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Thailand: UN rights expert warns against curbs on free speech ahead of major vote

New York, July 27 (Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights expert on freedom of opinion and expression has condemned recent Government clampdown over public and social media expressions in Thailand ahead of a constitutional referendum scheduled for 7 August.

Thailand: Ban reaffirms UN’s readiness to support country’s return to democracy

New York, June 21 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reaffirmed the UN’s readiness to support Thailand as the country prepares to vote on a final draft Constitution.

Tiger skins and amulets seized from car leaving Thailand Tiger Temple

Bangkok, Jun 2 (IBNS) Thai authorities caught a monk on Thursday who was trying to flee the country's now infamous Tiger Temple with a cache of skins, according to media reports.

Thailand: UN rights chief warns against Government's 'draconian' powers

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): The top United Nations human rights official has expressed alarm at the Government of Thailand’s decision to bestow wide-ranging powers upon General Prayuth Chan-ocha the leader of the military coup that deposed Thailand's elected Government in 2014 and, currently, the country's Prime Minister.

Thailand: Ban urges respect of democratic principles

New York, May 21 (IBNS): Urging constructive dialogue to end the prolonged political statement in Thailand, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday reiterated his call on all parties to exercise "utmost restraint" in the wake of the army's declaration of martial law in the country.