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Amnesty calls on govt to scrap emergency decree

  AMNESTY International Thailand together with academics today (Sept. 23) submitted a letter to the government urging revocation of the state of emergency decree and dropping charges of violating this decree filed against at least 1,467 people,Sanook.com said. Mrs. Piyanuch Kotsan, director of Amnesty International Thailand, said the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency

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Amnesty to continue its work in Thailand despite calls for expulsion

AMNESTY International issued a statement today (Feb. 16) confirming its commitment to continue promoting and protecting human rights for people in Thailand despite calls for it to be expelled. Mr. Kyle Ward, Amnesty International’s deputy secretary-general, said as a global movement with operations in more than 70 countries and members in 150 countries and territories,

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Amnesty International: Court ruling a dangerous signal to freedom of expression

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL said today (Nov. 12)  the Constitutional Court’s ruling that three activists used their rights and liberties with the aim of overthrowing democratic institution with the King as head of state and ordering them to halt such action has widespread impact and is a dangerous signal to freedom of expression, Sanook.com said. Ms. Emerlynne

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