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Thai Labour Advocate arrested
by geertjan published 02-06-2010 last modified 25-04-2013 13:19 — filed under: , ,
Please contact the Thai authorities today and ask the immediate release of Somyot Pruksakasemsuk. The well-known Thai labour- and human-rights advocate has been arrested following the recent political upheaval in Thailand.
Located in News / / 06 / 02
Wife of convicted Thai lèse-majesté activist Somyot in Geneva
by Mirjam van Heugten published 10-09-2013 — filed under: , ,
Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), together with the Free Somyot Campaign and the Thai Labour Campaign, urges the Thai authorities to hear Joop Prueksakasemsuk, Somyot’s wife, who calls to free her husband, labour and human rights defender and magazine editor. Joop Prueksakasemsuk will be in Geneva between 9-13 September, meeting key decision makers.
Located in News / / 09 / 10
International condemnation of conviction of Thai activist Somyot Prueksakasemsuk
by geertjan published 22-02-2013 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
Clean Clothes Campaign, together with the Free Somyot Campaign and the Thai Labour Campaign strongly deplores the conviction of human rights defender and magazine editor Somyot Prueksakasemsuk. Today, the Bangkok Criminal Court found him guilty on 2 counts of Article 112 of the Criminal Code (the lèse-majesté law*) and sentenced him to 11 years of imprisonment.
Located in News / / 02 / 23
Free Somyot: 4 years in jail for 'insulting the king'
by Mirjam van Heugten published 30-04-2015 last modified 30-04-2015 07:51 — filed under: , ,
Today it has been four years since Thai editor and labour rights activist Somyot Pruksakaemsuk was arrested and imprisoned in Thailand, based on the lèse majesté law. CCC is concerned for his health and calls for his immediate release.
Located in News / / 04 / 30
Final push to free Somyot
by geertjan published 05-12-2012 last modified 25-04-2013 13:53 — filed under: ,
“Here in Thailand they know I get a lot of international support. Without that support I would maybe already be dead.”
Located in News / / 12 / 05
Court hearing Somyot 19th December: an update
by geertjan published 05-12-2012 last modified 25-04-2013 13:53 — filed under: ,
Somyot, a Thai labour activist, human rights defender and magazine editor, has been in detention since April 2011, awaiting trial under the Thai lèse-majesté law* (Article 112) for the publication of two articles deemed insulting to the monarch. He faces up to 30 years in prison.
Located in News / / 12 / 05