6 Jul 2007
Prachatai - 6 July 2007 The reporter of Prachatai reported that at approximately 7.20 pm at the bus terminal in Muang District, Chiang Rai Province - Mr. Sombat Boon-ngamanong the core leader of the Pola Muang Wiwat Group, one of the anti-coup groups, which has joined the Democratic Alliance against Dictatorship (DAAD) was arrested by the soldiers. Mr. Sombat was charged by about 4-5 military forces while after 20 minutes of his speech asking the Council for National Security (CNS) to resign.
5 Jul 2007
A press conference on the campaign to reject the constitution and a seminar entitled, "Will the campaign to reject the constitution delay the election?" was held on 1st July 2007 at Thammasat University
4 Jul 2007
On July 3, students gathered in front of the Army Command Headquarters to demand the junta to return to their real jobs, and call to scrap the internal security bill, allegedly to perpetuate the junta's power.
4 Jul 2007
In response to Election Commissioner Sodsri Sattayatham who previously stated that any attempt to persuade the public to reject the draft charter is subject to punishment according to the referendum law still deliberated by legislators, the 19 Sept Network against Coup d'etat vows to fight on.
3 Jul 2007
The Draft Bill on the Maintenance of National Security is riddled with problems and has given rise to many questions and suspicions in Thai society. We the undersigned organizations would like the current interim government and parliament to drop such a draconian draft bill and review what their role should be during this transition period.
29 Jun 2007
FORUM-ASIA) and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) called for an urgent intervention regarding the massive arrests of the Burmese asylum seekers and refugees in Malaysia in its open letter to Dato' Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
29 Jun 2007
about 15 student activists and young activists under the banner of the Youth and Human Rights NGOs network gathered in front of the government house calling for the end to the consideration of the Internal Security Act (ISA), and burnt a effigy copy of the ISA as the sign to protest the draft act.
26 Jun 2007
Charoen Wat-aksorn was a well-known activist who, together with people of Bo Nok and Ban Krood, relentlessly fought coal-fired power plant projects in Prachuab Kirikan, until the government decided to relocate the projects to other provinces.   After that, he still continued to obstruct local influential figures from encroaching common lands for prawn farming.
26 Jun 2007
The draft ISA passed by the cabinet last week alerts many human rights groups on the speculation that this act will give excessive powers to the military, and primarily to the Director of the ISOC and the Army Chief. According to this draft act, the Army Chief in position will take up the post of the director of ISOC.
25 Jun 2007
A member of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) expressed his comments about the draft of the Internal Security Act (ISA) which is to be examined in line with the draft of the Southern Boarder Provincial Administrative Center (SBPAC) Act.
25 Jun 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Over 200 asylum-seekers and UNHCR-recognized refugees from Burma have been rounded up and taken into custody after early morning immigration raids today conducted by Malaysia's controversial People's Volunteer Corps (RELA) in Kuala Lumpur neighborhoods.
22 Jun 2007
Chulalongkorn University authorities are attempting to victimise the anti-military junta academic, Associate Professor Giles Ji Ungpakorn.


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