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OK, democracy's not perfect - but what's the alternative?

... on Constitution Day should have been carrying the Khana Nitirat and the courageous folks of like-mind from Chula and elsewhere on ... Constitution Day was the logical day to have borne the Nitirat aloft and to rally for the end of the Royal Thai Army's mutinous ...

News - prachatai - 2012-06-28 13:40 - 8 comments - 0 attachments

Supreme Court gives guilty verdict in a lèse majesté case, suspended jail term due to defendent's alleged mental illness

... bailsman. Bandit wears a T-shirt, showing support for Nitirat law academic group.   “I’m glad I don’t have to ...

News - prachatai - 2014-02-17 13:57 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

David Streckfuss: Lese majeste and monarchies

... the first metric, there was a lot of fuss made when the Nitirat group suggested that the king make an oath before the parliament to ... an affront. A prominent newspaper columnist said that the Nitirat group’s suggestion “offended ordinary people who strongly ...

News - prachatai - 2012-03-18 15:08 - 12 comments - 0 attachments

Thai junta invites pro-democracy figures for talks

... lecturer from Thammasat University and a member of the Nitirat Group  Ekachai Chainuwat, a law lecturer at Siam ...

News - editor2 - 2015-04-23 13:13 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Thai editor still jailed on lèse majesté charges

... and phoned in to them... Image: Notice the Nitirat sticker incorporated into this deranged mobile shrine dedicated to ...

News - prachatai - 2012-03-13 17:00 - 15 comments - 0 attachments

Still no room for differing points of view

... who last week assaulted Worachet Pakeerut, leader of the Nitirat group of law lecturers who proposed an amendment to the draconian lese ... is Dr Puey Ungpakorn's 96th birthday . (monarchy, Nitirat, Pravit Rojanaphruk, Suphot and Suphat Silarat, Worachet Pakeerut, Pick ...

News - prachatai - 2012-03-07 13:49 - 12 comments - 0 attachments

Joint Open Letter to Thailand's authorities: Upcoming trials of human rights defenders Somyot Prueksakasemsuk and Chiranuch Premchaiporn

... now - which is on record Thaksin, his UDD red shirts, Nitirat, & Prachatai. These are the facts you need to address, & I am ... to support his claim that the audience at the recent Nitirat event was composed entirely of red shirts has so far been met by an ...

News - prachatai - 2012-02-11 10:25 - 14 comments - 0 attachments

No lèse majesté talk at Mahasarakham University

... of speech or "higher education" - it is a matter of Nitirat misrepresenting who they are, who they really work for, and what their ... is. For anyone that knows or suspects the truth behind Nitirat - they would be very wise to turn them away from speaking venues and do ...

News - prachatai - 2012-02-06 16:09 - 5 comments - 0 attachments

King Prajadhipok's Institute: executive summary of research on reconciliation

... In fact what happened was even worse. The Nitirat convened a peoples' forum to discuss reconciliation and 'elite' goons ... making clear that the 'elite' are prepared to murder the Nitirat should they persist in asserting the sovereignty of the people. The ...

News - prachatai - 2012-03-21 23:11 - 5 comments - 0 attachments

A question of law

... does get back on track Arnon and the Seven Samurai at the Nitirat will have been instrumental in bringing it about. Arnon is a red ...

News - prachatai - 2011-12-11 14:07 - 13 comments - 0 attachments