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By Clooney Foundation for Justice |
Following the death of pro-democracy activist Netiporn 'Bung' Sanesangkhom, the Clooney Foundation for Justice filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Netiporn's behalf seeking remedies for violations of her rights, including reparations for her family and an opinion from the Working Group urging Thailand to stop misusing detention to stifle criticism of the monarchy.
By Prachatai |
The Supreme Court today (4 June) sentenced activist Nutchanon Pairoj to 1 month in prison, suspended for 2 years, and a fine of 500 baht on a contempt of court charge relating to a protest on 29 April 2021 at the Criminal Court.
By Prachatai |
Activists Tantawan Tuatulanon and Nutanon Chaimahabut were released on bail on Tuesday (28 May) after spending over 100 days in pre-trial detention on a sedition charge for allegedly honking at and blocking a royal motorcade.
By Prachatai |
The Corrections Hospital has refused to hand over CCTV footage from its hospital ward at the time detained activist Netiporn “Bung” Sanesangkhom went into cardiac arrest, claiming that it would “affect security.”
By Prachatai |
The family and lawyer of activist Netiporn “Bung” Sanesangkhom, who died on 14 May following a long hunger strike to demand judicial reform and the release of political prisoners, have raised questions about the credibility of Netiporn’s medical records obtained from the Corrections Hospital after several discrepancies were noted.
By Human Rights Watch |
Human Rights Watch (HRW) calls on the Thai authorities to investigate the death of detained activist Netiporn "Bung" Sanesangkhom, which has raised concerns about possible negligence by prison officials in referring her for life-saving medical treatment.
By Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) |
Following the death in detention of activist Netiporn "Bung" Sanesangkhom while she was on a hunger strike to call for judicial system reform and the release of political dissidents, five human rights organizations issued a joint statement calling for the Thai authorities to conduct an independent and credible investigation into her death, release political prisoners held in pre-trial detention, and support the proposed amnesty bill for those facing political prosecution.
By Prachatai |
Medical records from Thammasat University Hospital state that pro-democracy activist Netiporn “Bung” Sanesangkhom had no vital signs upon arrival and that an endotracheal tube was found in her esophagus instead of her windpipe, says Krisadang Nutcharus, Netiporn’s lawyer.
By Prachatai |
A network of civil society organisations and activist groups has called on the government to investigate the death of detained activist Netiporn Sanesangkhom, and to release all political prisoners held in pre-trial detention.
By Prachatai |
Following the death of pro-democracy activist Netiporn “Bung” Sanesangkhom, candlelit vigils took place in several provinces in her memory and to demand the release of political prisoners.
By Prachatai |
Diplomats in Thailand have expressed condolences following the death of pro-democracy activist Netiporn Sanesangkhom, who died on Tuesday (14 May) after suffering a cardiac arrest while on a hunger strike to call for judicial system reform and the release of political dissidents. Meanwhile, several human rights organizations have called for an investigation into the circumstances of her death.
By Prachatai |
A pro-democracy activist detained on royal defamation charges has been pronounced dead in custody after suffering a cardiac arrest while she was on a hunger strike to call for judicial system reform and the release of political dissidents.