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2019-04-11 15:12
The Administrative Court has ruled that Chulalongkorn University must reduce the penalty imposed on Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal and his 7 colleagues and revoked the order removing him as President of the Student Council. This came too late to change anything as his one-year term ended last year.
2019-04-11 14:00
On 11 April, the Appeal Court has dismissed the charges against four activists and a Prachatai journalist, after they were charged with violating the Public Referendum Act for distributing stickers persuading the people to reject the constitution draft in 2016. 
2019-04-10 11:11
On 9 April, a group of LGBT activists and representatives of ASEAN civil society organizations gathered in front of the Embassy of Brunei Darussalam in Bangkok to deliver a statement against Brunei’s implementation of Sharia Law, under which same-sex relations are a crime punishable by death.
2019-04-06 18:13
Yesterday (5 April), the People’s Coalition for a Fair Election made a statement on the campaign to impeach the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) at a demonstration in front of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre. The petition now has over 7,200 signatures.
2019-04-05 14:25
The Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) has filed defamation charges against Voice TV host Sirote Klampaiboon and activist Nuttaa Mahattana, most likely for Voice TV’s broadcasting on the election day.
2019-04-04 12:16
On Monday (1 April), members of the Thai community in New Zealand laid wreaths at the gates of the Thai Embassy in Wellington in protest at the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT)’s treatment of the 1542 overseas ballots from New Zealand.
2019-04-03 14:51
Col Burin Thongprapai, the NCPO’s legal officer, has filed sedition charges against Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward Party (FFP). Meanwhile, FFP Secretary-General Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has also received a summons to report as a witness in the case on the FFP statement on the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart Party (TRC). 
2019-04-01 19:31
On 31 March 2019 at 22.30, two men in black clothes on a motorcycle assaulted Anurak 'Ford' Jeantawanich, the leader of a protest to impeach the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT). Ekkachai's car was also torched, damaging documents with signatures to impeach the ECT.
2019-04-01 16:40
Bangkok saw 2 protests on Sunday (31 March) to impeach the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT), one at the Victory Monument and the other at Ratchaprasong. The campaign aims to collect 1 million signatures to impeach the ECT for its failure to produce reliable election results. Related: - Protest leader assaulted, Ekkachai's car torched again after campaign to impeach ECT
2019-03-29 14:37
Yesterday (28 March), a group of students at Kasetsart University said that university officials prohibited them from campaigning to impeach the ECT on campus, and that they were also photographed by police officers.

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