INFOMATION GUIDE: WHAT IS ARTICLE 112/LESE MAJESTE LAW/ WHY ITS AGAINST THE BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS/CITIZEN RIGHTS/ CURRENT CAMPAIGNS

Dear all,

Please read crucial information about what is the campaign related to Article 112 criminal code of Thailand or Lese Majeste Law.? How its against the principle of human rights?

WHY there are campaigns of calling repeal or amendments the article 112/Lese Majeste Law inside Thailand now?

There is a campaign launched by group of law lectures from Thammasat Unviersty, , Thailand on the 27b March 2011. Nitirassadorn is the name of the group A group calling for the amendment of the law.

There is also another group that led by Somyot — and other pro democracy forces who wish to collect 10,000 signatures to be table in Parliament for repeal of the article 112. The group name is: 24th June Democracy group, (read here about them)

Read more about their struggle

Here are crucial URL links that explain:
1. why there is a need of awareness campaign on article 112 or Lese Majeste Law in Thailand? The aim of this campaign

2. the proposed amendment of the article 112/Lese Majeste law by this group

3. the current campaign – petition online launched to gather the Thai citizens and international community supports for opposing violations to citizen’s rights and freedom through the uses of “lese majeste” law (With the latest case of the arrest of Mr. Somyod)

INFORMATION GUIDES:
A) Article 112: Thai Lese Majeste Law Awareness Campaign

(Article 112 Awareness Campaign)
Read here for detail

B) The proposal for amendment

Proposed amendments to the law on defamation of the King, the Queen, the Heir-apparent and the Regent

Fri, 22/04/2011 – 11:35 | by prachatai

Nitirassadorn

Read here for detail:

C) .SINGN Petition online: LAUNCHED BY Nitirassadorn
Read detail here:

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