Amnesty International (AI) Thailand on Thursday announced the 2014 human rights media awards for the Thai media. Prachatai English’s news story received an honourable mention in the online media category.
The featured Prachatai story which was honoured was Crime of the State: Enforced Disappearance, Killings and Impunity by Thaweeporn Kummetha. The story explored enforced disappearance and torture in Thailand.
Matichon Online and the Thai News Agency also received honourable mentions in the category for “Accounts of former detainees under the junta” and “Voice from the rape victim on the train 13 years ago” respectively.