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By Access Now |
<p>It is time to put an end to the weaponising of surveillance technology &mdash; both globally and in Thailand. Thai authorities must immediately initiate an independent investigation to hold the perpetrators to account, and support calls for a global moratorium on spyware technology.</p>
By Thanapat Pekanan |
<p>As the free world starts to tilt its foreign policy towards the Indo Pacific region, there is no one better suited to become British Foreign Secretary than Tom Tugendhat.&nbsp;</p>
By Verita Sriratana |
<p>In January 2020, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) launched the&nbsp;LGBTQ+ travel marketing outrach campaign #GoThaiBeFree, presenting Thailand as a heaven for LGBTQ+ tourists. Verita Sriratana discusses how this image has been challenged as Thailand&#39;s LGBTQ+ community continue to struggle with discrimination and lack of legal rights.</p>
By Apichaya Akkaratatta |
<p>Apichaya Akkaratatta discusses domestic violence in Thailand, the roots of the issue, why it has been overlooked, and why the society allows it to continue.</p>
By Harrison George |
<p>Experts are warning that Thailand risks a serious outbreak of a highly contagious disease that could lead to widespread ignorance and mass hysteria. High-ranking officials and politicians appear to be among the most highly vulnerable groups.</p>
By Yiamyut Sutthichaya |
<p>Plans for the upcoming Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games), scheduled to be held in Vietnam on 12-23 May after 4 months of delays, offer insight into how Southeast Asian nations will find their way back to normal after years of struggling with the Covid-19 pandemic.</p>
By Annie Game |
<p>We need to value and support the critical work of journalists countering the mis- and disinformation flooding our communications channels, especially during crises, conflicts, and elections. The good news is that when the media and civil society work together, they create a better information climate - and a healthier civic space - for us all.</p>
By Harrison George |
<p>HG&#39;s take on an ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and how the language can be&nbsp;miscommunicated so well.</p>
By Eun Hong Park |
<p>Eun Hong Park, a professor at Sungkonghoe University, emphasizes that most countries with implicit alliances with Myanmar`s military have non-liberal governance. Referring to the post-coup phase on &quot;Tatmadaw-democratic camp-international community,&quot; He argues that Myanmar`s &quot;Spring Revolution&quot; can become an opportunity to create &quot;new Asian values.&quot;</p>
By Bandhukavi Palakawongsa na Ayudhya |
<p>&ldquo;Nation, religion, and king&rdquo; - &nbsp;a slogan that seems almost spiritual and sacred to Thai nationalists. &nbsp;Why? &nbsp;I don&rsquo;t think I am alone in believing that, even as we debate political topics, we feel that certain things - like our national religion and our royal institution - cannot be forgotten. Why exactly is difficult to explain.&nbsp;</p>