Published: February 16, 2021
Pro-democracy protesters led by Jatupat “Pai Dao Din” Boonpattararaksa began a march from Nakhon Ratchasima to Bangkok on Tuesday morning, calling on authorities to release four fellow protesters, including Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak.
Published: January 20, 2021
The Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry has filed lese majeste charges against Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit for his statement on Thailand’s Covid-19 vaccination plans and linking it to a royally owned pharmaceutical company.
Published: January 14, 2021
A student of Thammasat University Rangsit Campus, who was arrested on Wednesday night in his dormitory and charged with violating the lese-majeste law, according to the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) association, was taken by police to Thanyaburi Provincial Court on Thursday morning.
Published: December 18, 2020
Protection International (PI), a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection of human-rights defenders, found that 87.9 per cent of students fighting for democracy have faced some form of intimidation, especially from their teachers.
Published: December 17, 2020
The Twitter hashtag #saveทรายเจริญปุระ (Save Sai Charoenpura) became a top trending topic on Thursday after actress Intira “Sai” Charoenpura reportedly received a summons over lese-majeste and sedition charges.
Published: December 14, 2020
Sereepisuth Temeeyaves, leader of the Thai Liberal Party, announced on Monday that he fully supported calls for amendments to the lese majeste law, adding that the issues of “defamation” and “insult” should be removed from this law.
Published: December 12, 2020
A school in Phrae province is reportedly drawing up a list of students who had participated in the school sports day recently and had raised the issue of the lese majeste law, as well as other pro-democracy issues during the event.