Human rights

Draft guidelines for police to tackle human trafficking ready

Thailand is in the process of preparing the country’s first official guidelines for police to handle human-trafficking cases.The draft guidelines, which are based on information gathered from experts during a workshop early this year, are now ready as the government is treating the anti-human trafficking ...

Suriya Patathayo

Conference on United Partnerships against Human Trafficking

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand organised  the “Conference on United Partnerships against Human Trafficking” during 26 – 27 April 2018 at the Conrad Hotel, Bangkok. The conference was attended by approximately 300 representatives from the public sector, the business community, ...

Thai legislature voices support for IPU to protect refugee’s rights

Members of Thai Parliament have assured the 138th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva of the Thai legislature’s adherence to pledges and treaties to facilitate safe, orderly, and regular migration. Keep reading ...

Thammarat Thadaphrom

Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises paid a Courtesy Call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs

On 26 March 2018, the United Nations Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises (WG on BHR) paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, during their ...

The Official Visit by the Working Group on Business and Human Rights (WG on BHR), 26 March – 4 April 2018

Upon the Royal Thai Government’s invitation, the United Nations Working Group on the issues of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises will pay an official visit to Thailand between 26 March – 4 April 2018, during which the Working Group will meet ...

High stakes as regime considers rights

A pre-Chinese New Year present from the government was Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s proclamation of the government’s human rights agenda to complement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Thailand’s “4.0” target to become a more developed society.Keep reading ...

Vitit Muntarbhorn

The National Human Rights Commission conducted field visit to Chiang Rai Special Economic Zone and found no progress.

At 9.00 AM on April 18, at the community hall of Thung Ngew in Satan sub-district of Chiang Khong district in Chiang Rai province, Mrs.Tuanjai Deted, Chairwomen of the Sub-Committee on Community Rights and Resources Base, along with relevant members and Mr. Harnnarong Yaowalert, President ...

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