21 Apr 2017
All government megaprojects come with costs for local lives and communities. People living by the Chaophraya River are among those who stand against the government’s projects, in order to preserve their identity and community.
16 Apr 2017
The internet has significantly expanded the space for free discussion, a key value in a democratic society. But it has also pulled people deeply into “group polarization”, leading to the use of hate speech against those who have different ideas. So what should be the priority -- online freedom or elimination of hate speech?
15 Apr 2017
If university wants to revoke student rights of those who skip university activities, what will student council do -- concede or resist? The video is produced by Natthanon Ratri as part of Prachatai’s project “Difference, Diversity and Common”, supported by the Canadian Embassy in Thailand. The project’s goal is to promote better understanding of human rights and social diversity.
13 Apr 2017
‘Misunderstood’ used a social experiment method to make society think again about the lives of vocational students, often seen by the society as rogue hooligans. The lives of three vocational students -- Teen, Art and Ef -- will help you understand them better.
4 Apr 2017
“‘Pai’ You Know Me a Little Go” is an introduction to Jatuphat Boonpattaraksa, also known as ‘Pai Daodin'. He is behind the quote, “If we let these things happen in society, they will happen to you someday". Pai is a political activist who has been jailed for lèse majesté for over 60 days, with the courts repeatedly denying his bail. Who is Pai Daodin? What has he done? This video clip will answer these questions.
23 Mar 2017
If we don’t recall the old stories, they will soon be forgotten. This is history that has never been taught in Thailand’s schools, the brief story of four embattled Northeastern politicians -- Thong-in Phuriphat, Thawin Udon, Chamlong Daoruang and Tiang Sirikhan.
22 Mar 2017
Thai language is fluid. One says, “water waiting to be drained” not “a flood”, and not “corruption” but that “the margin is just too high”. The video “Translation from THAI to THAI” reviews the definition of “freedom of speech” and its boundaries in Thai society.
28 Mar 2016
4 Mar 2016
In SOAS’ Centenary year, the Centre of East Asian Law (‘CEAL’) at SOAS, University of London launched the Rule of Law in Thailand Project with a Panel Discussion and Reception on Friday 26 February 2016 in London.
24 Nov 2015
5 Nov 2015
On 8 November, voters across Burma will approach polling stations with many different thoughts and aspirations. But they will hold at least one thing in common, the vicious excesses of past military regimes that have touched every life. Source