Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Thailand: May ‘love last forever’: a talk with the love of...

"It cannot be explained with words. When I was sick, he was a doctor taking care of me. When I was hungry, he was...

Killing a Lahu: Extrajudicial and judicial killings in Thailand

“The trigger gave; I felt the smooth underside of the butt; and there, in that noise, sharp and deafening at the same time, is...

Thailand: Where is Billy and justice for his people? Karen lives...

Almost three years after the disappearance of Billy, the ethnic minority activist, the lives of the Karen in Kaeng Krachan remain in trouble, facing...

Thailand: He could have shot soldiers: Police Chief

Defending the soldier who shot dead a youth Lahu activist on suspicion of selling drugs, the national police chief said the activist could have...

Thailand: Military refuses to reveal CCTV evidence of Lahu activist’s death

The military has refused to reveal footage of the summary execution of a Lahu activist, saying it might confuse the investigation process. On 27 March...

Thailand: Critics of Lahu activist killing could face defamation charge: Police

A police commissioner has concluded that the young Lahu activist summarily killed was a drug dealer while warning that people who criticise the authorities...

Thailand: Supreme court dismisses land encroachment lawsuits against Karens

After almost a decade of legal battle, the Supreme Court has dismissed lawsuits against Karen tribe members in northern Thailand accused of land encroachment. On...

Thailand: PM orders probe into Lahu activist’s death

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered a probe into the extra-judicial killing of a Lahu activist after human rights activists slammed cabinet ministers for...

Thailand: NHRC starts investigation into summary killing of Lahu activist

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have initiated an investigation into the recent execution of Lahu activist after the incident raised great concerns from both...