• Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:47
    Rights and Liberties Protection Department gets additional Bt210 million to pay crime victims
    The Rights and Liberties Protection Department has been granted an additional Bt210 million from the central fund on top of its 2018 budget of Bt300 million.
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  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    Activists ‘ignored in the drafting of rights plan
    THE GOVERNMENT is being urged to include all stakeholders and every group affected by human rights violations by the business sector, as it works on a National Action Plan (NAP) on Business and Human Rights.
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  • Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:30
    Gay union law ready for Cabinet by September
    A law allowing same-sex couples to formally register as life partners should be drafted by September, Rights and Liberties Protection Department chief Pitikarn Sitthidech said on Saturday.
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  • Wed, 16 May 2018 18:46
    Victims' body funds low: director
    The Rights and Liberties Protection Department says it is running out of funds to pay crime victims and is in the process of seeking additional funding.
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  • Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:00
    'Pai Dao Din' to take an exam in prison at the end of this month
    THE RIGHTS and Liberties Protection Department has sought permission with Khon Kaen University to allow pro-rights and democracy student activist Jatupat Boonphatraksa to sit his exams in prison after the court rejected his latest bail application.
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  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:00
    Jailed lese majeste offender could it uni exam in jail
    Student activist Jatupat “Pai Dao Din” Boonpattararaksa – charged last month with violating the lese majeste law and the Computer Crime Act for sharing online a BBC Thai article about the monarchy – will sit an exam in jail if a court rejects his latest request for bail, said Rights and Liberties Protection Department chief Pitikarn Sithidej on Monday.
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  • Mon, 28 Sep 2015 01:00
    Democrat seeks names of people who got aid from Yingluck govt
    FORMER Democrat Party-list MP Watchara Petchthong yesterday cited public interest in demanding the Rights and Liberties Protection Department to disclose the list of alleged offenders of public assembly from 2005-10 who received financial assistance from
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  • Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:00
    Compensation
    THE government will provide victims of Monday's bombing up to Bt20,000 for medical bills and Bt200 per day to cover lost earnings, for up to one year, the Rights and Liberties Protection Department said yesterday. The announcement was made in four langua
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  • Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:44
    Compensation
    Rights and Liberties Protection Department's announcement in four languages - Thai, English, Chinese and Russian - said that the government will provide the victims up to Bt20,000 for medical bills and Bt200 per day for a period of one year in lost earnin
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  • Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:19
    Garbage collector donates Bt20,000 to justice fund
    The garbage collector, who escaped jail with help from a good Samaritan, Friday donated Bt20,000 to the Justice Fund of the Rights and Liberties Protection Department.
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  • Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00
    Bid to get compensation for most crime victims
    The Rights and Liberties Protection Department is working with police to ensure that all victims of murder and assault - including sexual assault - or their families will be notified of the right to compensation when lodging a police complaint.
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  • Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:00
    Compensation for wrong imprisonment
    Soon individuals who were wrongly imprisoned or victims of serious crimes will be able to lodge a police complaint and simultaneously file for compensation with the Rights and Liberties Protection Department.
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  • Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:00
    Find Karen activist, dept urges
    THE RIGHTS and Liberties Protection Department (RLPD) has been pressing for progress in the investigation into the disappearance of a Karen activist.
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  • Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:00
    Rights dept follows up on clash victims
    The Rights and Liberties Protection Department is in contact with police to compile a list of people affected adversely by the recent political unrest.
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  • Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00
    Security sought for Jakkrit's widow
    As police probe the Saturday murder of former Olympic marksman Jakkrit Panichpatikum, the chief of the Justice Ministry's Rights and Liberties Protection Department, Pol Colonel Narat Sawettanant, planned to ask authorities to provide more security for t
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