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3 Sep 2014
  BANGKOK  (3  September  2014)  --- The United Nations Human Rights Office for South   East   Asia   (OHCHR)   is  seriously  concerned  about  increasing restrictions  on  human  rights  defenders  in  exercising  their rights to peaceful assembly and expression in Thailand.   On   Tuesday,   Thai  Lawyers  for  Human  Rights,  a  local  human  rights organization,  announced the cancellation of an e
20 Aug 2014
19 August 2014   Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights : Ravina Shamdasani Location: Geneva Subject: Thailand          We are seriously concerned about the prosecution and harsh sentencing of individuals in Thailand under the country's lèse majesté law. Such measures are adding to the larger pattern of increasing restrictions on freedom of expression in Thailand.
27 Nov 2013
Bangkok, 27 November - The Third Committee of the United Nations General assembly on 26 November passed a resolution on the safety or journalists and the issue of impunity, among others setting 2 November as the “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.”
26 Nov 2013
Following yet another year of world headlines dominated by horrific acts of violence against women and girls,  during the 16 days of activism to end violence against women, starting on November 25th and ending in Human Rights Day, December 10th, the international community comes together to reaffirm and re-commit to securing a world free of violence against women and girl. 
25 Oct 2010
Three rights groups in Thailand have today called on Ban Ki-moon, the United Nation’s (UN) Secretary General, to intervene to prevent further abuse of Myanmar migrants deported from Thailand. The UN Secretary General will visit Bangkok on Tuesday as a guest of the Royal Thai Government (RTG).

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