UPDATE(Thailand): Government official admits to not knowing facts before arresting and forcibly evicting villagers

UPDATE(Thailand): Government official admits to not knowing facts before arresting and forcibly evicting villagers

As described in the first appeal, the villagers from Pang Daeng village, Chiang Dao district, Chiang Mai were arrested without warrant on 23 July 2004 and were later charged with encroachment and illegal entry to the Chiang Dao national reserve under the National Reserved Forest Act, BE 2507 (1964). One of them confessed and paid the fine, while the rest (listed below) denied the charges. Read more about UPDATE(Thailand): Government official admits to not knowing facts before arresting and forcibly evicting villagers

THAILAND: Hunger caused by mass arrest of villagers

THAILAND: Hunger caused by mass arrest of villagers

HUNGER ALERT CASE ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAM 16 September 2004 ———————————————————- HA-02-2004: THAILAND: Hunger caused by mass arrest of villagers THAILAND: Malnutrition, forced eviction, illegal arrest ——————————————- Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is deeply concerned by reports of malnutrition among villagers of the Pang Daeng community, Chiang DaoContinue Reading THAILAND: Hunger caused by mass arrest of villagers