Thailand protests of 2020-21
Three Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy are released on bail

Parit Chirawak, Chaiamorn Kaewwiboonpan and Phromsorn Weerathamjaree were released from prison on May 11. Over the past few days, four more activists facing similar charges have also got bail

They have weaponized the law against my son, says mother of Thai activist on hunger strike

Protests are breaking out in Thailand against the continued detention of Parit Chiwarak who has been on a hunger strike for close to 50 days. He is in pre-trial detention on lese-majeste and sedition charges and has been moved to a hospital

The heavy cost of ‘insulting’ monarchy in Thailand

Thailand has been witnessing massive protests over the past few months and one of the key demands has been the repeal of the draconian lèse-majesté law. Unsurprisingly, the government has used this provision indiscriminately against protesters

Section 112 and rubber bullets: Thai state revives tools of repression amidst growing protests

With the slapping of lèse-majesté charges against protesters and the use of rubber bullets, the Thai government is bringing back the usual means of repression against the new wave of protests sweeping Bangkok in 2021

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