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27 Oct 2021
Chiang Mai University students petitioned the Chiang Mai University Council, the House Committee on Legal Affairs, Justice, and Human Rights, and the House Committee on Education to have university principle Dr Niwet Nantajit and Faculty of Fine Arts dean Asawinee Wanjing removed from office, after faculty and university administration prohibited students from exhibiting their theses in the University Art Centre as some pieces deal with social and political themes.
27 Oct 2021
On 26 October, the Ratchadapisek Civil Court postponed its ruling in the compensation case of Chaiyaphum Pasae , a Lahu indigenous activist who was shot to death by soldiers in 2017.
26 Oct 2021
Two Burapha University students have been charged with royal defamation for hanging a banner containing a message about the monarchy from their dorm room balcony.
25 Oct 2021
Starting on 31 October, civil society will seek people's signatures to support the deletion of the royal defamation law from the Thai Criminal Code.
22 Oct 2021
The Constitutional Court ruled on 20 October that Paiboon Nititawan, who was elected as an MP from the now-dissolved People Reform Party and who moved to the Palang Pracharat Party (PPRP), may retain his party-list MP status.
22 Oct 2021
The Appeal Court on 20 October dismissed the case against People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leaders Sakoltee Phattiyakul, Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, and Seri Wongmonta, while ruling to sentence Top News director Sonthiyan Chuenruthainaitham to 8 months in prison.
22 Oct 2021
Student activist Benja Apan has been denied bail for a third time yesterday (21 October), after she was arrested on 7 October 2021 on a lèse majesté charge in connection with the 10 August 2021 protest.
21 Oct 2021
Songpol “Yajai” Sonthirak, an activist from the Thalufah group, has been detained pending trial on charges relating to an incident on 3 August 2021 when paint was splashed in front of Thung Song Hong Police Station.
19 Oct 2021
Students from the Media Arts and Design Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, filed a lawsuit with the Chiang Mai Administrative Court on Monday (18 October) for a temporary injunction after the University administration prohibited them from showing their final theses in the University Art Centre because some pieces deal with social and political themes.
19 Oct 2021
A protester has been charged with violation of the Emergency Decree and public nudity, after she completely stripped in front of a line of crowd control police at a protest on 28 September 2021 to protest the use of violence to disperse of the protest.
19 Oct 2021
Students from the Media Arts and Design Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, took over the University Art Centre on Saturday (16 October), after the Faculty and the university administration prohibited them from showing their final theses as some pieces deal with social and political themes.
16 Oct 2021
Writer Suchart Sawatsri filed a lawsuit on Thursday (14 October) against the National Culture Commission (NCC) and the Ministry of Culture for stripping him of his national artist status, reportedly due to social media posts he made about the monarchy

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