United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration (UFTD)
30 Oct 2023
Student activist Benja Apan has been sentenced to prison with a two-year suspension for a royal defamation charge resulting from a speech she gave during a protest on 10 August 2021.
8 Sep 2022
A Thammasat University student was arrested on Tuesday (6 September) for sedition on a warrant issued in 2020 relating to a 10 August 2020 protest.
12 Aug 2022
A protest took place at Thammasat University’s Rangsit campus on Wednesday (10 August), restating the 3 demands of the 2020 pro-democracy protests and calling on people to bring about change through the next general election.
13 May 2022
17 May 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of “Black May”, a popular uprising in 1992 that ended with a violent military crackdown and the fall of a military-led government. Plans to use the commemoration event to promote reconciliation are drawing more criticism than praise.
14 Jan 2022
Student activist Benja Apan was granted bail today (14 January) by the South Bangkok Criminal Court after spending 99 days in prison and having been previously repeatedly denied bail.
22 Sep 2021
Student activist Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul was arrested on Wednesday (22 September) and charged with sedition due to her involvement with the Facebook page of the student activist group United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration (UFTD).
17 Sep 2021
On Friday morning (17 September), police officers raided the house of members of the student activist group United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration (UFTD), confiscating mobile phones and computers and arresting one person.
26 Aug 2021
Friends of detained student activists are demanding that they be transferred to a civilian hospital, after it was reported that they have contracted Covid-19 while in detention and are not receiving proper care.
24 Aug 2021
In an exact date from 2020 when they announced the groundbreaking declaration over monarchy reform, UFTD announced its second declaration underlining immediate need for good vaccines and reformation of politics and the monarchy in 2021.
11 Aug 2021
People gathered on foot and in vehicles to participate in a Car Mob organized by the United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration (UFTD) on Tuesday 10 August, demanding the resignation of Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, the Prime Minister and other ministers.
10 Aug 2021
The Criminal Court has revoked bail for activist Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak on charges relating to the 19 September 2020 protest, while the Thanyaburi Provincial Court denied him and 8 other activists bail on charges relating to the 2 August 2021 protest.
10 Aug 2021
Nine activists have been arrested on charges relating to a protest in front of the Border Patrol Police Region 1 headquarters on 2 August 2021 to demand the release of 32 detained activists.