A Khon Kaen man was admitted against his will at a mental hospital after he posted online photos of himself in a shirt with the slogan “I lost faith in the institution of the monarchy.” Questioning the legal grounds for the forced admission, activists and civil rights groups are calling for his immediate release.
Over 300 people gathered at Ubon Ratchathani University on Monday to discuss the state of human rights in the Northeast and the country. The 10th Annual Isaan Human Rights Festival gathered communities from across the region, activists, scholars, students, and foreign diplomats.
The Isaan Record19/12/2019
Journalists, academics, and observers criticized the Thai government’s repression of press freedom at a public forum at Mahasarakham University last month.
The Isaan Record06/10/2017
The heads of four diplomatic missions to Thailand stressed the importance of good governance and rule of law, and expressing concerns about a narrowing of freedom of expression in the country
The Isaan Record01/02/2017
Human rights organization Fortify Rights welcomes the dismissal of criminal defamation complaints by a gold mining company against Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS).
The Isaan Record17/11/2016
On July 29, speakers at a public forum in Khon Kaen agreed that widespread fear is keeping people from voicing their political opinions, while ten state intelligence officers observed and recorded the event.