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Danger to political freedom following attack on historian

... In a statement released on February 13, 2014, the Khana Nitirat, a coalition of seven progressive law academics at Thammasat ... and intellectual freedom” (AHRC translation, Khana Nitirat statement can be read in Thai here ). The AHRC would like to highlight the Khana Nitirat’s point that the attack on Professor Somsak was an extralegal threat ...

News - prachatai - 2014-02-16 23:39 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Academics: Suthep’s proposal for Intermediary PM and People’s Council “unconstitutional”

... noted historian Nidhi Eawsriwong and Charnvit Kasetsiri, Nitirat member Worachet Pakeerut, and political scientist such as Prajak ... Pakeerut, law lecturer from Thammasat University and Nitirat member, said that Article 7 is used to refer to Constitutional ... Sangkanokkul, law lecturer from Thammasat University and Nitirat member, rebutted the claim of the protesters that the Article 3 of the ...

News - prachatai - 2013-12-11 09:54 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

THAILAND: Threats to political freedom intensify with assault on HRD and law professor

... law professor at Thammasat University, leader of the Khana Nitirat, and human rights defender (HRD), was assaulted by two men outside the ... of Professor Worachet, the additional members of the Khana Nitirat, and others who are at risk for their work defending political freedom. ...

News - prachatai - 2012-03-05 16:21 - 8 comments - 0 attachments

Somsak: Pheu Thai and UDD’s priority is to bring Thaksin home

... are being dropped others are quiet. The pressure from Nitirat did seem to have an impact. More pressure from activists and ... So while I'm waxing on let me thank Chiranuch, Somsak, the Nitirat, Suthachai Yimprasert and Suda Rangupan, Puangthong Rungswasdisab... ...

News - prachatai - 2012-03-31 17:49 - 24 comments - 0 attachments

Worse Than Article 112

... Here's the point. Nitirat is Here's the point. Nitirat is opposed to laws put in place by a military junta that trashed the ...

News - prachatai - 2012-01-19 20:19 - 8 comments - 0 attachments

Matichon Interview with Thammasat University Rector on Kanthoop and Article 112

... of young progressive Thammasat law lecturers known as Nitirat to nullify all legal effects of the 2006 coup and to amend the lèse ... another’s rights and freedom. Not only Kanthoop. Even Nitirat, I gave them warnings when they had their many press conferences. They ...

News - prachatai - 2014-01-04 08:16 - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Request to have hearing of Somyot Prueksakasemsuk held in Bangkok rejected by the court

... street front. To this day red shirt mobs as seen in the Nitirat conference still adorn their bodies with pictures of Thaksin and now ...

News - prachatai - 2012-01-27 15:53 - 23 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

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