• Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
    Paraquat green light under scrutinyby human rights commission
    THE NATIONAL Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is investigating the Agriculture Department over allegations that it violated human rights last October when it extended the licences for many companies to sell paraquat.
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    UNHRC expresses concern over crackdown
    THE United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) yesterday made public the letters it had sent to the Thai junta government about alleged rights violations even as the council holds its 38th session on June 18.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:00
    ‘We Walk’ NHRC complaint alleges intimidation
    “WE WALK” activists have asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to review alleged intimidation by law-enforcement officers during their long march to Khon Kaen championing social justic issues.
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:40
    New act ‘impedes NHRC’s powers to perform its duties’
    A legislation watchdog has warned that the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will have less power to investigate rights violations under the new NHRC Act.
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  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 01:00
    Experts object to ‘selective’ firing of some commissioners
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:32
    NLA votes total reset for human rights commission
    A proposal of the join law review committee to replace all members of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) as part of the organic law governing the rights organisation, has gained steam with a confirmation vote by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday.
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  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:00
    Thai investors urged to focus on human rights abroad
    Govt agencies admit low awareness of critical issue.
  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 01:00
    Deep divisions in committee over resetting of the NHRC
    A MEMBER of the joint law review committee examining the National Human Rights Commission bill conceded yesterday that there were deep differences over the proposal to reset the whole current NHRC.
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 01:00
    CDC stands firm on NHRC reset plan
    THE CONSTITUTION Drafting Commission (CDC) yesterday fired back at objections to plans to dismiss all National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) commissioners. CDC spokesman Udom Ratamarit said yesterday the CDC disagreed with the six points raised earlier by NHRC chairman What Tingsmith.
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:40
    NHRC fights against dismissal of all commissioners
    NATIONAL HUMAN Rights Commission (NHRC) President What Tingsmith said on Tuesday the attempt to remove human rights commissioners under the organic law governing the agency might have stemmed from "those in power"s’ dissatisfaction with certain commissioners.
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  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:48
    Rights commission reset improves international reputation: Meechai
    Chief charter writer Meechai Ruchupan on Friday insisted the resetting of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seen in the organic law is necessary for improving the agency’s international reputation. Also, he believed that the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) would not petition against the controversial bill.
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  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:39
    NLA votes total reset for rights commission
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday passed the new National Human Rights Commission bill, which would see a total reset of the entire current commission members.
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  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:43
    Human-rights commission law debated on Thursday
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is scheduled on Thursday to deliberate the organic law governing the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), following a revision that would allow current commissioners to complete their terms.
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  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 01:00
    NHRC warns activists are being monitored
    Human rights group says local opponents of potash project being kept in the dark.
  • Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:00
    New rights mediation centre aims to restore the dignity of victims
    IN ORDER to avoid contributing to hush money payments, bribery and the gagging of human rights victims, the newly established mediation centre of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Bangkok has put in place multiple steps to screen eligible cases, officials have confirmed.
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