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By Prachatai |
<p>Royal defamation case defendants indicted for reading a statement in German and wearing a crop top said that they were unable to obtain passports because of their ongoing court cases.</p>
By FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights, its member organization and Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) |
<p>Thai authorities should immediately release lèse-majesté detainee Anchan Preelerd, the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) urged.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Constitutional Court has denied a request to copy several documents used as evidence in the ruling that protesters&rsquo; calls for monarchy reform is treasonous, claiming national security, says <a href="https://tlhr2014.com/archives/38968">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR).</a></p>
By Prachatai |
<p>On 22 November, 9 activists were found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 10 days in jail by the Thanyaburi Provincial Court according to <a href="https://twitter.com/TLHR2014/status/1462710258921459715?s=20&amp;fbclid=IwAR3yIk0ulYG2F-JCukzkyYytagU2Jx_SKu76NyD7WworAbX8uHMukYnWTv4">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR)</a>. 3 of the activists are already in jail pending trial on other charges.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Sirapat Deesawat, a Nonthaburi man charged with royal defamation for removing a gold-framed King Vajiralongkorn portrait from a housing estate entrance last August, may be tried in a closed-door session.</p>
By Sorawut Wongsaranon, Yiamyut Sutthichaya |
<p>An escalation of symbolic actions by pro-democracy protesters took place after the repeated use of force against protesters by the police and legal charges against its leading figures. But when it comes to burning portraits of the King, the state uses the royal defamation law to handle the problem.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>On 10 October, a 14-year-old boy was taken from his house to the Din Daeng Police Station and pressured to confess that he shot a crowd control police officer in the head on 6 October, according to <a href="https://twitter.com/TLHR2014/status/1447293965019975680">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR)</a>.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A citizen journalist and a protester who allegedly painted graffiti about monarchy reform at Din Daeng Intersection on 13 September were arrested by the police on Wednesday night (15 September).&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Five activists detained on charges relating to a protest in front of the Border Patrol Police Region 1 headquarters on 2 August 2021 to demand the <a href="https://prachatai.com/english/node/9377">release of 32 detained activists</a> have been granted bail.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Thanat Thanakitamnuay, an anti-Thaksin campaigner turned pro-democracy activist has been accused for Section 112 of the Criminal Code for wearing an outfit similar to one worn by the late King Rama IX. Police also brought charges against an individual in Nonthaburi for allegedly removing a royal portrait and treating it in a disrespectful manner.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>At least 260 protesters have been arrested during pro-democracy protests in August 2021, 70 of whom are minors, say <a href="https://tlhr2014.com/archives/34093">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR).</a></p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Lawyers are not being allowed to meet with activist Jatupat &ldquo;Pai Dao Din&rdquo; Boonpattararaksa, who has been detained since Monday (9 August), claiming Covid-19 quarantine measures prevent it.</p>