state surveillance

7 Nov 2023
The Civil Court has postponed a hearing in a lawsuit filed by activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa against NSO Group, an Israeli company which developed the Pegasus spyware, after the company’s lawyers claimed that they are unable to reach the relevant Israeli authorities to complete necessary paperwork because the country is at war.
2 Oct 2023
Bangkok, 26th September 2023— "Media Transformation in Shifting Scenarios," a public forum organised by Prachatai, took note of the challenging landscape faced by mass media workers in an age of political polarisation. Media professionals continue to face multiple threats, from legal restrictions and surveillance to censorship and risks to personal safety. These challenges, in turn, have had a significant impact on media workers’ freedom of expression. The seminar raises a crucial question: following the change of government, can meaningful change be anticipated?
25 Sep 2023
A local rice wine producer in Buriram has been harassed by a local subdistrict chief and men claiming to be police officers for allowing the Move Forward Party (MFP) to organize an event at a location she owns, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) said.
18 Feb 2022
Two student activists in Chiang Mai have been evicted from their apartment, after police surveillance on their activity caused their landlord concerns.
20 Jan 2022
A number of activists and journalists have reported being visited by police officers during the past week, with the officers often questioning their family members for information about them and their activities. 
12 Sep 2019
Sirisak Chaited, an LGBT rights activist, said she has received a threatening email ahead of the ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (APF) on 10 – 12 September, while Siyeed Alam, chair of the Rohingya Association in Thailand, said he has been contacted by Special Branch officers.
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