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UN Renews Push on Thai Activist’s Disappearance
September 16, 2020

UN Renews Push on Thai Activist’s Disappearance

By Sebastian Strangio
Correspondence reveals the Cambodian government's threadbare investigation into the apparent abduction.

Southeast Asian Parliamentarians Face Chilly Political Climate
September 15, 2020

Southeast Asian Parliamentarians Face Chilly Political Climate

By Sebastian Strangio
The region’s authoritarian turn has made life difficult for lawmakers opposing entrenched political interests.
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
July 17, 2018

Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments

By Wora Suk
As Thailand's investments across ASEAN increase, the country must commit to human rights due diligence that has been lacking.

Thailand’s Draconian Cyber Law Sparks Rights Fears
December 23, 2016

Thailand’s Draconian Cyber Law Sparks Rights Fears

By Mong Palatino
Revised law could be yet another blow to freedoms.

A New Era of Intolerance in Thailand?
November 01, 2016

A New Era of Intolerance in Thailand?

By Shawn W. Crispin
Rising nationalism after the king's death could signal worrying days ahead for the country.

China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation
October 07, 2016

China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation

By Shawn W. Crispin
A recent incident has raised questions about how beholden Bangkok is to Beijing.

Torture Under Thailand's Military Junta
October 06, 2016

Torture Under Thailand's Military Junta

By Mong Palatino
A new report exposes the extent of the practice under the current government.
The Truth About Thailand's Social Media Surveillance
October 03, 2016

The Truth About Thailand's Social Media Surveillance

By Mong Palatino
The targeting of government critics is yet another concern in post-coup Thailand.

Thailand's New Constitution: A Blow to Rights?
August 17, 2016

Thailand's New Constitution: A Blow to Rights?

By Mong Palatino
Despite the approval of the Thai charter, its content remains worrying.

The Dark Secrets of Thailand’s Military
July 29, 2016

The Dark Secrets of Thailand’s Military

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
One bold woman has thrown the institution into controversy in her pursuit of justice.

Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
May 03, 2016

Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power

By James Buchanan
General Prayut's power may be unlimited on paper, but in reality he is curtailed on several fronts.
US, Thailand Resume Strategic Dialogue in Boost for Strained Alliance
December 16, 2015

US, Thailand Resume Strategic Dialogue in Boost for Strained Alliance

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Washington and Bangkok hold high-level talks for the first time in three years.

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