19 Dec 2019
Thai authorities should immediately drop all politically motivated charges against opposition leaders and pro-democracy activists who held peaceful rallies in Bangkok and other Thai provinces, Human Rights Watch said today (18 December).
14 Dec 2019
Bangkok : Thousands took to the streets in Bangkok’s central shopping district on Saturday (14 December), a day after Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward Party (FFP), called a protest.
21 Nov 2019
The Constitutional Court ruled 7-2 today to disqualify Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the leader of the Future Forward Party, as an MP for holding shares in a media company. Despite this, the leader of Future Forward Party carries on.
22 Oct 2019
Joshua Wong updates on the Hong Kong protest and address allegations by Gen Apirat Kongsompong, Thai Royal Army Chief.
23 Jul 2019
South Korean students have held a music event to collect signatures in support of Thai student activists. The event was held at SungkongHoe University in Seoul on 12 June and posted on YouTube a month later. Jointly with the Korean House for International Solidarity, the students also released a statement in support of Thai student activists, criticizing the Thai junta and the Election Commission of Thailand.
10 Jul 2019
On Sunday (7 July), Doctors of Ramathibodi Hospital have allowed Sirawith ‘Ja New’ Serithiwat to go home, but he will refuse witness protection as the police will not provide it unless he halts his political activism.
27 Jun 2019
On Monday (24 June), Amnesty International Thailand (AI) issued a call for appeals to be sent to the Thai government in the case of the 17 activists facing charges for their participation in a peaceful assembly outside Pathumwan Police Station on 24 June 2015
27 Jun 2019
The Constitutional Court has accepted a petition by the Future Forward Party against 32 MPs out of 41 for holding shares in media companies, but they are not suspended as MPs.
6 Jun 2019
After 12 hours of parliamentary debate, a majority of the combined House of Representatives and Senate voted 500-244 to appoint Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as Prime Minister of Thailand. 3 MPs abstained. The result is not unexpected. 249 out of 250 unelected senators voted for Prayut Chan-o-cha. The only abstention was Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, Speaker of the Senate and Deputy Speaker of Parliament.
28 May 2019
JAKARTA, 27 May 2019 – The Thai authorities must end their harassment of a prominent opposition politician and not seek to undermine anti-military parties in the National Assembly, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today.
25 May 2019
On 23 May, the Constitutional Court ruled to suspend Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s MP status after accepting the Election Commission’s request to consider disqualifying him for holding shares in a media company.