25 Jan 2017
A military court has sentenced to jail an activist demanding a probe into the Rajabhakti Park corruption allegations. On 25 January 2017, the Military Court of Bangkok handed out 8 months of imprisonment to Thanet Anantawong for defying the junta’s ban on political gatherings of five or more persons. The military court judges, however, halved the jail term to four months after Thanet pleaded guilty.
18 Jan 2016
Anti-junta youth activists facing arrest warrants have vowed to fight on despite intimidation from the authorities and the risk of detention. Sirawit Serithiwat, 23, Chonticha Jaeng-rew, 22, Chanoknan Ruamsap, 22, Abhisit Sapnaphapan, 29, and Korakoch Saengyenpan, 23, five embattled pro-democracy activists currently facing arrest warrants, gathered at Thonburi Railway Station in Bangkok at 10:15 am on Saturday, 16 January 2016.
14 Jan 2016
A man pulled from a hospital last month to face charges of sedition and violating the Computer Crimes Act has jumped bail and is believed to have fled the country. Thanet Anantawong has not been seen by his lawyer since before the New Year, and has failed to appear at a Bangkok military court under the terms of his bail, human rights lawyer Anond Nampa said today. “He left me waiting [at the court],” Anond said of a Dec. 29 court date his client failed to appear for.
18 Dec 2015
The Military Court has granted bail to a Rajabhakti activist who was taken from his sickbed and held at an unknown location for five days. According Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR), the Military Court of Bangkok at 4:20 pm on Friday, 18 December 2015, granted 100,000 baht (about 2,763 USD) bail to Thanet Anantawong, a 25-year-old activist who was taken from his sickbed while waiting for a medical operation last week.