11 May 2022
An activist was arrested yesterday (10 May) and charged with royal defamation for a speech given at the Chakri Memorial Day protest on 6 April 2022.
7 May 2022
To celebrate Labour Day last Sunday (1 May), the Workers’ Union marched from Ratchaprasong Intersection to the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre to call for labour rights and fair treatment for workers in every sector.
5 May 2022
The South Bangkok Criminal Court on Tuesday (3 May) ordered bail for monarchy reform activists Baipor and Netiporn to be revoked, saying that they violated their bail conditions by causing public disorder.
4 May 2022
Student activist Sopon Surariddhidhamrong was arrested on Sunday night (1 May) on a royal defamation charge resulting from a speech he gave at a protest on 22 April 2022 and subsequently denied bail.
4 May 2022
A Pathumwan administrator has blocked plans for a public discussion of human rights issues by candidates slated to run in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bangkok using Covid-19 spread risk as a reason, although activities of such kind had been held before.
3 May 2022
It demonstrates that Thai-US security relations remain strong despite anti-American sentiment at home and the growing influence of authoritarian powers.
2 May 2022
The timing is not good for the age-old party as their candidate campaigns to be governor of Bangkok.
30 Apr 2022
Three activists from the monarchy reform group Thaluwang were arrested yesterday (28 April) on a royal defamation charge after police officers raided their apartment.
29 Apr 2022
Sombat Thongyoi, a former Red Shirt protest guard, has been sentenced to 6 years in prison on charges of royal defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act over 3 Facebook posts he made in 2020.
27 Apr 2022
On 25 April, Tanee Saengrat, Director-General of the Department of Information in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), announced that a police request to deny a passport to Pannika Wanich, a former executive of the now-defunct Future Forward Party (FFP), was invalid and not in accordance with ministry regulations.
23 Apr 2022
Independent photojournalist Natthaphon Phanphongsanon was attacked by 4 men near the Democracy Monument after a protest. Another journalist and a bystander were injured by pro-monarchists in another incident that took place shortly afterward.
23 Apr 2022
Pannika Wanich, Piyabutr Saengkanokkul and Thanathorn Juangrungruankit, former MPs from the dissolved Future Forward Party (FFP), have had their passports revoked after being accused of sedition.