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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. 
1 Sep 2022
On the occasion of International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Amnesty International consider the adoption of the anti-torture bill to constitute an important step toward the prevention and redress of these crimes.
16 Aug 2022
Cambodian authorities detained five journalists and four activists after addressing deforestation in a vast Phnom Tamao forest, stated the civil society organisation, Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO).
12 Aug 2022
CSOs demand the House of Representatives to immediately approve the anti-torture and enforced disappearance bill after the Senate review.
10 Aug 2022
Amnesty International Thailand and other activists submitted today (10 August) a petition, signed by 4,701 people, to the Ministry of Justice to call for the authorities to drop charges against pro-democracy activists and to release and return the right to bail to political prisoners. 
10 Aug 2022
Focus on the Global South condemn in the strongest terms the arrest of its founding director and co-chair of its Board, Dr Walden Bello, over libel and cyber libel charges filed by Jefry Tupas—former staff of current Vice President Sara Duterte.
21 Jul 2022
Most of Indonesia’s provinces and dozens of cities and regencies impose discriminatory and abusive dress codes on women and girls, Human Rights Watch said on 21 July. The harmful impact of these regulations is evident in the personal accounts of Indonesian women – as schoolgirls, teachers, doctors, and the like.
20 Jul 2022
Following the release of a police watchlist containing names of reporters, activists and citizen journalists covering pro-democracy protests, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urges the Thai authorities to safeguard the safety and security of all working journalists and citizen journalists.
19 Jul 2022
Thai authorities should immediately drop the charges and release pro-democracy activists detained for insulting the monarchy (lese majeste), Human Rights Watch said today (19 July).
15 Jul 2022
Living wage is necessary in the post-pandemic world to ensure workers in global food supply chains are able to afford a decent and dignified life which in turn will benefit businesses and the overall economy, but more must be done to make it a reality, a panel discussion suggested.
15 Jul 2022
The Central Court of Appeal has ruled to overturn a decision made by the Ministry of Justice's Committee to Determine Compensation to Aggrieved Parties in Criminal Cases, after the Committee ruled not to pay compensation for a sexual assault victim on the ground that she was “an illegal migrant worker.” The Court says that her immigration status is not the cause of the assault and orders the Committee to pay her compensation. 
12 Jul 2022
Administrative Court refused to hear a case filed by migrant workers and stateless persons suing authorities concerning “Section 33, We Love Each Other” scheme, citing the statute of limitations and that the plaintiffs were not stakeholders.

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