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Still no investigation progress in the case of the missing Laotian human rights defender Sombath Somphone. Family and activists continue to demand justice on the 10th year anniversary of his disappearance...
Today, the Rayong Provincial Court ruled that residents of Nong Pawa, a small rural village several hours east of Bangkok, receive substantial compensation for the impacts caused by hazardous chemicals which leaked from a nearby recycling company...
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.
Lamom Bunyong lives only 15 kilometres from Map Ta Phut Industrial Port, Thailand's largest petrochemical industrial zone. Now in his seventies, he has seen how the industry changed his hometown's fishing community...
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...
74 Thai Civil Society Organisations united under the network ‘Ratsadon #StopAPEC2022’ made a statement announcing their opposition to the upcoming 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit (APEC) held between 16-18 November...
Thanaporn Wichan, a woman labour rights activist and union leader in the construction industry, was sentenced to one month in prison...
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.