NCPO Announcement No. 97/2014
27 Mar 2017
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has proposed a suspension of Voice TV’s broadcasting license for ‘unreasonable criticism’ and ‘biased content’. On 27 March 2017, Lt Gen Peerapong Manakit, a member of the NBCT, said that it has proposed a temporary ban on Voice TV lasting seven days. The Commission will make a final decision this afternoon. The ban was initially proposed by the junta’s media regulatory team.
27 Feb 2017
Two weeks ago, the whip committee of the junta’s National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) temporarily rejected the Protection of Media Rights and Freedom, Ethics and Professional Standards Bill, following strong opposition from the 30 media organisations.
31 Mar 2015
The military court has granted bail to a man who was accused of distributing anti-junta pamphlets. According to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR), the military court in the eastern province of Chonburi on Monday granted 70,000 baht (2,151 USD) bail to Ponlawat Warodomputhikul, a 22-year-old factory worker from Mueang District of eastern Rayong Province.