2017-07-18 10:06
 

Social media has exploded in indignation over news that a naval college field trip to Japan was marked more by onsen springs and skiing than training and development.

The corruption watchdog group Watchdog ACT has revealed details of a trip to Japan taken by a class of the Royal Thai Naval Command and Staff College which was sanctioned by the Naval Education Department. A significant portion of the itinerary appears to bear no relevance to the trip’s formal purpose of ‘observing work’.

2017-07-17 16:23
 

Human rights lawyers are arguing that suspects accused of defaming Princess Sirindhorn should not be indicted under the lèse majesté law.

According to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR), from 18 July until December, the Provincial Court of Kamphaeng Phet will try four suspects charged with violating Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the lèse majesté law.

2017-07-14 13:34
 

In the three years since the 2014 coup d’état, the regime has disrupted 157 public events, most for being politically sensitive.

According to iLaw, a human rights advocacy group, from the day of the military coup d’état on 22 May 2014 until 10 July 2017, the junta has disrupted at least 157 public events.