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24 Oct 2021
Originally published in Khaosod English on 23 October 2021. File Photo Consider this an open letter to fellow Thai journalists.
20 Sep 2021
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand (FCCT) expressed its concerns after the Thai police threatened to arrest journalists covering protests after the 21.00 curfew and issued a list of preconditions for journalists to be allowed to work after curfew which some will be unable to meet. 
16 Sep 2021
A citizen journalist and a protester who allegedly painted graffiti about monarchy reform at Din Daeng Intersection on 13 September were arrested by the police on Wednesday night (15 September). 
15 Sep 2021
2 online reporters were arrested on the night of 13 September while covering the protest at Din Daeng intersection and charged with violating the curfew and the emergency decree.
12 Sep 2021
78 people including minors, volunteer medics, and bystanders have been arrested following a clash between protesters and crowd control police on Saturday night (11 September).
10 Sep 2021
Prachatai’s Facebook page has been found on the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES)’s list of sites that spread fake news, which also includes Facebook pages for activists and activist groups, as well as other online news sites.
11 Aug 2021
On 10 August, the Ratchadaphisek Civil Court ordered the police to exercise care in the control and dispersal of protests by taking into consideration the safety of the media.
10 Aug 2021
Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has withdrawn the 29th order under the Emergency Decree that banned the distribution of information causing fear or public disorder regardless of its veracity.  This follows a Civil Court ruling to suspend the order on the grounds that it was unconstitutional and exceeded the powers of the government.
10 Aug 2021
On 6 August, the Civil Court ordered the suspension of the 29th order under the Emergency Decree, which bans the distribution of information causing public fear or misinformation by cutting off access to the internet. 
7 Aug 2021
Two reporters have filed a lawsuit against the Royal Thai Police, after they were injured with rubber bullets while covering the 18 July 2021 protest. 
3 Aug 2021
media agencies and a civil society group filed a complaint against Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as the Prime Minister and head of the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) over the 29th order under the Emergency Decree banning distribution of information causing public fear or misinformation.
3 Aug 2021
Harrison George presents you a conversation of a journalist and policemen, regarding news reporting.


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