⚠️ #WhatsHappeninginThailand 📲 Lèse-majesté in Thailand is being applied to former King! 19-year-old student sentenced to 3 years for criticizing late King's sufficiency economy principles. #LeseMajeste 🏛 On November 22, the Court of Appeal Region 2 in Rayong sentenced Jaras, a 19-year-old university student, to 3 years in prison for violating section 112 of the Criminal Code for criticizing the former King's Sufficiency Economy principles on Facebook. The Court reduced his
#Abolish112 #ยกเลิก112 📍 One year after the Constitutional Court ruled calls for royal reform an attempt to overthrow the monarchy. Let’s revisit how it erodes free speech in Thailand. ⬇️ ⚖️ Amid increasingly intense demands for Thailand's monarchy reforms since 2020, those in power have strived to preserve the status quo through establishing that honest criticisms are in violation of the laws. In one of the most worrying developments concerning Thailand's pro-democracy move
#InternationalDayofDemocracy 💻🚩There can be no democracy without digital rights! 🗓 Every year on September 15, we honor International Day of Democracy and reflect on the current state of each country’s democracy – whether it has progressed or how much it has deteriorated. According to the Economist’s Democracy Index 2021, Thailand was categorized as a “flawed democracy”. ⚖️ Democracy cannot flourish without respect for basic human rights, and this especially rings true for
(English below) #Saveทะลุแก็ส #SaveThalugaz 🚨 Thalugaz protesters must be protected, and the right to bail must be upheld! *คำเตือน: มีการพูดถึงการพยายามฆ่าตัวตาย* การพยายามฆ่าตัวตายของ 3 ผู้ประท้วงจากกลุ่มทะลุแก๊ซสะท้อนถึงความเน่าเฟะของระบบยุติธรรมที่หยั่งรากลึกในประเทศไทย! 🚨 วันที่ 16 มิถุนาที่ผ่านมา นักเคลื่อนไหวสมาชิกกลุ่มทะลุแก๊ซถูกจับจากเหตุชุมนุมที่บริเวณดินแดง พวกเขาถูกกล่าวหาว่าเผารถตำรวจในการชุมนุมและได้ปฏิเสธข้อกล่าวหา ต่อมาในวันที่ 27 มิถุนา ได้มีการรายงานว่า "พ
Yesterday, 20-year-old Thai student activist Tantawan Tuatulanon has been granted bail after 37 days on a hunger strike. She had to be sent to the hospital immediately to receive medical treatment! After denying her bail requests several times, the Court finally set her free - but only temporarily. She is not allowed to leave her house or Thailand for 1 month and has to wear an electronic ankle bracelet. The bail condition also includes a ban on re-offending, especially in re
Eight years ago this past Sunday, Prayut Chan-o-cha staged a military Coup d’État against the democratically elected government and seized the power. The Thai people have had to live under a military junta since May 22, 2014. And later in 2019, Prayut was undemocratically elected as a Prime Minister using his power to design a new election system that favors him! 🚨 Since then, Thailand has undergone a drastic shrinking of basic human rights in both online and offline spaces.
#SaveRome #saveโรม 🛑 Opposition Move Forward party MP Rangsiman Rome attended the Bang Khun Non police station today, Friday, 18 March. The MP had been previously summoned several times and a subsequent arrest warrant was issued against him. Rome faces a criminal defamation charge for his critical speech against Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan and the Five Provinces Bordering Forest Preservation Foundation in 2020. 🚨This is a blatant example of the Government trying