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By Thidatep Piboon |
<p>Women and the LGBT community have joined pro-democracy protests campaigning to abolish patriarchy, gender stereotypes and social norms that marginalize gender equality. They are also collecting signatures for petitions to decriminalize abortion and sex work.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Several police complaints have been filed against the leaders and a supporter of the 19 September protest, including a lèse majesté complaint.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A group of volunteer actors staged a play in memory of the 99 people killed during the crackdowns on red shirt protests in 2010 during the anti-government protest on Saturday (19 September), now said to be one of the largest protests in Thailand since 2014.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Police stopped the vehicles of students transporting equipment and booklets to the protest at Thammasat University&rsquo;s Tha Prachan campus ahead of the afternoon&rsquo;s protest.</p>
<p>International human rights organisations are calling on the Government of Thailand to observe international human rights laws and standards ahead of a planned protest expected to attract tens of thousands to Bangkok this weekend.&nbsp;</p>
By Stephff |
By Prachatai |
<p>The Constitutional Court on Wednesday (16 September) accepted a complaint against three leaders of the 10 August at Thammasat University, accusing them of attempting to overthrow the government.</p>
By Paisarn Likhitpreechakul |
<p>They used to be ridiculed and bullied, but LGBT youths have now emerged among the leaders of Thailand&rsquo;s pro-democracy movement. In this article, Paisarn Likhitpreechakul writes about young LGBT activists in the current wave of student protests.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A high school student has been summoned by the police for participating in an anti-government protest in Ratchaburi on 1 August and accused of violating the Emergency Decree and the Public Assembly Act.</p>
By Amnesty International |
<p>Amnesty International issued a call for an urgent action against prosecution of Thai political activists, inviting supporters to submit an appeal to the Thai government demanding that it drops all charges against protesters and end all effort to obstruct peaceful assemblies. The campaign will run until 21 October.&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Protest leaders Anon Nampa and Panupong Jadnok have been released from the Bangkok Remand Prison, where they have been detained for five days after the Criminal Court ruled on Thursday (3 September) to have their bail revoked.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Following a motion from the inquiry officer at Samranrat Police Station to revoke bail for human rights lawyer Anon Nampa and student activist Panupong &ldquo;Mike&rdquo; Jadnok, the Bangkok Criminal Court ruled to revoke Anon&rsquo;s bail and increase the security for Panupong.</p>