Thailand

This episode looks at the anti-military protests in Sudan, recent developments in Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission, and Guatemala’s March for Dignity, Life, and Justice.

Angkhana Neelapaijit is under investigation for being “biased” against the ruling junta, the National Council for Peace and Order

Over the past five years, the junta has put in place a constitution which consolidates its position in the governance. However, a series of protests and the emergence of a new political force indicates that resistance will continue to attempts by the military to maintain its power

Hakeem al-Araibi, who was given asylum in Australia in 2014, was persecuted for his criticism of the Bahraini government’s suppression of protests in 2011. His was detained in Thailand for 76 days following an extradition request by the Bahrain

After six postponements since 2015, when the elections were promised, and endless protests, the government finally called for polls. The latest round of protests were held in January

Thailand is currently ruled by NCPO, which is the military junta.

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