rule of law
5 May 2021
24 Jun 2017
Despite relentless attempts by Thailand’s conservative elite to bury the memory of the People’s Party, which brought to an end the absolute monarchy, the legal legacy of the 1932 democratic revolution which gave birth to the first constitution of the nation and laid the foundation of the rule of law lives on.
20 Jun 2017
1. The months of May and June mark several key milestones in Thai history. There is June 1932 (the People’s Revolution) and June 1946 (the assassination of King Rama VIII), the two bloody crackdowns in May 1992 and 2010, and the coup in May 2014.
4 Mar 2016
In SOAS’ Centenary year, the Centre of East Asian Law (‘CEAL’) at SOAS, University of London launched the Rule of Law in Thailand Project with a Panel Discussion and Reception on Friday 26 February 2016 in London.
15 Oct 2015
It is reported that the policy steering committee of the National Council for Peace and Order has sent a proposal on fisheries for the approval of the Cabinet (which contains a number of NCPO members). The idea is to pay 228.4 million baht in compensation to 4,800 fishing boats that have been operating without a licence or with illegal fishing gear.
5 Jun 2015
An international think tank has downgraded Thailand’s rule of law ranking after the military assumed power in the 2014 coup. World Justice Project (WJP), an international non-profit organization which conducts research on governance and rule of law worldwide, presented its annual findings showing that Thailand’s fundamental rights are spiralling downwards.