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4 May 2022
A Pathumwan administrator has blocked plans for a public discussion of human rights issues by candidates slated to run in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bangkok using Covid-19 spread risk as a reason, although activities of such kind had been held before.
1 Jan 2022
A trip back through 2021 through 15 articles chosen by the Prachatai English editorial team.
9 Dec 2021
Thailand’s civic space rated as ‘repressed’ as majority of countries in Asia are suppressing civic freedoms in 2021, stated by CIVICUS, a global platform tracking civic space and civil society.
3 Dec 2021
Despite the Constitutional Court's ruling that only allowing marriage registration to heterosexual couple does not go against the Constitution, Thai activists are moving forward in their fight for marriage equality. 
3 Dec 2021
Under the Chairmanship of Cambodia in 2022, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must meaningfully address the regressive human rights crisis in the region, including the rapidly deteriorating situation in Myanmar, said rights groups at a webinar yesterday (2 December).
7 Oct 2021
On 6 October, a UN human rights expert called on the Cambodian government to act on a number of fronts to expand civic and democratic space. The Cambodian national flag. (Source: matt, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))
21 Sep 2021
“Every 5th of Every Month,” the art of remembrance from Mora (Nuntana Wongtawee) to Wanchalearm Satsaksit throughout 1 year after the enforced disappearance.
16 Sep 2021
A newly-launched book documents the ongoing case of Somsak Chuenchit and his 12-year effort to bring the police officers who tortured his son by beating and suffocating him with plastic bags during an interrogation.
8 Jul 2021
Following a launch on 1 July, a new exhibition showcasing political cartoons by artists from 5 ASEAN countries is now online and will be on display until 31 July.
3 Jun 2021
The mother and sister of Siam Theerawut, who disappeared after fleeing to Vietnam, and the sister of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, who was reportedly abducted while living in Phnom Penh, have been told by the authorities that the status of investigations is a ‘work in progress’.
27 Apr 2021
The ASEAN Human Rights Cartoon Exhibition, an online exhibition fearing 37 cartoonists from 5 countries and focusing on human rights in ASEAN, will be launched on 3 May.
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).

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