Published: Dec 28, 2020
Two months after severe emergency restrictions on peaceful protest were lifted, Amnesty International said it remains deeply concerned that Thai authorities are continuing to intensify their crackdown on peaceful protesters and those expressing support for them across the country.
Published: Nov 11, 2020
Amnesty International welcomes the move by both Thailand and Cambodia to allow Wanchalearm’s sister to travel to Phnom Penh to give evidence in the case of the missing activist after a wait of more than five months, the organisation said in a press statement.
Published: Sep 07, 2020
The Thai government does not restrict freedom to express political viewpoints, and rallies staged in the last two months showed that they were allowed to do so, Anucha Burapachaisri, a government spokesman, said.
Published: Sep 02, 2020
A prominent pro-democracy activist burned images of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan and Army chief Apirat Kongsompong as he visited a police station this morning to acknowledge charges.
Published: Aug 26, 2020
Responding to news that Facebook has accepted censorship requests from the Thai government, Rasha Abdul-Rahim, Amnesty Tech’s acting programme co-director, said: “Once again Facebook is caving to the whims of repressive governments, while making meek appeals to human rights, setting another dangerous precedent for freedom of expression online.
Published: Aug 25, 2020
Amnesty International Thailand has slammed the arrest of prominent pro-democracy activist Panupong “Mike Rayong” Chadnok in saying it explicitly reveals Thai authorities’ attempts to suppress people’s right to freedom of peaceful assembly.
Published: Aug 11, 2020
The family of Wanchalearm Satsaksit and Amnesty International (AI) representatives today visited the Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok to seek information on the enforced disappearance of the Thai activist, on the occasion of his 38th birthday.