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Public Interest Litigation and Thailand’s Lese Majeste (and defamation) Laws

... prejudices), is still a long way off.   Nitirat, or the Enlightened Jurists, was a development not unlike that of the ...

News - prachatai - 2013-08-23 13:54 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Red shirts reclaim 1932 coup anniversary to advance cause

... I certainly hope that the six samurai of the Khana Nitirat play prominent roles tomorrow. It's time for a return to the roots of ...

News - prachatai - 2012-06-22 16:49 - 20 comments - 0 attachments

Academics suggest ideological change for more democratic courts

... Lamubol Academics from the Nitirat (Enlightened Jurists) group and well-known scholars are calling for ...   Worachet Pakeerut, a member of the Nitirat group and Thammasat associate professor of law, said the involvement of ...

News - prachatai - 2013-03-22 18:38 - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Burma: 400 political prisoners still behind bars, says AAPPB

... manipulate people as worthy of censorship. Prachatai, Nitirat, and the UDD have been demonstratively exposed as working in tandem, ... are using against them. We can EASILY refer to the UDD and Nitirat as "repetitive" and "pests" and likewise strip them of their rights to ...

News - prachatai - 2012-02-02 08:22 - 22 comments - 0 attachments

The US is behind all political turmoil in Thailand

... Thammasat University Charnvit Kasetsiri’s support of Nitirat’s proposed amendments to Article 112 of the Criminal Code, he ... Asia? Clearly the answer is Prachatai, Thaksin, UDD, Nitirat, in Thailand, Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar, and Anwar Ibrahim in ...

News - prachatai - 2012-02-06 22:45 - 20 comments - 0 attachments

Forget the superpowers, we need to pursue reform

... backing Thaksin, Prachatai (direct funding), and UDD/Nitirat. Irrefutable facts. Thaksin's corporate lobbyists... ...

News - prachatai - 2012-02-24 13:44 - 22 comments - 0 attachments

Over 200 international scholars, writers, and activists support the call to reform Article 112

... 112 in line with the amendment proposed by the Khana Nitirat. In an open letter to Thai prime minister Her Excellency Ms. ... a broad sense. The amendment draft proposed by the Khana Nitirat will address the crises engendered by the abuse of Article 112 by ...

News - prachatai - 2012-02-01 13:58 - 12 comments - 0 attachments

UK govt expresses concern about death of Ah Kong, calls for LM review

... - so 2006 collaborator Sunai, Nation's Pravit, AND Nitirat's Worachet were all at US State Department funded Prachatai's "7th ... this adds up. I've said that HRW, Pravit, Prachatai, and Nitirat were all functionaries of the US State Department and Thaksin, and ...

News - prachatai - 2012-05-23 17:54 - 16 comments - 0 attachments

Soldiers' protest against media a threat to freedom

... to the South ... "In that same vein, I've asked the Nitirat's advice on just how best to incorporate home-rule for all the ...

News - prachatai - 2013-01-13 17:48 - 11 comments - 0 attachments

OK, democracy's not perfect - but what's the alternative?

... on Constitution Day should have been carrying the Khana Nitirat and the courageous folks of like-mind from Chula and elsewhere on ... Constitution Day was the logical day to have borne the Nitirat aloft and to rally for the end of the Royal Thai Army's mutinous ...

News - prachatai - 2012-06-28 13:40 - 8 comments - 0 attachments