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🚨The North Bangkok District Court grants bail to 'Anon Nampa' in protest case #Anti-CoupRehearsal.

📣 On October 2, 2023, the North Bangkok District Court issued a judgment in the case of the #Anti-CoupRehearsal or what is known as #27NovemberLatPhraoIntersection, which happened on November 2, 2020. This case involved 16 individuals, including the activist 'Anon Nampa.'

The court found that they were guilty of multiple charges, including violating the Emergency Decree, breaching the Assembly Act, obstructing public roads, and using a loudspeaker. As a result, he was sentenced to 2 months of imprisonment and a fine of 30,200 baht, with the prison term being suspended.

🔎 In addition, 'Anon Nampa' was sentenced to 2 months imprisonment and a fine of 14,200 baht by the North Bangkok District Court, with a bond set at 24,000 baht. Although 'Anon Nampa' was granted bail, he remains under prosecution in the case. Furthermore, he was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment and a fine of 20,000 baht for defaming the King under Section 112 of the Criminal Code. ‘Anon Nampa’ submitted a request for bail, but the court rejected it on Saturday.

⚖️ Source: Thai Lawyer for Human Rights ⚖️

#WeAreManushyan ♾Equal Human Beings

Our Call to Action!

✊Manushya stands in solidarity with Anon and all pro-democracy activists facing judicial harassment, and everyone fighting for democracy in Thailand and Asia. We vehemently condemn the abuse of the lèse-majesté law, and we call on the Thai government to respect its international human rights obligations regarding the right to freedom of expression and information, laid down in Article 19 of the UDHR and ICCPR. It must also comply with the UPR recommendations on freedom of expression, including the revision of Article 112, which it received during its 3rd UPR cycle. There is no #Democracy in the criminalization of activists and #HRDs!


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