Rap Against Dictatorship (RAD)
9 Jul 2022
On 7 July, Patiroob (reform), a Rap Against Dictatorship (R.A.D.) song, was again blocked on YouTube as a result of a Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES) petition to the Court that it should be prohibited under the terms of the Computer Crime Act.
3 Dec 2021
November has seen a crackdown on freedom of movement as the Thai authorities have reportedly requested the Department of Consular Affairs to revoke the passports of 13 Thai activists and hastily expelled a foreigner who made fun of the government and monarchy.
5 Jan 2021
The music video for Rap Against Dictatorship (RAD)’s latest song “Reform” has been blocked on YouTube’s Thai domain due to a “legal complaint from the government.
29 May 2019
The anti-military rap group Rap Against Dictatorship has been declared one of the three winners of the 2019 Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent, which will be presented on 29 May at the Oslo Freedom Forum.
3 Nov 2018
‘Rap Against Dictatorship’ says that politics, for them, is posing questions about the things happening in daily life. An interest in politics is a way to change for the better things that you don’t like and dictatorship isn’t only the military, but the election that’s about to happen can also be held in a dictatorial way. We also a talk with Teerawat Rujintham, the director of the MV, who is behind many pro-democracy groups.