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Asian Civilisations Museum
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News Releases

Arrested in Thailand for carrying safety vest
2015-08-25
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) in calling for the immediate release of a dual Hong Kong-Canadian journalist arrested...
Both pro- and anti-government demonstrators threaten media
2013-12-04
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the harassment of TV stations by both pro- and anti-government demonstrators in Thailand.
British cyber-activist sued by Thai fruit company
2015-09-19
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Thai pineapple processing company Natural Fruit and the Thai judicial authorities to abandon the three defamation cases still pending against British human right...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Long Jail Term for Website Editor Critical of Military Coup
2014-12-04
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns a Bangkok military court's political use of Thailand's lese-majeste legislation to sentence a journalist critical of the military, Thai E-News editor Somsak Pakdeede...
Media concerns as "dictator law" replaces martial law in Thailand
2015-04-10
International Federation of Journalists
Journalists' organizations express strong concern over the issuing of a new order by the military regime to replace martial law.
SEAJU calls for recognition of Labour laws and 'right to form' in Thailand
2014-11-04
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) have called for urgent attention to the current labor situation facing journalists in Thailand.
South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity
2014-10-31
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on...
Steady erosion of media rights as Thai military tightens its grip
2014-06-28
International Federation of Journalists
The IFJ is deeply concerned about reports of increasing control by the Thailand Military Junta over news and information on radio, television, printed and online media.
Thai journalists call to revoke oppressive media laws
2014-11-20
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists joins the Thai Journalists Association and National Union of Journalists, Thailand in calling on the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to immediat...
Thai military leader threatens to execute journalists
2015-03-26
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Union of Journalists, Thailand (NUJT) deplores the comments made by Thai military junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha against journalists.
Thailand: Call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom
2009-04-28
Reporters Without Borders joined by 31 other organisations in a call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom.
Thailand: Police close a dozen community radio stations, carry out arrests
2011-04-29
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the closure of a dozen community radio stations linked to the opposition “Red Shirts” in a major police operation yesterday in Bangkok and the surrounding provinces.

Sources Select Resources

Bangkok's Big Brother is watching you
Haworth,Abigail
Article
2015
The Guardian
Abigail Haworth charts the rise of General Prayuth Chan-ocha and his despotic regime.
Both pro- and anti-government demonstrators threaten media
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the harassment of TV stations by both pro- and anti-government demonstrators in Thailand.
Buoyant thinking for the future
Homes that float could provide a solution for often-flooded regions in Thailand
Tang, Alisa
Article
2012
The Guardian
Building amphibious homes in Thailand that are designed to weather the annual flooding.
Connexions Library: East and Southeast Asia Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on east and southeast Asia.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Media concerns as "dictator law" replaces martial law in Thailand
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists
Journalists' organizations express strong concern over the issuing of a new order by the military regime to replace martial law.
Moken nomads leave behind their 'sea gypsy' life for a modern existence
Brought to the world's attention by the 2004 tsunami, the seafaring tribe is struggling to reconcile tradition and modernity
Hodal, Kate
Article
2012
The Guardian
The Moken, deep-sea divers off Thailand, find their way of life threatened by modern trawlers and voracious property developers.
Respect, not restraints, for workers in Thailand's seafood industry
McGill, Abby
Article
2015
International Labor Rights Forum
A report on a year-long investigation into forced labour in the global seafood supply chain in Thailand.
SEAJU calls for recognition of Labour laws and 'right to form' in Thailand
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asia Journalist Unions (SEAJU) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) have called for urgent attention to the current labor situation facing journalists in Thailand.
Slavery, Genocide, Abuse: The Dark Side of Asia's 'Tiger Economies'
Bello, Walden
Article
2015
Toward Freedom
From declining worker protections to violent labour trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity
Sources News Release
Article
2014
International Federation of Journalists
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on...
Thai military leader threatens to execute journalists
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the National Union of Journalists, Thailand (NUJT) deplores the comments made by Thai military junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha against journalists.
Thailand: Call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters Without Borders joined by 31 other organisations in a call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom.
Thailand: With Censorship, Thais Turn to Websites and Foreign Media
Macan-Markar, Marwaan
Article
2009
Asia Media Forum
When the Thai government imposed an emergency law cracking down on rampaging red-shirted protesters on the streets of Bangkok, the military, in combat gear, was not its only weapon. The state#s censor...

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