online freedom

5 Aug 2022
A 26-year-old woman was sentenced on 2 August to 6 years in prison for royal defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act for Facebook posts and comments made in late January 2021.
28 Jul 2022
A factory worker has been sentenced to 6 years in prison on charges of royal defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act over two of 7 Facebook posts made in late 2020 – early 2021.
13 Apr 2022
Yukti Mukdawijitra, lecturer at Thammasat University’s Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, has been charged with royal defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act over a post he made on Twitter in May 2021.
27 Oct 2020
The Manushya Foundation and its partner organizations issued a statement on 25 October calling on the Thai government to end its control over the digital space by attacking media freedom, tech companies and anyone telling the truth about pro-democracy protests online.
11 May 2020
Ever since the 2014 coup d'état by the NCPO, there have been relentless efforts to silence critics. Human rights defenders, activists, journalists, opposition politicians, and online users have faced ‘lawfare’ where the government brought criminal charges against them to stop criticism. 
3 Oct 2019
On 23 September, 2019, the Manushya Foundation launched a study recommending an amendment to Thailand's Cybersecurity Act in order to uphold online freedom and privacy in line with international human rights standards.
25 Apr 2017
To protect Thailand’s TV industry, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has appointed a steering committee to lead surveillance of online streaming and broadcasting platforms.
16 Apr 2017
The internet has significantly expanded the space for free discussion, a key value in a democratic society. But it has also pulled people deeply into “group polarization”, leading to the use of hate speech against those who have different ideas. So what should be the priority -- online freedom or elimination of hate speech?         
27 Dec 2016
Hacktivists posted online Tuesday documents they say contradict army denials it has purchased decryption devices that would allow access to encrypted computer traffic.
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