• Tue, 05 Mar 2019 18:58
    Pranee Danwattananusorn, wife of prominent political activist and ex-communist Surachai Danwattanusorn or Surachai sae Dan, calls on National Human Rights Commission commissioner Angkhana Neelapaijit to investigate his disappearance.
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  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Rights body wants juvenile crime records locked away
    THE NATIONAL Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the Royal Thai Police to amend its rules on publicly releasing juveniles’ criminal history.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years
    PARAQUAT, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos are still allowed for use in Thailand for at least another two years, after the Hazardous Substance Committee yesterday reaffirmed its previous decision not to ban the three controversial agrochemicals.
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    State officials behind 90% of rights violations
    NHRC blames difference in understanding; expert puts it down to abuse of power.
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:29
    Army guilty of abusing rights, says NHRC
    Saying the beating of military draftees is a violation of their rights, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the Army to set guidelines for appropriate ways to punish infractions.
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    NHRC to probe Army’s ‘special measures’ in Pattani district
    THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken up a complaint by Pattani residents against the Fourth Army Region’s declaration of “special control zones” in Nong Chik district.
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    Probe into misappropriation of funds for disabled sought
    A REPRESENTATIVE of people with disabilities yesterday petitioned the Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to probe various associations advocating the cause of those with disability amid allegations that they had siphoned off as much as Bt1.5 billion a year from training/seminar expenses and funds for employing the disabled.
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    Activists and academic among top candidates for NHRC posts
    MEDIA representatives and bureaucrats make up over half of the seven finalists selected as prospective new members of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
    Breaking News
  • 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.
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:00
    Students petition human rights body to investigate death of military cadet at school
    A GROUP of student activists yesterday lodged a petition with the National Human Rights Commission asking for an investigation into the death of teenage cadet Phakhapong Tanyakan, who died in October at the Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:36
    Confusion over committee to appoint new Electoral Commissioners
    The National Human Rights Commission and the Office of the Auditor General lack the qualifications to nominate members to a committee to seek new Election Commissioners under the new organic laws.
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  • 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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  • 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.
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