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UN HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE CONCERNED THAT KILLERS OF THAI ACTIVISTS NOT BROUGHT TO JUSTICE
JOINT STATEMENT: HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS ARE NOT CRIMINALS
UPDATE: PRESS FREEDOM ADVOCATES CALL ON THAILAND TO PROTECT THAI PBS AND JOURNALISTS
  • UN HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE CONCERNED THAT KILLERS OF THAI ACTIVISTS NOT BROUGHT TO JUSTICE

    BANGKOK (28 November 2016) – The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia expressed concern about the number of failed prosecutions involving murder cases of land rights activists in the South of Thailand, amid increasing restrictions on rights activists. Speaking after the Region 8 Appellate Court in Surat Thani upheld a decision of the Provincial Court on 15 March 2016 to acquit the sole suspect accused in the 2015 killing [...]

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  • JOINT STATEMENT: HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS ARE NOT CRIMINALS

    Brussels, November 29, 2016 – “Human rights defenders worldwide are regularly subjected to harassment and trumped-up criminal charges aiming at paralysing, intimidating and delegitimising their human rights activities. They face difficulties carrying out their work in increasingly restrictive legislative and administrative environments denying the right to freedoms of association, expression and peaceful assembly. Licences of human rights NGOs have been steadily cancelled, bank accounts seized and their right to access [...]

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  • UPDATE: PRESS FREEDOM ADVOCATES CALL ON THAILAND TO PROTECT THAI PBS AND JOURNALISTS

    UPDATE (November 16, 2016): The Criminal Court dismissed the criminal defamation complaint against Thai PBS and its reporters The Court cited that the Thai PBS has carried out their duty in good faith, covering the issues of natural resources and environment which affected the quality of lives of the people, therefore, a matter of public interest. In addition, the reporters conducted their investigation based on findings from several government agencies [...]

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