8 Jul 2015
The 14 embattled anti-junta activists were reunited with their families after nearly two weeks of detention. However, they still face charges. At around 5:30 am on Wednesday, 8 July 2015, prison staff of Bangkok Remand Prison freed the 14 embattled anti-junta activists after the Bangkok Military Court yesterday rejected a custody petition against them.
7 Jul 2015
Although the military court rejected the custody petition against the 14, they are still charged with a serious case with the penalty of up to 7 years imprisonment. What happened was just meant to improve the image [of the regime] and reduce pressure
7 Jul 2015
The Thai military court has rejected a custody request concerning the 14 anti-junta activists on one of their charges. However, they still have to face trial. At about 11:30 Tuesday, 7 July 2015, the Thai military court rejected a police custody petition to detain the 14 embattled anti-junta activists, who have been in custody since 26 June 2015.
3 Jul 2015
The 14 anti-junta activists detained stay adamant on their civil disobedience move and refuse to submit bail request to the military court, saying that the court has no jurisdiction on the case. Kritsadang Nujarad, a defence lawyer of 14 anti-junta activists under custody at 1 pm on Friday, 3 July 2015, told the press in front of Bangkok Remand Prison that none of the 14 anti-junta activists will request for bail.
1 Jul 2015
Young activists entered a cage installed in front of Thammasat University to support the 14 anti-junta activists The students activists from the League of Liberal Thammasat for Democracy (LLTD) on Wednesday, 1 July 2015, placed a cage as a replica of prison cells on the pavement in front of the wall of Thammasat University, Tha Prachan Campus, in Bangkok.
30 Jun 2015
A Thai military court sent an anti-junta transgender student activist to a male prison before releasing her, despite an LGBT group’s concerns over sexual harassment that she might face.
29 Jun 2015
The Thai police confiscated five mobile phones after a search of the car of a defence lawyer for the 14 embattled anti-junta student activists while the lawyer pointed out that the search was unlawful.
27 Jun 2015
(New York, June 27, 2015) – Thai authorities should immediately drop all charges and release unconditionally 14 student activists who peacefully expressed opposition to military rule, Human Rights Watch said today.
27 Jun 2015
The Thai Military Court detained 14 embattled students activists accused of violating the Thai junta’s political assembly ban amid a crowd who came to give moral support to the students. At 00:20 am on Saturday, the Bangkok Military Court granted custody permission to detain 14 student activists who are accused of violating the junta’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Order No. 7/2014, which prohibits any political gathering of more than five persons for holding symbolic events to commemorate the 2014 coup d’état on 22 May.
10 Jun 2015
A military court in northern Thailand has held a deposition hearing in a lèse majesté case involving a mother of two in camera, citing public morals and stability. On Tuesday, the military court of the northern province of Chiang Mai held a deposition hearing in the case of Sasiwimol (surname withheld due to privacy concerns), a 29-year-old employee of a hotel in the province for allegedly posting six lèse majesté messages under the Facebook identity ‘Rungnapha Kampichai’.
8 Jun 2015
A military court in northern Thailand on Monday held a witness examination hearing in a lèse majesté case involving a man with a record of mental illness.
4 Jun 2015
The military court granted bail to four activists of the anti-coup Resistant Citizen group after they were charged with defying the junta’s order.