Somyot Prueksakasemsuk

Somyot Prueksakasemsuk was arrested on October 16, 2020 on sedition charges for his involvement in the pro-democracy demonstrations in Bangkok on September 19, 2020. After being arrested and released… More

Arnon Nampa

Since August 2020, Arnon Nampa has been arrested and released on bail several times for his speeches at peaceful protests. In February 2021, he was remanded for violating lèse-majesté… More

Patiwat Saraiyaem

Saraiyaem was arrested on October 19, 2020 on sedition charges for his involvement in Bangkok pro-democracy protests the month prior. After being arrested and released shortly after several times… More

Kamol Duangphasuk Mainueng K. Kunthee

In April 2014, the poet “Kunthee” was shot by assailants who approached his car in Northern Bangkok, then escaped by motorcycle. He died in hospital. The motive for his… More

Writers at Risk Database

Andy Hall

A UK national, labor activist, researcher, and writer Hall was tried in 2013 for both criminal and civil defamation for his investigative reports alleging abuse by National Fruit Company… More

Writers at Risk Database

Siraphop Kornaroot Rung Sila

Rung Sila was detained for writing a poem deemed offensive to the monarchy and faced 45 years in prison under the lèse-majesté law. Granted bail in 2019 after nearly… More

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