20 Sep 2020
Police stopped the vehicles of students transporting equipment and booklets to the protest at Thammasat University’s Tha Prachan campus ahead of the afternoon’s protest.
16 Sep 2020
Global civil society alliance CIVICUS is extremely concerned by an ongoing crackdown on activists in Cambodia over the last month. A chilling wave of arrests marks an escalation of attempts by the authorities to intimidate activists and silence all forms of dissent and highlights the rapid deterioration of human rights in Cambodia.
10 Sep 2020
Amnesty International issued a call for an urgent action against prosecution of Thai political activists, inviting supporters to submit an appeal to the Thai government demanding that it drops all charges against protesters and end all effort to obstruct peaceful assemblies. The campaign will run until 21 October.
8 Sep 2020
Protest leaders Anon Nampa and Panupong Jadnok have been released from the Bangkok Remand Prison, where they have been detained for five days after the Criminal Court ruled on Thursday (3 September) to have their bail revoked.
4 Sep 2020
Following a motion from the inquiry officer at Samranrat Police Station to revoke bail for human rights lawyer Anon Nampa and student activist Panupong “Mike” Jadnok, the Bangkok Criminal Court ruled to revoke Anon’s bail and increase the security for Panupong.
1 Sep 2020
Student Union of Thailand (SUT) president Jutatip Sirikhan has been arrested while on the way to university earlier today (1 September) for her participation in the 18 July mass protest.
29 Aug 2020
15 activists who received a police summons for their participation in the 18 July mass protest at the Democracy Monument went to Samranrat Police Station on 28 August to hear their charges, after they had participated in a demonstration at the 14 October Memorial on Ratchadamnoen Avenue the previous night.
29 Aug 2020
63 people are facing charges under the Emergency Decree for participating in anti-government demonstrations, despite the authorities’ claim that the Decree is being extended in order to control the spread of Covid-19, says Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR).
27 Aug 2020
Thai authorities are increasingly arresting pro-democracy leaders in Bangkok for their role in organizing the widening protests, Human Rights Watch said today (27 August). The authorities should immediately drop all charges and unconditionally release pro-democracy activists arbitrarily detained for participating in peaceful rallies.
26 Aug 2020
Student activist Panupong “Mike” Jadnok was arrested for the second time yesterday (25 August), for participating in the demonstration at Thammasat University’s Rangsit campus on 10 August. Human rights lawyer Anon Nampa was also arrested earlier today (26 August) on the same charge.
25 Aug 2020
Second arrest of student activist Panupong "Mike" Jadnok "reveals the Thai authority’s attempts to suppress the exercise of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly," says Amnesty International.
21 Aug 2020
Following the arrest of nine activists between Wednesday night (19 August) and Thursday morning (20 August), Amnesty International said that the Thai authorities are weaponizing the law to silence dissent and call for them to drop charges against the activists.