Published: Sep 06, 2019
With nearly 400,000 people behind bars, conditions in Thai prisons are getting so crowded that an inmate does not even have a metre of space to lie down. Hence, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) considered other options for convicts facing jail terms of less than five years at a seminar on Friday (September 6).
Published: Jul 31, 2019
The seven policemen attached to Chiang Mai’s Wiang Haeng Police Station who were involved in the July 23 incident that saw a villager killed by police have been ordered to cease their duties and stay out of the district pending the result of the fact-finding probe, Provincial Police Region 5 deputy commander Pol Maj-General Panudech Boonreung said on Tuesday.