8 Jun 2021
A year after the disappearance of Thai activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit, his family still waits for justice while official investigations seem to have stalled.
20 May 2021
Today (20 May), Amnesty International Thailand and representatives of young people facing charges due to their political expression and their family gather to demand that the Thai authorities drop political charges against children and young people unde the age of 18 who were exercising their freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
12 May 2021
Amnesty International Thailand issued an open letter yesterday (11 May) to the Ministry of Justice and the President of the Supreme Court of Justice calling for urgent measures minimizing the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic in prisons across the country, as well as for unnecessary custody at all levels to be kept at a minimum.
5 May 2021
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) must immediately impose a comprehensive arms embargo on Myanmar to bring an end to the mass killing of largely peaceful protestors by the Myanmar security forces, said Amnesty International in a joint call with over 200 civil society organizations on 5 May 2021.
29 Apr 2021
Following reports of visits to detained student activists Parit Chiwarak and Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul, and reports that Parit has been on a hunger strike to demand the right to temporary release or the right to bail since 15 March 2021, and his health has become so frail that he is pale and blood was found in his stools, Amnesty International calls for the Thai authorities to release and drop charges against the activists.
24 Apr 2021
Amnesty International calls on ASEAN member states to prioritise protecting the human rights of people in Myanmar and prevent the situation deteriorating into a human rights and humanitarian crisis and to investigate Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on credible allegations of responsibility for crimes against humanity in Myanmar.
8 Apr 2021
The global pandemic has exposed the terrible legacy of deliberately divisive and destructive policies that have perpetuated inequality, discrimination and oppression and paved the way for the devastation wrought by COVID-19, Amnesty International said in its annual report published on Tueday (6 April).
30 Mar 2021
27 March 2021, the working group on “Child in Mob” officially launch the recruitment of volunteers to work in protesting sites to create a safe space for children under 18 years who have been exercising their right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
29 Mar 2021
Responding to yesterday’s dispersal of peaceful protest in front of the Government House and the police’s arbitrary arrest of at least 99 peaceful protesters, Director of Amnesty International Thailand, Piyanut Kotsan said the Emergency Decree is just a blanket justification to stomp on difference of opinion.
23 Mar 2021
Following the protest on Saturday (20 March), Amnesty International calls for the Thai authorities to drop all charges against children and others who participate in protests and for an investigation into the authorities' excessive use of force and ill treatment against protesters.
11 Mar 2021
Vast arsenal and notorious troops deployed during nationwide ‘killing spree’ protest crackdown, a new research from Amnesty International claimed.
10 Mar 2021
The denial of bail for four protest leaders on Monday (8 March) is "tantamount to a systematic suppression of freedom of expression and freedom of opinion" in Thailand, says Amnesty International, who calls on the government to end legal prosecution against dissenting voices.