Military junta continues prosecution of its opponents in Khon Kaen; red shirt activists receive “attitude adjustment”
A military court in Khon Kaen yesterday accepted a case against organizers and observers of a forum in 2016 accused of violating the junta’s restriction on public gatherings.
October 18, 2017
Filmmaker Apichatpong visits activist ‘Pai Dao Din’ in jail
Jailed since December, student activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa continues to receive support from academics, activists, artists and foreign diplomats.
August 13, 2017
Fortify Rights: Drop charges, protect environmental defenders in Loei
Fortify Rights calls on Thailand’s authorities to drop all criminal charges against seven environmental defenders facing more than five years in prison for engaging in peaceful protests in Loei Province.
July 24, 2017
Fortify Rights: Decriminalize defamation, protect human rights defenders and press
Human rights organization Fortify Rights welcomes the dismissal of criminal defamation complaints by a gold mining company against Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS).
November 17, 2016
Trial over alleged terrorist plot begins in a Khon Kaen military court
Today a military court opened trial of 26 Northeasterners charged with terrorism and treason in the high-profile ‘Khon Kaen Model’ case.
October 28, 2016
Villagers Fight for Law Dean’s Rights
One hundred and fifty members of the Isaan People’s Network protested outside Khon Kaen University’s Office of the President yesterday to demand justice for the recently dismissed Acting Dean of the Law Faculty.
June 30, 2011
One Year Gone: Closure Slow to Come in Khon Kaen’s Courts
For the last eleven months, Ms. Prasatiphon hasn’t had much good news to report. On July 1, her brother was arrested and charged with terrorism, arson, and conspiracy for the destruction of Khon Kaen’s provincial hall. He has been held without bail ever since.
June 8, 2011
“Let it end in our generation”: Some reflections on the Car Mob and pro-democracy movement in Isaan
In a time of political dissent, people in the Northeast have turned to unique ways of…
July 28, 2022
Elephant welfare in Thailand: a growing ethical, political, and cultural concern
Thailand’s tourist industry has long profited from inhumane and exploitative techniques…
June 16, 2022
PART III: The Role of Champassak Royals as Mediators
In this final segment of our series, “The Holy Man Rebellion(s) from both sides of the…
April 21, 2022
PART II: The Holy Men Rise and Fall Across Borders
In Part I of our special three-part series, “The Holy Man Rebellions from both sides of…