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Thailand: Officials must drop all ongoing prosecutions under the Emergency Decree

Today, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), along with 23 other international human rights organizations from the region, submitted a letter to the Ambassadors of respective countries with a call that Thai officials must drop all the ongoing prosecutions under the “Emergency Decree” in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, following the end of the declaration […]

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Mekong Region: ICJ and EarthRights consider means to improve access to justice for victims of extraterritorial corporate human rights harms

“States must take steps to strengthen access to justice for victims of extraterritorial corporate human rights harms in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam (‘CLMTV’)”, according to dozens of human rights lawyers from the Mekong Region at a Workshop hosted by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and EarthRights International on 8 and 9 […]

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Thailand: ICJ works with judges and prosecutors to consider means to improve access to justice for extraterritorial corporate human rights harms

“Laws, policies and practices in Thailand must be reviewed and amended in order to remove obstacles to holding Thai companies accountable for wrongdoing outside the country’s borders and ensure their alignment with Thailand’s obligations under international human rights law”, justice sector officials concluded at a workshop hosted by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and […]

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Mekong Region: Dialogue between lawyers and State agencies reveals need for proper investigations into complaints of corporate human rights abuses

Cases of alleged human rights abuses by Thai companies operating abroad are not being effectively investigated, according to participants at a consultative dialogue between human rights lawyers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam and representatives of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT) and Thailand’s National Action Plan on Business and Human […]

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