Friday, November 24, 2017

Thailand: ASEAN MPs concerned about safety of minority rights defenders more...

JAKARTA, 28 April 2017 – Regional parliamentarians expressed concerns today over the lack of adequate investigation to date into the shooting death last month...

Thailand: Relatives of Lahu activist killed by soldier reportedly intimidated

Academics and ethnic minorities in northern Thailand have demanded protection of relatives of a young Lahu activist summarily killed by a soldier and witnesses...

Thailand: Military withholds CCTV footage of Lahu activist killing

A month after the summary killing of a young Lahu activist by a soldier, the police have revealed that the military has not yet...

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...