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ANTI-CORRUPTION WHITEWASH IN THAILAND IS ADDING ‘INSULT TO INJURY’ – Human Rights Watch

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Human Rights Wast has condemned Thailand’s Anti-Corruption Commission for dismissing a malfeasance case against former government officials for their role in the orders to shoot at demonstrators during the 2010 crackdown on the ‘Red Shirts’. And HRW has accused the current government of ‘airbrushing’ Thai history. As pretty much all of Thai history is airbrushed at elementary school level in …

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THAI MILITARY MOVES AGAINST ACADEMICS IN CLAMPDOWN ON KNOWLEDGE

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Thailand’s military led government has issued a summons against a group of university professors claiming their meeting to discuss freedom of knowledge in education was against the law. The group in Thailand’s northern capital were, according to the government, in breach of an NCPO order banning political gatherings of more then five. The Government may as well save time by …

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The report the Thai Government tried to gag – well one of many actually it appears

In FCCT, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

The Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand has been ordered by the government not to allow its premises to be used for a presentation by human rights lawyers tonight. A short statement issued from the club stated: “The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand regrets to announce that the scheduled event for tonight, the launch of the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights …