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Yingcheep Atchanont
Gender Male
Ethnic Thai
Job Democracy Activist
  Thai Activist
Desc Project manager at legal-monitoring group iLaw


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2016 12 17 Retrieve

[Yingcheep Atchanont on the new cyber crime legislation: Computer Crime Act of 2007] blocking websites and persecuting critics will make us unable to criticize the government at all

2017 06 28 Retrieve

[Yingcheep Atchanont talks about Thailand’s social climate after the coup] It used to be that they would only go after you if you are a politician, but this time, it’s bad … Either you feel like it’s okay to live like this, or you’re afraid that you will get into trouble. [the only choice is] better to keep quiet

2018 05 04 Retrieve

[Yingcheep Atchanont criticise the NCPO’s announcement No.97 from 2014] We can document at least 52 times the NBTC has persecuted outlets critical of the government. [adding that two of the most famous cases involve the suspension of operations at Peace TV and Voice TV]

[Yingcheep Atchanont criticise Section 116 of the Criminal Code, which deals with sedition] We can document 94 people who were arrested under [Thailand’s] sedition law with one given the longest sentence of seven years in prison. About half were tried in military courts

2018 05 16 Retrieve

[Yingcheep Atchanont talks about NCPO who vow to tackle everything from so-called taxi mafias to the illicit logging of forests] They announced they came into power to fix corruption and over the past four years have proved that they can’t

2019 04 07 Retrieve

[The abnormal rules of the election were written in the 2017 junta-backed constitution] It’s an abnormal election from the outset. It’s a game where the junta wrote the rules and appointed the referee, who is also acting abnormally