21 Oct 2020
Following the report of a court order to suspend Voice TV's online platforms, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have issued statements on the government's attempt to shut down media outlets.
20 Oct 2020
The Thai police's use of water cannons to disperse protesters on 16 October was unwarranted and excessive, says Amnesty International, who calls on the Thai authorities to release peaceful protesters and lift restriction on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
5 Oct 2020
Four months after the disappearance of activist-in-exile Wanchalearm Satsaksit, last seen in Phnom Penh, his family is still searching for answers as there has been no progress in the investigation into his abduction.
10 Sep 2020
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.
2 Sep 2020
The Myanmar authorities should immediately drop the charge against the free-speech activist and poet Maung Saungkha, seven international human rights organizations said today (2 September).
1 Sep 2020
On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the student activist group Spring Movement and Amnesty International Thailand organized the “Separation/(Silence)” exhibition at the 14 October Memorial in memory of victims of enforced disappearances in Thailand.
25 Aug 2020
Second arrest of student activist Panupong "Mike" Jadnok "reveals the Thai authority’s attempts to suppress the exercise of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly," says Amnesty International.
21 Aug 2020
Following the arrest of nine activists between Wednesday night (19 August) and Thursday morning (20 August), Amnesty International said that the Thai authorities are weaponizing the law to silence dissent and call for them to drop charges against the activists.
11 Aug 2020
Representatives of Amnesty International Thailand and Wanchalearm Satsaksit's family went to the Cambodian Embassy to seek progress on Wanchalearm's case.
7 Aug 2020
Following the arrest of human rights lawyer Anon Nampa and student activist Panupong Jadnok earlier today, Amnesty International called on the Thai authorities to drop charges against the pair and to end the crackdown on freedom of expression as well as ensure the safety of those involved in protests.
31 Jul 2020
Amnesty International issued a letter today (31 July) to the Royal Thai police to urge them to not arbitrarily interfere with peaceful public assemblies and called on the police to to discharge their positive obligations to ensure and facilitate respect for human rights, including the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
16 Jun 2020
Human rights activists, legal experts and politicians are demanding laws to protect citizens from enforced disappearance while calling on the Thai and Cambodian governments to show responsibility for the disappearance of Thai dissident Wanchalearm Satsaksit.