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2018-04-18 18:54
(BANGKOK, April 18, 2018)—Thailand authorities should drop charges against seven environmental defenders involved in a peaceful protest in Loei Province, Fortify Rights said today.
2018-03-20 17:41
(BANGKOK, March 19, 2018)—Thailand’s Appeal Court should uphold a lower court’s ruling tomorrow to dismiss a criminal-defamation complaint against the Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) and four Thai journalists, Fortify Rights said today. Thai mining firm Tungkum Limited filed complaints against Thai PBS and four journalists in November 2015 in response to a news report that inclu
2018-02-07 18:37
(Bangkok, February 6, 2018)—Thammakaset Company Limited should immediately drop criminal defamation charges against 14 migrant workers from Myanmar who alleged serious labor rights violations, and Thai authorities should decriminalize defamation, Fortify Rights said today. The trial is scheduled to commence in the Don Muang Magistrates Court in Bangkok tomorrow and is expected to last three days.
2017-09-20 14:13
87 civil society groups, businesses, parliamentarians urge Thai Prime Minister to protect freedom of expression and labor rights     (Bangkok, September 19, 2017)—The Thai Government should de-criminalize defamation and protect the rights of 14 Myanmar migrant workers and other human rights defenders being targeted with criminal defamation and related charges for bringing attention to alleged labor rights violations, Fortify Rights said today.   Fortify Rights and 86 civil society organizations, businesses, and parliamentarians today
2016-10-04 17:24
Thailand: Drop Criminal Complaint Against Thai PBS   Government should protect press freedoms, decriminalize defamation laws       (Bangkok, October 3, 2016)—Thai gold-mining company Tungkum
2016-03-07 17:22
Advocate, journalist, human trafficking survivors, and community activists receive prestigious award
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