20 Apr 2016
Police released anti-junta activists without charges after detaining them for gathering in support for a detained Pheu Thai Party politician. At 8:30 pm on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, police officers of Phayathai Police Station released Anon Nampa of Resistant Citizen Group, Sirawit Serithiwat from New Democracy Movement (NDM), Aramis Akahad and Wannakit Chatsuwan, four well known anti-junta activists.
9 Mar 2016
The Thai police have filed additional charges against a well-known anti-junta youth activist leader over his role in an anti-coup gathering in February 2015. Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) reported that on Tuesday, 8 March 2016, the Pathumwan Police Station in Bangkok filed additional charges against Thammasat University student activist Sirawit Serithiwat, who was abducted and reportedly ill-treated w
4 Mar 2016
The Thai police plan to file additional charges against a well-known anti-junta youth activist leader over his role in an anti-coup gathering in February 2015.
11 Feb 2016
The Military Court has for the second time issued arrest warrants for anti-junta activists calling for an investigation into corruption allegations concerning a park constructed by the Royal Thai Army.
26 Jan 2016
The Thai junta leader has scolded Amnesty International’s campaign for Thai political dissidents, saying that the organization encourages people who have violated the law. After the abduction of Sirawit Serithiwat, a pro-democracy student activist leader, last week, Amnesty International (AI) started a campaign calling on its members to send letters to Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, the junta leader and Prime Minister, and Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to demand that the regime drop charges against Sirawit and other dissidents.
26 Jan 2016
A well-known embattled anti-junta activist who was abducted and reportedly abused last week, has filed charges against military officers while human rights organisations urge the junta to end arbitrary arrests and the ban on political gatherings. Sirawit Serithiwat, a pro-democracy student activist leader from Thammasat University, at 2 pm on Monday, 25 January 2016, with Anon Nampa, a human rights lawyer, filed a complaint at Khlong Luang Police Station, Pathum Thani Province, against military officers who detained him last week.
22 Jan 2016
BANGKOK (22 January 2016) – The United Nations Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) urges the Thai military to drop all charges against 11 student activists arrested for violating a ban on political gatherings . Sirawit Seritiwat, a student activist with the New Democracy Movement, said he was apprehended by uniformed men near Thammasat University campus in the capital Bangkok late on Wednesday.
22 Jan 2016
The Thai government should urgently investigate the abduction and alleged beating and mistreatment of prominent student activist Sirawith Seritiwat by army soldiers, Human Rights Watch said today. The arrest, which Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha said was for violating the ban on public assembly and political activity, is itself unjustified under the right of all persons to peacefully assemble and protest.
21 Jan 2016
The military court has rejected a police request to detain anti-junta youth activists calling for an investigation into corruption allegations concerning a park constructed by the Royal Thai Army. The Military Court of Bangkok on Thursday at 4 pm, 21 January 2016, declined to grant the police permission to detain Sirawit Serithiwat, 23, Chonticha Jaeng-rew, 22, Chanoknan Ruamsap, 22, and Korakoch Saengyenpan, 23.
21 Jan 2016
Sirawit Serithiwat, aka Ja New, a well-known anti-junta student activist abducted by military officers on Wednesday night, says that he was subjected to ill-treatment during detention by the military. After being abducted by eight military officers in the presence of many other people at the Rangsit Campus of Thammasat University in Bangkok at around 10:30 pm yesterday, Thai Lawyers of Human Rights (TLHR) reported that Sirawit was brought to Nimit Mai Police Station at 1:10 am before being transferred to Thonburi Police Station several hours later.
21 Jan 2016
Military officers have abducted a well-known anti-junta student activist from his university in Bangkok. A warrant had been issued for his arrest. Eight military officers at around 10:35 pm on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, abducted Sirawit Serithiwat, aka Ja New, while he was walking in the Rangsit Campus of Thammasat University.
18 Jan 2016
Anti-junta youth activists facing arrest warrants have vowed to fight on despite intimidation from the authorities and the risk of detention. Sirawit Serithiwat, 23, Chonticha Jaeng-rew, 22, Chanoknan Ruamsap, 22, Abhisit Sapnaphapan, 29, and Korakoch Saengyenpan, 23, five embattled pro-democracy activists currently facing arrest warrants, gathered at Thonburi Railway Station in Bangkok at 10:15 am on Saturday, 16 January 2016.