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Angkhana Neelapaijit

Former human rights commissioner

Angkhana Neelapaichit is former human rights commissioner. She is also a recipient of the Magsaysay award.

Angkhana Neelapaijit
15 Oct 2019

Civil liberties do not equal sedition

Army chief Apirat Kongsompong's recent lecture is controversial and has raised concerns about the military's attempts to intervene in politics.

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Civil liberties do not equal sedition
12 Mar 2019

Disappeared promises

Despite the regime's assurances, enforced disappearance - where government officials take someone into custody and deny doing so - is still not a crime in Thailand.

12 Mar 2019 10
Disappeared promises
12 Mar 2018

No justice here

It has been 14 years since police abducted and disappeared the civil rights lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit, in a case which has shamed the justice system.

12 Mar 2018 8
No justice here