pro-democracy protest 2022
11 Oct 2022
A group of protesters rode the BTS Skytrain while wearing black on Sunday (9 October) in a flashmob-style protest against the Constitutional Court’s ruling to allow Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to stay on as Prime Minister.
4 Oct 2022
Following the Constitutional Court ruling last Friday (30 September) to allow Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to stay on as Prime Minister, protests took place during the weekend. Protesters flashing the three-finger salute during Saturday's protest
24 Aug 2022
Protests have been staged at at least 5 sites around BKK demanding that the PM step down by 24 August, arguing that he will have reached the constitutional limit on that date, while the issue has been submitted to the Constitutional Court.
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.
2 Aug 2022
An activist was arrested on Saturday night (30 July) and temporarily detained pending investigation on a royal defamation charge for speaking at a protest on 28 July to demand the release of detained activists.
14 Jul 2022
A list of activists and reporters being monitored by the police has been released, and it includes a Prachatai multimedia reporter and several other citizen journalists.
13 Jul 2022
From 9.00 – 17.00 for the past three days, activists and members of the public stood in front of the UN headquarters in Bangkok to protest against the denial of bail for detained activists and to demand that UN agencies pay attention to the Thai authorities’ violation of civil and political rights.
17 Jun 2022
Amnesty International has launched an urgent action campaign calling for the release of Baipor and Netiporn, two monarchy reform activists currently held in pre-trial detention on royal defamation charges and who are on a hunger strike to demand the right to bail.
11 May 2022
An activist was arrested yesterday (10 May) and charged with royal defamation for a speech given at the Chakri Memorial Day protest on 6 April 2022.
2 Apr 2022
On Thursday (31 March), the activist group Thaluwang staged another opinion poll, this one on whether people want their tax money to be budgeted to the monarchy.
23 Mar 2022
Two citizen journalists have been charged with royal defamation and sedition for live broadcasting an event at Siam Paragon on 8 February 2022, in which activists conducted a poll on whether people think they face trouble from royal motorcades. Worawet and Nui leaving the South Bangkok Criminal Court (Photo by Ginger Cat)
6 Mar 2022
Whatever happened to the monarchy reform movement that sparked massive protests two years ago? Is the movement still around?