[Solidarity] Thailand: Junta Arrests 14 Student Activists -Sedition Charge Could Mean 7 Years in Prison for Peaceful Rally -HRW

Thailand: Junta Arrests 14 Student Activists –Sedition Charge Could Mean 7 Years in Prison for Peaceful Rally (New York, June 27, 2015) – Thai authorities should immediately drop all charges and release unconditionally 14 student activists who peacefully expressed opposition to military rule, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 26, 2015 in Bangkok, police…

[Video] “Journey to my Dreams, Child Migration in Thailand” -Terre des Hommes (TdH)

Terre des Hommes (TdH) launched the “Journey to my Dreams, Child Migration in Thailand” video aimed at creating awareness of the impact of child migration in Thailand and calling on the Thailand government to guarantee children’s rights working in their country regardless of the immigration status. Terre des Hommes International Federation http://www.terredeshommes.org is a network…

[Announcement] Call for Applications: Finance Officer -AIPP

Call for Applications: Finance Officer ASIA INDIGENOUS PEOPLES PACT (AIPP) REGIONAL SECRETARIAT CHIANG MAI, THAILAND Position: Finance Officer Section: Finance and Administration Reports to: Finance Manager Duration of the Contract: 1 year (including 6 months probation) with possibility of extension based on performance, Duty Station: AIPP Regional Secretariat in Chiang Mai, Thailand Level of Education:…

[From the web] ASEAN MPs call for immediate halt to arbitrary detentions and human rights violations by Thailand’s ruling military junta -ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

ASEAN MPs call for immediate halt to arbitrary detentions and human rights violations by Thailand’s ruling military junta Parliamentarians from across ASEAN today slammed Thailand’s military rulers, accusing them of widespread human rights abuses and calling for the immediate release of all persons detained for political reasons and for the ruling junta to respect basic…

[People] Military coup follows judicial coup in Thailand. By Walden Bello

Military coup follows judicial coup in Thailand By Walden Bello, Afterthoughts, Inquirer.net May 24, 2014 After declaring martial law on Tuesday, May 20, the Thai military announced a full-pledged coup two days later. The putsch followed nearly eight months of massive street protests against the ruling Pheu Thai government identified with former Prime Minister Thaksin…

[Press Release] Thailand: Rights in ‘Free Fall’ After Coup, Dozens Arrested, Censorship Widespread -HRW

Thailand: Rights in ‘Free Fall’ After Coup Dozens Arrested, Censorship Widespread (New York, May 24, 2014) – The Thai military should immediately revoke abusive martial law powers, end censorship, and release all people who have been arbitrarily detained, Human Rights Watch said today. The military should urgently restore democratic, civilian rule. Since the military coup…

[Statement] Solidarity for Human Rights Activist Andy Hall! -MFA

Solidarity for Human Rights Activist Andy Hall! Withdraw all Lawsuits and Ensure Independent Investigation on the Conditions of Workers in Natural Fruit! The Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) is in solidarity with partner British human rights activist Andy Hall as he faces a criminal defamation lawsuit filed by Natural Fruit, a pineapple processing factory, in…

[Blogger] On Vagrancy and Prostitution -germainetrittle86.multiply.com

On Vagrancy and Prostitution by germainetrittle86.multiply.com March 25, 2012 Recent amendments to Article No. 202 of the Revised Penal Code (circa 1932) repealed those “anti-poor” provisions on vagrancy. No longer will a person loitering in public, wandering about without visible means of support, or an idle person with no reasonable means of subsistence be arrested…

[Event] lecture-forum on State Structure and Contested Development: Thailand and the Philippines in Comparative Perspective

The Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman and Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives (ARENA Philippines) Invite you to a lecture-forum on State Structure and Contested Development: Thailand and the Philippines in Comparative Perspective Speaker: Antoinette R. Raquiza, Ph.D. 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Monday, February 27, 2012 GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center, 2nd Floor,…

[Press Release] Transpinay human rights defender in two-day training with Bumese transgender advocates

Changmai, Thailand — Naomi Fontanos, Chairwoman of the Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines (STRAP), the pioneer human rights advocacy organization of transpinays (transgender/transsexual Filipinas), is in Changmai, Thailand to facilitate a two-day training workshop on transactivism among transgender advocates from Burma. The 2nd Burmese Transgender and Transsexual Human Rights Training Workshop  on 20-25…