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The Diplomat: Thailand’s Lese-Majeste Law Takes Center Stage at UN Rights Review

To make a breakthrough on the lèse-majesté problem in Thailand, the international community must seriously rethink its strategy.

Pavin Chachavalpongpun, November 21, 2021

Writing in The Diplomat, 112Watch founder, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, highlights the discussion within the the framework of the UPR (Universal Periodic Review) in which the Thai human rights situation was recently scrutinised. He suggests that the international community must rethink its strategy to put pressure on the Thai government to reform Article 112.

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"While Thailand is reviewing whether some of recommendations on Article 112 will be adopted, the international community have time to coordinate with domestic forces inside the country through a coalition building that would offer the best solution to the lèse-majesté crisis."


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