• Fri, 25 May 2018 01:00:00
    Pro-election activists are released on bail
    FIFTEEN ACTIVISTS were granted bail yesterday shortly after the Criminal Court ordered their 12-day detention following charges stemming from their participation in Tuesday’s pro-election assembly.
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 16:27:39
    Ex-police chief offers to pay student bail
    Former police commissioner Pol Gen Seripisut Temiyavet on Wednesday vowed to offer Bt1.5-million bail for 14 activists who have been detained for participating in pro-election rallies.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 10:56:38
    UN agency adds to calls for release of pro-election protesters
    The UN Human Rights Office has called for the immediate release of pro-election activists who were arrested and charged on Tuesday after their rally demanding that an election be held this year.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 09:35:51
    HRW to junta: release peaceful pro-election protesters
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for Thai authorities to immediately drop all charges and unconditionally release 14 pro-democracy activists who peacefully expressed their opposition to military rule.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 06:51:11
    Saudis step up arrests of women's rights advocates, campaigners say
    Saudi authorities have widened a crackdown on women's rights advocates, detaining at least three more activists a month before the kingdom lifts its decades-old ban on women drivers, campaigners said Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00:00
    Activists warn of lawsuits over farm chemicals
    Hazardous substances committee to rule on future of paraquat today
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00:00
    Tight security in Bangkok and Northeast ahead of pro-election rally today
    AUTHORITIES HAVE tightened security in the capital and Northeast provinces today as pro-election activists gather to march to Government House with an ultimatum to hold a general election by late this year, not next year as the junta plans.
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 15:51:30
    Police revoke okay for overnight stay prior to Tuesday democracy protest
    Police have ordered surveillance of an area around Government House on Monday in the lead-up to an expected march to the venue by pro-election activists, who plan to deliver an ultimatum to the government to hold an election within this year.
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  • Fri, 18 May 2018 10:38:06
    Election activists to hand out ‘Yut-nocchio’ fans Friday at Terminal 21
    The “We Want an Election” group will give away “yut-nocchio” hand fans on Friday at the Terminal 21 shopping mall in Bangkok’s Asoke area in a bid to attract people to join their anti-junta demonstration next Tuesday.
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  • Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00:00
    P-Move optimistic after Government House talks
    LAND RIGHTS protesters said yesterday that they are satisfied with the government’s measures to solve their problems, as the Cabinet had heeded their demands and ordered related ministries to push mitigation measures.
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00:00
    Healthcare activists oppose new ‘superboard’
    HEALTHCARE activists have expressed opposition to the bill establishing the National Health Policy Board, which is part of the country’s upcoming health care reform.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00:00
    P-Move activists plead for food and shelter
    LAND RIGHTS protesters yesterday asked the authorities to provide material support, since many have become sick and are now facing food and water shortages after living outdoors on the streets of Bangkok for six days and nights.
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 01:00:00
    Activists threaten march to Government House
    PRO-ELECTION activists yesterday threatened to march to Government House on the fourth anniversary of the 2014 coup later this month if the ruling junta failed to respond to their call for an election in November.
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 15:11:52
    South Korea police foil anti-Pyongyang leaflet launch
    South Korean police on Saturday prevented activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets to North Korea, citing an agreement reached at a historic inter-Korean summit last month.
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  • Sat, 05 May 2018 12:46:52
    Land rights activists plan to meet PM
    LAND RIGHTS protesters vowed to continue demonstrations in Bangkok until they could meet with the prime minister, despite the Army’s concerns of intervention by a third party.
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