Crowd control police
12 Oct 2021
On 10 October, a 14-year-old boy was taken from his house to the Din Daeng Police Station and pressured to confess that he shot a crowd control police officer in the head on 6 October, according to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR).
19 Aug 2021
The increasing wave of pro-democracy protests has been met with increasing use of force by the police in order to block marches and prevent demands being expressed in public. The police crowd control guidelines are being questioned as clashes attract public attention.
16 May 2021
Crowd control police may look more formidable than ever as the Royal Thai Police has just spent 350 million baht on crowd control equipment. But their fate remains unsettled as 24 of them experienced unusual diarrhoea on 11 May when Parit Chiwarak and Chaiamorn Kaewwiboonpan were released.