right to privacy
26 Apr 2017
The junta has given the green light to a new version of the Criminal Procedure Code that allows police to intercept communications. On 25 April 2017, Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd, spokesperson of the Prime Minister's Office, announced that the cabinet has approved an amended draft of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC). Under the section on evidence collection, the bill allows police to intercept communications to and from criminal suspects.
28 Apr 2016
But the newspaper article said this form was not mandatory. Who says so? It quotes Deputy Commissioner of Immigration Pol Maj Gen Chatchawan Wachirapaneekhun, whose name is also there as the person who ‘designed and arranged’ this form. Well, that’s right, it is not mandatory. But if you want to extend your visa or do your 90-day report, you are required to complete the form. Voluntarily. Because if I don’t, … You won’t get your extension and we will fine you for not doing your 90-day report. I see.
10 Feb 2015
The Prevention and Suppression of Temptations to Dangerous Behaviors which will ban specific kinds of pornography in a bid to increase efficiency in suppression, potentially paves way for a ban of group sex, and BDSM, in the name of public morals. The bill also poses a great threat to media freedom as it not only broadly defines a wide range of media content deemed inappropriate, it also adopts the notorious article of the Computer Crime Act which indiscriminately holds internet intermediaries liable for all pornographic/violent materials without safe harbour.