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By Fortify Rights |
<p>On 3 May 2022, a <a href="">video footage</a>&nbsp;filmed from the Myanmar side of the border and obtained by Fortify Rights shows uniformed Thai soldiers destroying a footbridge over the Wa Le (also known as the Waw Lay) River, a tributary of the Moei River, which forms part of the border between Thailand and Myanmar.</p>
By Geneva Global Health Hub (G2H2) |
<p>Civil society organizations raised concerns about the proposed WHO global accord on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response, and called for equity, transparency, and accountability in the public hearing process.</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>Political leaders and corporate titans put profit and power ahead of people, betraying promises for fair recovery from pandemic, stated in the annual report of Amnesty International.</p>
By Human Rights and Development Foundation (HRDF) |
<p>Labour Court Region 5 revoked the decision of the Committee of the Employee Assistance Fund that denied migrant workers access to the Fund, the Court ruling that &ldquo;the legal status of the employee not to be invoked to rule out their access to the Employee Assistance Fund&rdquo;</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>Amnesty International Thailand and Thai activists gathered in front of the Russian Embassy in Bangkok today (23 March) and held a candlelight vigil to call for an end to Russia&#39;s invasion of Ukraine.</p>
By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights |
<p>ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) called on ASEAN to take urgent actions after the Office of the United Nations&nbsp;High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Council which found that the Myanmar military has committed human rights abuses that&nbsp;may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>Prisoners of war in the Russian invasion of Ukraine must have their rights respected under the Third Geneva Convention, Amnesty International said on 7 March.</p>
<p>The conviction of Narin, who was <a href="">sentenced last Friday</a> (4 March 2022) to 3 years in prison on a royal defamation charge for putting a sticker over a portrait of King Vajiralongkorn,&nbsp;demonstrates the government&rsquo;s intensifying targeting of individuals and allies of the pro-democratic movement, said FoRUM-ASIA, CIVICUS, and Asia Democracy Network, who call for the repeal of the royal defamation law and the immediate release of everyone detained under this law.</p>
By The Women Human Rights Defenders Collective in Thailand |
<p>On International Women&#39;s day,&nbsp;The Women Human Rights Defenders Collective in Thailand issued a statement demanding a stop to the Draft Act on the Operation of Not-for-Profit Organizations.</p>
By Global Labor Justice - International Labor Rights Forum (GLJ-ILRF) |
<p>Global Labor Justice - International Labor Rights Forum (GLJ-ILRF) and partner organizations in the Seafood Working Group (SWG) are calling on the Biden Administration to ensure U.S. companies do not import fishing nets made by Thai companies that use forced prison labor.&nbsp;</p>