4 Ratsadon leaders indicted on lèse majesté and other charges in Criminal Court

Thai public prosecutors have decided to indict four key members of the anti-establishment Ratsadon group on multiple charges, including lèse majesté and incitement of unrest, for their roles in the September 19th and 20th protests at Thammasat University and Sanam Luang. The four Ratsadon leaders include Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, Anont Nampa, Patiwat Saraiyam alias Mor Bank and […]

Can legal troubles save Thanathorn from political ones?

Sometimes, ones explode their way out of a dark tunnel, whether they like it or not, or even intend it or not. Whatever Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is thinking about being charged under Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the legal situation may actually help him, like when the political tides turned when he lost his MP status and when his Future Forward Party was […]

Opposition Lawyer to Request Court Allow Clients Entry to Cambodia to Face Charges

A lawyer representing Cambodia opposition officials living in self-imposed exile said Monday he plans to make a formal request that a court allow his clients to return to the country to defend themselves against charges of “incitement” and “treason,” days after the government said it will not admit them. In November, the Phnom Penh Municipal […]

Court grants bail to 14 “WeVo” guards

The Dusit District Court in Bangkok ordered the release of 14 We Volunteer (WeVo) guards today (Saturday), including their leader Piyarath “Toto” Chongthep, on 20,000 baht bail each. The 14 guards were arrested by police after they staged a rally at Sanam Luang and then at Kok Wua intersection on Rajdamnoen Avenue on December 31st. […]

Police to delay legal proceeding against illegal immigrants in Thailand

Thai Immigration Police will delay taking legal proceedings against illegal migrant workers who have been in Thailand for at least a year, or those whose residence permit expired recently, saying that such workers are important to the Thai economy. The police will, however, strengthen measures to prevent further illegal border crossings. Immigration police commissioner, Pol […]