• Fri, 18 May 2018 19:17
    Public Assembly Observation Network by CSOs to start working on 19 May
    Members of Thailand's CSOs launches today the "Public Assembly Observation and Documentation for Human Rights" to monitor and document what happens at a public assembly using a human rights based approach. Its operation will debut on 19 May.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00
    Prawit threatens to prosecute activists for violating assembly law
    AUTHORITIES YESTERDAY threatened to enforce the Public Assembly Act against pro-democracy demonstrators as their street rallies have become more frequent in recent weeks.
    politics
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 01:00
    Activists defy junta with pro-election assembly
    FOUR WANTED pro-democracy activists yesterday demonstrated that they had no fear of the junta, as one of them stepped out of his house to be arrested and the others appeared at a public assembly under the eyes of hundreds of police officers.
    politics
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:22
    Five men report to police over charges for pro-Prawit gathering
    Five men reported themselves to Phrarachawang police station in Bangkok’s Dusit district on Tuesday after their recent gathering in support of the scandal-plagued deputy prime minister, General Prawit Wongsuwan, was deemed to have broken a junta order and contravened the Public Assembly Act.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00
    ‘We Walk’ rights march organisers sue police over alleged obstruction
    THE LEGAL team representing the People GO Network are suing the Royal Thai Police and three high-ranking policemen for allegedly disrupting and intimidating the “We Walk” peaceful demonstration and violating people’s right to gather in public.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 19:36
    Protesters told what is allowed tomorrow
    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday published an infographic explaining the fine details of the junta’s Public Assembly Bill in a light of tomorrow’s likely mass gathering in front of the Supreme Court.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:43
    Civil groups call for charges against academics dropped
    Nearly 30 civil-based organisations promoting sustainable development and human rights issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on Thai authorities to drop charges against a prominent academic and another four people accused of violating the military ban on public assembly at an academic conference recently held at Chiang Mai University.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:31
    HRW wants charges against academics dropped
    New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement on Wednesday calling on Thai authorities to drop charges against a prominent academic and four conference participants for violating the military junta’s ban on public assembly at a conference recently held at Chiang Mai University.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:10
    Seven female activists sued after leading protest against Loei gold-mining plan
    Seven female activists from Loei province are being sued for allegedly violating the Public Assembly Act, after they led local residents in demonstrating against a Tambon Administrative Organisation (TAO) meeting held to authorise the use of national preserved-forest land and Agricultural Land Reform Office land for gold mining.
    national
  • Fri, 06 Nov 2015 01:00
    New Assembly Act alone cannot rein in protesters: red shirt leader
    A prominent red shirt said yesterday while the newly introduced Public Assembly Act was understandable it might not prevent demonstrations from spilling out of control in the future.
    national
  • Fri, 06 Nov 2015 01:00
    New assembly Act alone cannot prevent protests
    While the newly introduced Public Assembly Act was understandable, it might not prevent demonstrations from spilling out of control in the future, said a prominent red shirt said yesterday.
    national
  • Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:52
    New assembly Act alone cannot prevent protests: red shirt leader
    A prominent red shirt said Thursday while the newly introduced Public Assembly Act was understandable it might not prevent demonstrations from spilling out of control in the future.
    Breaking News
  • 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
    national
  • Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:00
    Charter drafters ensure right to public assembly
    The Constitution Drafting Committee yesterday reworded an article in the draft charter to assure that "a public gathering" can be undertaken according to an intent addressed in previous constitutions.
    national
  • Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:00
    NLA gives go ahead to bill on protests
    RestrIctIons on publIc assembly to make demonstrations more orderly without impinging on freedom of expression
    national
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