April-May 2010 massacre
19 Dec 2012
On 13 Dec, South Bangkok Criminal Court held witness hearings in the inquest into the deaths of six people who were killed at Pathum Wanaram Temple near Ratchaprasong intersection after the dispersal of the red-shirt protests on 19 May 2010.
4 Dec 2012
Evidence and witness testimonies in the case of taxi driver Phan Khamkong, who the court has ruled was killed by security officers in May 2010, are prima facie sufficient for taking legal action against those responsible, said Tharit Pengdit, Director General of the Department of Special Investigation on 2 Nov.
28 Nov 2012
On 26 Nov, during a court inquest into the death of Mana Ajran, another casualty resulting from the crackdown on red shirts in April and May 2010, a forensic doctor told the court that he was killed by a high velocity bullet which destroyed his brain.
26 Nov 2012
On 26 Nov, the Criminal Court ruled that the death of Charnnarong Polsrila had been caused by security officers during the crackdown on red shirts in May 2010.
16 Oct 2012
On behalf of the volunteers who collected information on the impact of 2010 April-May crackdown in Ubon Ratchathani, I would like to make the following observations regarding the complete Truth for Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT) report as follows.
28 Sep 2012
On 26 Sept, Michel Maas, a reporter from the Netherlands, testified to the Department of Special Investigation as a witness to the crackdown on red-shirt protesters in May 2010.
22 Sep 2012
Independent Commission Finds Both Sides Responsible, Urges Accountability (New York, September 22, 2012) – The Thai government should act on the findings of an independent inquiry and prosecute all those responsible for rights abuses during the 2010 political violence, Human Rights Watch said today.
22 Sep 2012
The final report from the Truth for Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT) on what happened in April-May 2010 and the subsequent crackdown that led to 92 deaths and 2,000 injured can, at best, be considered a missed opportunity to establish truth and reconciliation.
18 Sep 2012
GENEVA (18 September 2012)– UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Tuesday welcomed the release of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT) on the 2010 political violence as a positive step to advance accountability and reconciliation among different segments of Thai society.
18 Sep 2012
Press release for the final report of the Truth for Reconciliation Commission of Thailand on April - May 2010 crackdown (see attached)
6 Sep 2012
The fact-finding report by the People's Information Centre (PIC) detailing what happened during the red-shirt demonstrations and bloody crackdown between April 10 to May 19, 2010, is now available. Soon, two different reports by the Truth for Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will be presented to the public, in the hope Thai society can utilise them to lessen the chance of deadly clashes and impunity in the future.
30 Aug 2012
Whilst the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and other associated bloggers and foreign media are fixated on the non-lethal lies of the Thailand’s finance minister, the leaders of Thailand’s Democrat Party and their allies in the Thai Army remain able to lie, scheme and threaten with complete impunity.