UN Special Rapporteur

23 Jul 2021
UN human rights* experts urged the UNESCO World Heritage Committee to defer Thailand’s bid to get a prized heritage listing for the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, saying the indigenous Karen are being subjected to rights violations in the park.
27 Dec 2020
The Thai government have always maintained that the measures they have taken against pro-democracy protests follow international procedures. Prachatai has talked to the UN Special Rapporteur to find out what these standards actually are.
8 Jun 2015
UN special rapporteurs have sent a letter to the Thai government, expressing grave concerns over the use of Article 112 or the lèse majesté law.   The letter, sent to the Thai government on 8 December 2014, named 21 suspects or defendants or convicts under the lèse majesté law and Article 14 of the Computer Crime Act.    The 21 are: Khantawut B,  Tanat Thanawatcharanon, aka Tom Dundee, Sira
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