9 Mar 2023
Prison conditions in Thailand remained well below international standards in 2022, FIDH and the Union for Civil Liberty (UCL) said in their annual prison report released today (9 March).
29 Jun 2022
A protester currently detained on charges relating to recent protests at the Din Daeng Intersection attempted suicide over the weekend by overdosing on paracetamol while in detention at the Bangkok Remand Prison.
2 Sep 2021
A family member of detained activist Thatchapong or Chatchai Kaedam, who recently tested positive for Covid-19, said that his condition has not improved, and his family and lawyer were not able to speak to his doctor or obtain information on his condition.
13 May 2021
Human Rights Watch calls on the Thai authorities to ensure access to adequate protective measures and healthcare in detention facilities, as detainees are now at grave risk from Covid-19 outbreaks.
12 May 2021
Amnesty International Thailand issued an open letter yesterday (11 May) to the Ministry of Justice and the President of the Supreme Court of Justice calling for urgent measures minimizing the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic in prisons across the country, as well as for unnecessary custody at all levels to be kept at a minimum.
11 Dec 2019
Conditions in most of Thailand’s so-called ‘model’ prisons are below international standards, a new report published today (11 December 2019) by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organization Union for Civil Liberty (UCL) reveals.