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Thailand: NGO law must be revised or withdrawn

The ICJ urges Thailand’s government to withdraw or substantially revise the Draft Act on the Operation of Not-for-Profit Organizations B.E. … because its provisions do not comply with Thailand’s international human rights obligations. (more…)

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Southeast Asian governments must do more to stop SLAPP suits against civil society, regional experts declared

Southeast Asian governments must diminish the misuse of lawsuits to harass and silence civil society, so-called SLAPP suites, said more than 70 international experts, judges, public prosecutors, lawyers, members of civil society organizations, academics, and members of executive and State institutions from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand at a discussion convened by the ICJ […]

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