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18 November 2015
Military authorities summoned an editor of the Prachatai news website over the infographic, which they deemed "vague and might cause misunderstanding" in Thailand.
27 October 2015
10 October 2015
A political cartoonist who criticized Thailand's military-backed government has become the latest journalist to be summoned by the army for "attitude-adjustment."
2 October 2015
"The single benefit is to the government and security agencies. They will be able to secretly wiretap, filter, and censor everything that is sent and received by every Internet user."
12 September 2015
Every day, a line of customers wait patiently to book massage appointments at the Vocational Training Center. Slots fill up quickly, and many people are told to try again tomorrow.
9 September 2015
"This draft constitution will eventually establish a mechanism which will sustain the power of undemocratic entities over the democratic ones."
24 August 2015
The government is proposing to build a coal plant in Krabi to boost local power supply, but it also threatens to destroy a popular tourism destination and protected environment site.
31 July 2015
5 July 2015
4 July 2015
The arrest and detention of 14 anti-Junta activists in Thailand has sparked outrage across the country. It also inspired many academics to call for the immediate release of the activists.
20 June 2015
"How can they arrest Father? Father didn’t kill anybody; the judgment is excessive."
23 May 2015
19 May 2015
17 May 2015
15 May 2015
Prachatai, which means 'free people' in Thai, is an independent online newspaper in Thailand that has defied authorities by making a stand against martial law.
27 April 2015
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
5 April 2015
Thailand's military-backed government lifted martial law in the country but signed a new order which gave broad powers to army personnel.