhitaksorn and three other park officials were indicted for the abduction and murder of community rights activist and Bang Kloi indigenous community leader Porlajee "Billy" Rakchongcharoen.