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By The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) |
<p>The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights statement urges&nbsp;state and public to tolerate, respect, protect and upheld freedom of&nbsp;expression toward the monarchy. The peaceful, unarmed expression and questionings are important in democratic regime.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) report that a 24-year-old man in Krabi Province was visited by the police who tried to make him sign a document promising not to express any opinion about the monarchy as he had during a past protest.</p>
By Thai Lawyers for Human Rights |
<p>The mass protest on 18 July sparked a wave of youth-led protest which is sweeping across the country. However, Thai Lawyers for Human Rights says that their call to end harassment is backfiring as protestors are facing forms of intimidation and pressure from the authorities.&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Tiwagorn Withiton, a Facebook user who posted an image of him wearing a shirt printed with &ldquo;I lost faith in the monarchy&rdquo;, was released from a psychiatric hospital after being detained under questionable circumstances on 9 July. Meanwhile, people are being pressured by security authorities for talking and posting about it.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Both Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) and the Student Union of Thailand (SUT) have issued statements calling for the release of <a href="https://prachatai.com/english/node/8646">Tiwagorn Withiton</a>, a Facebook user whose post of him wearing a shirt printed with &ldquo;I lost faith in the monarchy&rdquo; previously went viral and who was taken by the police and forcibly admitted to a psychiatric hospital last week.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The family of missing activist in exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit has filed a complaint with the Thai Office of the Attorney General, the Ministry of Justice&rsquo;s Rights and Liberties Protection Department, and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), calling for an investigation into his disappearance, while also preparing to file a complaint with the Cambodian police.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has claimed that HM the King asked for no prosecutions under Article 112 of the Criminal Code. However, other laws and extra-legal means have been used to stop anti-monarchy speech.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Six people who participated in the demonstration in front of the Cambodian Embassy last Monday (8 June) to call for the authorities to address the disappearance of activist in exile <a href="https://prachatai.com/english/node/8561">Wanchalearm Satsaksit</a> have been summoned by the police on Emergency Decree charges, said <a href="https://www.tlhr2014.com/?p=18477&amp;fbclid=IwAR1y3R-g4OcSqZjiET8QYgqmSsp1fvTljo5XtvhuqVSDzoew_ixam0y-zQM">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR)</a>.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>At least 10 homeless people in Chiang Mai have been arrested for breaking curfew by being outside after 22.00, says <a href="https://www.tlhr2014.com/?p=17223&amp;fbclid=IwAR1rsec56my0QLs6mvkIH5s3qXSs7ad3rQLcNrrELdUPCjgfvrfGv_fAVM0">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR).</a></p>