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Sulakshana Lamubol

Sulakshana (Fai) Lamubol is a freelance writer based in Bangkok, Thailand. She worked as a reporter for an alternative media before shifting to work in regional and national human rights organisations focusing on women's rights and civil/political rights. Her work has appeared in the Strategic Review Journal, OpenDemocracy and Asia Times.

Thailand’s civil society at risk as government pushes law to fragment freedom of association

A network of communities and human rights defenders from across Thailand gathered in Bangkok, forming a protest camp outside the United Nations headquarters. They are opposing the new draft Bill on the Operations of Not-for-Profit Organisations. The Bill is expected to increase the government’s control of civil society and the protestors say they will remain until their calls are answered.
Instead of becoming a judge, Juthamat Srihatthapadungkit chose to fight for justice from the ground up. The 26-year-old works side by side with communities to end mining projects approved without public consent and monitor laws and policies related to the country's mineral resources.
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Thailand’s civil society at risk as government pushes law to fragment freedom of association

A network of communities and human rights defenders from across Thailand gathered in Bangkok, forming a protest camp outside the United Nations headquarters. They are opposing the new draft Bill on the Operations of Not-for-Profit Organisations. The Bill is expected to increase the government’s control of civil society and the protestors say they will remain until their calls are answered.

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Thailand’s civil society at risk as government pushes law to fragment freedom of association

A network of communities and human rights defenders from across Thailand gathered in Bangkok, forming a protest camp outside the United Nations headquarters. They are opposing the new draft Bill on the Operations of Not-for-Profit Organisations. The Bill is expected to increase the government’s control of civil society and the protestors say they will remain until their calls are answered.

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