17 Dec 2012
An important agency is rendered toothless by its Quisling chairwoman Amara Pongsapich, the chairperson of Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission must have felt frustrated to hear that former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva had been charged with murder in connection with his role in a military crackdown against pro-Thaksin protesters in 2010.
3 Dec 2011
Singapore-based political scientist Pavin Chachavalpongpun, launched an on-line campaign on Wednesday to free Thailand's latest lese majeste law prisoner 61-year-old Amphon Tangnoppakul, aka Akong, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison last week for allegedly sending four SMS messages defamatory to the Queen and the monarchy to personal secretary of then Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. The campaign is catching on and Pravit Rojanaphruk asked Pavin through the internet as to why he is doing it and what's his expectation.
8 Aug 2011
Full length interview with Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Fellow and Researcher on Political and Strategic Affairs, ASEAN Studies Centre (ASC), Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore about the Yingluck administration's challenges in restoring Thailand's image and relations with neighbouring countries and the world