3 Jul 2023
The denial of bail for two people found guilty of royal defamation this June has brought the number of political prisoners in Thailand to 17. Of this number, 10 are detained following a final verdict from the Supreme Court or after a decision not to appeal. The remaining 7 are detained pending trial or appeal, 4 of whom on royal defamation charges.
2 Dec 2022
The Supreme Court on Wednesday (30 November) sentenced 2 people to 3 years in prison for distributing leaflets and selling t-shirts promoting the pro-republic group Thai Federation.
27 Jul 2022
Although wearing black is not a crime in Thailand, a meeting chaired by the Police Chief on 26 July called on police around the country to monitor a movement to wear black on 28 July to mark the birthday celebrations of King Vajiralongkorn.
23 Jul 2021
Although barred from approaching Government House, the protesters dispersed by crowd control police on 18 July left behind a number of clear ‘statements’ including a model guillotine, federalist graffiti, and demands for effective vaccines.
24 Jan 2020
Four defendants in the Thai Federation case have been sentenced to between 2 and 3 years in prison for suspected involvement in the Thai Federation movement, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) said on Tuesday (21 January).
13 Apr 2019
Officers from the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) and Pakkred Police Station have arrested a 56-year-old civil servant on suspicion of involvement in the Thai Federation movement.
23 Feb 2019
The six defendants in the Thai Federation protest case were called to court to hear charges of incitement, forming a secret society, and violating the Public Assembly Act. The six defendants denied all charges and chose to go to trial.