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26 May 2022
2021 saw a worrying rise in executions and death sentences as some of the world’s most prolific executioners returned to business as usual and courts were unshackled from Covid-19 restrictions, Amnesty International said in its annual review of the death penalty.
23 May 2022
Thai authorities should immediately drop the charges and release pro-democracy activists detained for insulting the monarchy, Human Rights Watch said today (23 May). Tantawan “Tawan” Tuatulanon, who has been on a hunger strike since April 20, 2022, to protest her pre-trial detention, should be transferred to a hospital for urgent medical supervision.
19 May 2022
On 18 May, a Thailand appellate court today dismissed an appeal by Mitr Phol Company Limited to reject a complaint filed on behalf of Cambodian plaintiffs affected by forced evictions and land grabbing that took place in Cambodia a decade ago. The motion asked the court to review the plaintiff’s legal arguments.
12 May 2022
65 human rights organizations published an open letter addressed to US President Joe Biden on the new non-profit organization (NPO) bill, saying that the bill threatens Thai civil society and calling on the US to press the Thai authorities to immediately withdraw the bill.
12 May 2022
As leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet in the United States for a two-day summit, Amnesty International urges them to spotlight the violence and human rights violations in Myanmar.
6 May 2022
On 3 May 2022, a video footage filmed from the Myanmar side of the border and obtained by Fortify Rights shows uniformed Thai soldiers destroying a footbridge over the Wa Le (also known as the Waw Lay) River, a tributary of the Moei River, which forms part of the border between Thailand and Myanmar.
25 Apr 2022
Civil society organizations raised concerns about the proposed WHO global accord on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response, and called for equity, transparency, and accountability in the public hearing process.
31 Mar 2022
Political leaders and corporate titans put profit and power ahead of people, betraying promises for fair recovery from pandemic, stated in the annual report of Amnesty International.
30 Mar 2022
Labour Court Region 5 revoked the decision of the Committee of the Employee Assistance Fund that denied migrant workers access to the Fund, the Court ruling that “the legal status of the employee not to be invoked to rule out their access to the Employee Assistance Fund”
25 Mar 2022
Senators Edward J. Markey and Jeffrey A. Merkley asked Thailand and U.S. Government to address concerns about the Draft Act on the Operation of Not-for-Profit Organizations (NPO Bill), arguing that it would undermine the delivery of humanitarian assistance to Myanmar.
23 Mar 2022
Amnesty International Thailand and Thai activists gathered in front of the Russian Embassy in Bangkok today (23 March) and held a candlelight vigil to call for an end to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
17 Mar 2022
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) called on ASEAN to take urgent actions after the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Council which found that the Myanmar military has committed human rights abuses that may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.