Human Rights Watch

25 Sep 2014
  Phnom Penh Has Poor Record on Refugee Protection, Basic Rights
11 Sep 2014
  Thai police on Thursday said that they had arrested five red shirts suspected of being “men in black” who allegedly attacked the military near the Democracy Monument in April 2010, resulting in 26 civilian and military deaths.
11 Sep 2014
Thailand: Opposition Supporter 'Disappeared' End Arbitrary Arrests, Secret Military Detention   9 September 2014   The Thai government should immediately disclose the whereabouts of an opposition supporter arrested by soldiers in Bangkok on September 5, 2014, Human Rights Watch said today.
3 Sep 2014
About 4,000 illegal migrant children are arbitrarily arrested in Thailand and detained separately from their parents in inhumane conditions without adequate food, healthcare, or space, according to the latest report by Human Rights Watch (HRW).     Moreover, migrant children aged nine to 12 are kept in the same cells in detention centres as adult prisoners on various charges.  This makes them directly and indirectly vulnerable to violence committed by the adult prisoners.
3 Sep 2014
A Statement from Thai Lawyers for Human Rights forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)   The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) in collaboration with Cross Cultural Foundation (CrCF) and Amnesty International Thailand was planning to organize a presentation of report on the situation of human rights “Access to Justice in Thailand: Currently Unavailable Human Rights Situation 100 Days after the Coup” today.
22 Aug 2014
Thailand: Junta Leader Named Prime Minister Repression Continues Three Months After Military Coup   AUGUST 22, 2014   (New York) – The appointment of Thailand’s junta leader as prime minister by the military-picked legislature does not advance human rights or a return to democratic rule, Human Rights Watch said today.   On August 21, 2014, the 191-member National Legislative Asse
20 Aug 2014
AUGUST 20, 2014   Thailand: Theater Activists Jailed for Insulting Monarchy Lese Majeste Arrests Increase Since Military Coup   (New York) – The arrest of two activists involved in a play considered by Thai military authorities to be “insulting to the monarchy” shows the decline in freedom of expression in Thailand since the May 22, 2014 coup, Human Rights Watch said today.
5 Aug 2014
Thailand: Investigate Alleged Torture of Activist Junta Dismissive of Kritsuda Khunasen’s Allegations   AUGUST 5, 2014   Thai authorities should immediately and impartially investigate the alleged torture of an opposition activist in military custody, Human Rights Watch said today.
25 Jul 2014
  The Thai military junta should amend the interim constitution it unilaterally promulgated that gives it sweeping powers without accountability or safeguards against human rights violations.   On July 22, 2014, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the head of the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), proclaimed the 2014 interim constitution.
9 Jul 2014
21 Jun 2014
  Khaosod English reported on Saturday that the spokesperson of the military junta claimed the army is detaining an anti-establishment red-shirt activist at an undisclosed location so she can meditate without any distractions from the outside world.    Kritsuda Khunasen, 27, was arrested by soldiers on 28 May in eastern Chonburi province, according to a number of activists.

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