Initial Assessment of The Third Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
Thailand’s third UPR review took place on November 10, 2021 at the Human Rights Council in Geneva as part of the UPR session 39 under the organisation of the troika of Bulgaria, China, and Cote d’Ivoire.
Pavin Chachavalpongpun, November 12, 2021
The UPR39 on Thailand covers a wide range of human rights issues, namely Article 112 (lèse-majesté law), freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and association, protection of human rights defenders (from harassment, attacks and Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participations or SLAPPs), enforced disappearances and torture, the role of the National Human Rights Commission and the draft NGO law.
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