ICJ and Thai Lawyers for Human RIghts’ submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Thailand

Today, the ICJ and Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) made a joint submission to the Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review in advance of the Human Rights Council’s review of Thailand in April/May 2016.

In their submission, the ICJ and TLHR expressed concern about the following issues:

(1) the impact of the new legal and institutional framework, imposed since the May 2014 coup d’état, on human rights in Thailand;

(2) instances of suspected enforced disappearance and torture; and

(3) issues concerning international human rights instruments and mechanisms.

A copy of the submission can be found here:

THAILAND-UPR SUBMISSION FINAL AS LODGED-Advocacy-Non legal submission-2015-ENG (full text in PDF)

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