National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
11 Feb 2015 – Under the Law Reform Commission of Thailand Act B.E 2553 (2010) , Law Reform has been defined as implication of all acts aiming to revise and develop law in the way that shall be expedient and provide the best benefit for the people and the country. This shall include revise and development of the law in corresponds to the word and meaning of the constitution, the machinery of the judicial process, due process of law, law enforcement, adjudicative law, drafting law, that is to revise and development of the law.
Thailand’s human rights agency will submit a letter to the Thai junta leader, urging it to reconsider the plan to merge the agency with the Ombudsman Office, while civil groups condemned the plan.
(New York, February 4, 2015) – Thailand’s military-installed Constitution Drafting Committee should scrap a proposal to merge the national human rights commission with the ombudsman’s office, Human Rights Watch said today. The military-appointed constitution drafters’ plan would gut the national human rights agency and pave the way for further repression.
The junta’s constiutional drafters revealed a controversial plan to combine the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) with the Office
(Bangkok, 27 January 2015) - National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Asia still have considerable steps to take to ensure their full compliance in law and practice with the Paris Principles, the Asian NGO Network on NHRIs (ANNI) said following the recent release of the outcome report after the accreditation review from 27-31 October 2014 convened by the Sub-Committee on Accreditation of the International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs, the international governing body
Coast guards have been struggling to take control of an abandoned cargo ship heading for the Thai coast on automatic pilot. The ship is thought to be carrying hundreds, if not thousands, of unregistered human rights violations. International maritime authorities believe that the ship and its desperate cargo have been left to their fate by unscrupulous National Human Rights Commissioners.
The highly criticized and controversial National Human Rights Commission (NHCR) of Thailand is facing a downgrade of its status by the network of interneational human rights organizations due to its failures in tackling human rights violations in Thailand.
Anti-coup student activist, who in November was arrested for flashing the anti-coup three-fingered salute at the Hunger Game 3 premiere, was threatened with rape by what are thought to be plainclothes military officers assigned to follow and watch her.
Thai police on Friday afternoon detained two of five student activists who gave the anti-coup three-fingered salute to the heavily criticized head of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).