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27 Dec 2021
Amnesty International raised concerns that the new NGO bill could be used to control civil society groups and called on the Thai government to withdraw the bill. 
13 May 2020
People from various Songkhla fishing communities are demanding the authorities to halt a series of public hearings of a mega project that would turn over 16,000 rai of seaside land into an industrial zone. Meanwhile, Kaireeya Ramanyah, a young human right defenders and the Chana Rak Thin Network's youth representative, has been sitting in front of the Songkhla provincial hall since yesterday morning (12 May) and said that she will not leave until they get answers. 
14 Nov 2014
The Northern People’s Reform Committee of Thailand and other northern civil society organizations urged the junta to lift martial law to guarantee that people could truly participate in the national reform process.   About a hundred representatives from the Northern People’s Reform Committee of Thailand together with 33 civil society organizations based in Thailand’s North gathered in central Chiang Mai on Friday morning to discuss the new constitution and the junta’s reform plans.   In the meeting, the group pointed out that under ma
7 Jul 2009
Jon Ungphakorn, social activist and founder of Prachatai, has launched iLaw ( to enable people to propose and amend laws through the process of collecting 10,000 signatures to Parliament under Sections 142 and 193 of the 2007 Constitution.
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