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By ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) |
<p>Civil society calls on UN to Retain Myanmar&rsquo;s Ambassador U Kyaw Moe Tun&rsquo;s accreditation to the UN, amid fears Myanmar people could be &lsquo;robbed of their rightful voice&rsquo; by the military junta</p>
By UN independent experts |
<p>UN human rights* experts urged the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to defer Thailand&rsquo;s bid to get a prized heritage listing for the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, saying the indigenous Karen are being subjected to rights violations in the park.</p>
By Annie Game |
<p>It is&nbsp;good to know that, on the road to end impunity, we are in good company.&nbsp; 8 People worldwide highlighted for fighting against impunity.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances submitted a second letter to the Cambodian government over lack of progress in the investigation since the Thai activist was kidnapped from the front of his residence in Phnom Penh on 4 June 2020.</p>
By Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights |
<p>Mandates of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association</p>
<p>A group of UN experts&nbsp;have condemned the continued misuse of judicial processes by Thai poultry producer Thammakaset to harass and silence human rights defenders who have spoken out against its abusive and exploitative labour practices.</p>
By Genevieve Glatsky |
<div> <div>Tensions are rising at the UN office or ‘duty station’ in Bangkok over plans to slash salaries for the second time in six years. </div></div>
By Harrison George |
<p>Two weeks before he was unleashed on the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump gave a speech in Bismarck, North Dakota, supposedly to outline his plans on tax reform.&nbsp;</p> <p>(<em>A quick aside for the historically-minded</em>: Bismarck is named after the Iron Chancellor who invented realpolitik and Germany.&nbsp; Could there be a starker contrast?)</p>
By Kornkritch Somjittranukit |
<div>While the ruling junta is showing its commitment to human rights principle at the UN’s ICCPR review in Geneva, NGO workers said the such superficial commitment is just to avoid further humiliation from international communities. &nbsp;&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Between 13 and 14 March 2016, Thailand sent 46 delegates to attend <a href=";LangID=E">the second periodic report</a> on implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). </div>
By International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) |
<div>Paris, Bangkok, 25 January 2017: A United Nations (UN) body has demanded Thai authorities immediately and unconditionally release lèse-majesté detainee Pongsak Sriboonpeng, according to information received by FIDH.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><img alt="" src="" /></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>In an opinion issued on 21 November 2016, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) requested that Thailand immediately re </div>