Ex-Democrat deputy leader Prinn sentenced to two years for sexual harassment

Toyota Hilux Thai police car in Phitsanulok, Thailand
Toyota Hilux Thai police car in Phitsanulok, Thailand. Image: Krittaya.

Former Democrat party deputy leader Prinn Panitchpakdi was sentenced to two years in prison today (Monday), after he was found guilty of sexually harassing an [Read More…]

Thai Foreign Ministry disputes Amnesty International’s claims of harassment of protesters

Anti-government protest at Democracy Monument in Bangkok July 18, 2020
Anti-government protest at Democracy Monument in Bangkok. Photo: ประชาไท. CC BY 3.0.

The Thai Foreign Ministry has refuted London-based Amnesty International’s (AI) allegations that the Thai Government has restricted free expression and public assembly and gagged anti-government [Read More…]

Campaign launched to end sexual harassment on public transport

Yellow bus in Bangkok, Thailand. Zhong Tong chassis, bodywork by Thonburi Bus Body Co., Ltd.
Yellow bus in Bangkok, Thailand. Zhong Tong chassis, bodywork by Thonburi Bus Body Co., Ltd. Photo: Ilya Plekhanov.

SEVERAL ORGANISATIONS yesterday launched “Theung Wela Pheuk” [Time to Intervene], a campaign to keep Bangkok safe for females travelling on public transport. “ActionAid Thailand” and [Read More…]