Tags : Amnesty


Last Day to Seek Amnesties for Marijuana Possession

BANGKOK, May 21 (TNA) – Today is the deadline for people who have marijuana to report the possession and receive amnesties. Some 16,000 people have done so. The Food and Drug Administration gave 90 days for those who have marijuana to declare the possession and be granted amnesties. The grace period started on Feb 27. […]Read More


Amnesty for Cannabis Possession

BANGKOK, Feb 27 (TNA) – Individuals or organizations that possess or use cannabis must register themselves for amnesty within 90 days after the announcement in the Royal Gazette was put into effect today. They can register themselves to possess and use cannabis for medical purposes at the Food and Drug Administration Office in Bangkok or […]Read More


No amnesty for Phuket foreigners waiting for work permits

PHUKET: While illegal taxi, tuk-tuk and tour van drivers continue to work freely in Phuket under a government pledge of immunity from arrest, foreigners waiting for work permits will receive no such protection. In their long-accommodating efforts to encourage drivers working in the tourism industry to become legal, the provincial government has granted amnesty to […]Read More


Royal Thai Army ready to join amnesty talks

The military would be happy to send representatives to join talks on an amnesty law if invited, Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha said yesterday. However, there must be representatives from all the armed forces, not only the Army, he said. Read more: The NationRead More


Ex-Thai PM Abhisit, Suthep: death before amnesty bill

Former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and former deputy PM Suthep Thaugsuban said yesterday that they were ready to accept their fate in relation to the murder charges levelled against them, but said they would never make compromises and let amnesty be provided to former PM Thaksin Shinawatra. Abhisit and Suthep told the press that the […]Read More


Reconciliation law aids Thaksin: Chalerm

The government of Thailand will not push for an amnesty but will instead enact a national reconciliation law which will cover fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung said on Tuesday. The reconciliation law will be issued as an act and six articles have already been drafted, he said. Read more: […]Read More


Thai PM Yingluck Presides Over Release of Royally-Pardoned Inmates

Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra today presided over a ceremony to release inmates at Bangkok’s Klong Prem Central Prison. The prime minister asked inmates who were bestowed royal pardon to be grateful to Their Majesties the King and Queen for their chance to re-enter society. She also urges them to adopt the royal philosophy […]Read More


No royal pardon for Thai ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra

Thailand’s former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who lives in emigration is not on the list of those who have been pardoned on the occasion of the king’s birthday, the Xinhua agency reports with reference to the local newspaper The Royal Gazette. The King of Thailand, who is turning 84 on the 5th of December, signed […]Read More