8 Mar 2023
Following the pro-democracy protests of 2020 - 2022, many activists were required to wear an electronic monitoring (EM) bracelet to be granted bail. Among them are Chonthicha Jangrew and Panadda Sirimasakul. In “Electronic Monitoring Devices: Online Shackles,” young activists talk about their lives after being charged for joining protests and being ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device while waiting for trial.
6 Jan 2023
Run by a translator, a sociology lecturer, and the mother of an activist, and supported by protesters all over the country, the Will of the People Fund has been bailing out activists and protesters prosecuted for taking part in the pro-democracy movement.
24 Dec 2022
A new report published by the human rights group ARTICLE 19 has found that the Thai government’s treatment of pro-democracy protesters violated their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, including by exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic to enact repressive emergency measures and using the royal defamation law against protesters.
26 Nov 2021
Several pro-democracy activists and academics have reported receiving an email from Apple warning them that “state-sponsored attackers” are targeting their devices.
16 Oct 2021
A working group set up by the Ministry of Education to investigate a series of illustrated children’s books about the pro-democracy movement said that five out of the 8-book series are likely to lead to violence in children.
15 Feb 2021
A protest took place at the Democracy Monument yesterday (13 February) to demand the release of four activists detained last week pending trial, as well as demanding the resignation of the prime minister, a new constitution, and monarchy reform.
Llifting of serious emergency situation in Bangkok is welcome, but emergency laws remain deeply problematic, says ICJ
30 Oct 2020
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) published a legal briefing on 27 October in response to the implementation of the Emergency Decree in response to the pro-democracy protests, calling for all official use of power during the severe state of emergency to be subjected to a review in court and ensure the affected persons’ right to access to an effective remedy
26 Oct 2020
The ASEAN SOGIE Caucus issued a statement today (26 October), signed by 72 organizations and 152 individuals in 19 countries, calling for ASEAN governments, especially the Thai and Indonesian governments, to stop the violence and listen to the people.