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On Constitution Day’s 90th anniversary, Thais call to protect human rights

As Thailand celebrates the 90th anniversary of its first constitution today, a group of women activists have called for a new charter to protect and promote human rights...
Thailand's media has long been known for neglecting the perspectives of marginalised people. But in the past decade, a shift in the country's media landscape has seen the emergence of online media outlets that promote pluralism and stress the importance of human rights. This new research analyses how six leading online news outlets reported on two community-based movements: The ethnic Karen #SaveBangKloi campaign and the activism of the Chana Rak Thin group in southern Thailand.
On 29 November at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), the Women Human Rights Defenders Collective in Thailand organised an event to mark the 2022 International Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Day...
How should we build workers’ media? With a small staff and volunteers, the MAP radio in Thailand provides both critical information and much-needed entertainment to migrant workers from Myanmar.
Today, Grab platform workers from different cities across Thailand protested outside the Grab company headquarters opposing a new policy that allegedly limits their working freedom. A Singaporean-based platform business which operates in eight countries has been in Thailand since 2013, providing delivery and transportation services in 16 provinces.
On October 26th the anti-potash mining group of Wanon Niwat in Sakhon Nakhon Province visited the Provincial Court to hear the verdict of a court case between members of the community and a Chinese potash mining company.
Torture and enforced disappearance have long been problems in the country. However, most reported cases were never resolved, and hardly anyone was ever held accountable.
Sanit Maneesri and the environmental group EARTH have been watching the water and soil contamination in the small rural community of Nong Pawa in Rayong province go from bad to worse. But after years of waiting, justice is beginning to roll in.
On 23 - 24 September, the anti-coal mining group of Rak Ban Haeng celebrated the 12th anniversary of successfully stopping the development of a lignite mine next to their village in Ngao district of Lampang province. The event called ‘12 Years of Fighting the Mine’ was joined by several anti-mining groups, mainly from the Northeast region.
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Tales of Two Movements

Thailand’s media has long been known for neglecting the perspectives of marginalised people. But in the past decade, a shift in the country’s media landscape has seen the emergence of online media outlets that promote pluralism and stress the importance of human rights. This new research analyses how six leading online news outlets reported on two community-based movements: The ethnic Karen #SaveBangKloi campaign and the activism of the Chana Rak Thin group in southern Thailand.

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Platform workers call for better working conditions

Today, Grab platform workers from different cities across Thailand protested outside the Grab company headquarters opposing a new policy that allegedly limits their working freedom. A Singaporean-based platform business which operates in eight countries has been in Thailand since 2013, providing delivery and transportation services in 16 provinces.

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Tales of Two Movements

Thailand’s media has long been known for neglecting the perspectives of marginalised people. But in the past decade, a shift in the country’s media landscape has seen the emergence of online media outlets that promote pluralism and stress the importance of human rights. This new research analyses how six leading online news outlets reported on two community-based movements: The ethnic Karen #SaveBangKloi campaign and the activism of the Chana Rak Thin group in southern Thailand.

Read More

Platform workers call for better working conditions

Today, Grab platform workers from different cities across Thailand protested outside the Grab company headquarters opposing a new policy that allegedly limits their working freedom. A Singaporean-based platform business which operates in eight countries has been in Thailand since 2013, providing delivery and transportation services in 16 provinces.

Read More