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Thai consulate reportedly bar Thai students to attend anti-junta figure’s lecture

Nov 24, 2015

Thai consulate reportedly bar Thai students to attend anti-junta figure’s lecture

The Thai Consulate in Chicago, US, reportedly attempted to prevent overseas Thai students to attend a lecture of a well known anti-junta figure.

According to Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a fierce critic of the Thai junta who is a Thai Associate Professor at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan, the Thai Consulate in Chicago, US, last week attempted to prevent Thai students from attending his lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Scholars demand freedom from NCPO harassment

Nov 24, 2015

Scholars demand freedom from NCPO harassment
WRITER: POST REPORTERS

A coalition of university lecturers yesterday called on the government to end its "suppression of academic freedom and independence" or face an intensified campaign.

Led by Anusorn Unno, dean of the faculty of sociology and anthropology at Thammasat Univerity, the network of lecturers made its demand in a petition submitted to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, also chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).

Major ocean garbage field cleaned up

Nov 24, 2015

Environment
Major ocean garbage field cleaned up
Salinee Prap,
Pratch Rujivanarom

Operation followed pictures of the 400 square metre site going viral online
AN underwater garbage-cleanup operation off Karon Beach in Phuket yesterday removed hundreds of kilograms of trash - including from a coral reef.

The Office of Marine and Coastal Resources Management 6 led the operation to clear the garbage field, near Sai Cape, south of Karon Beach.

Thai, foreign scholars condemn junta for summoning academics

Nov 23, 2015

Thai, foreign scholars condemn junta for summoning academics

A group of academics at around 10:30 am on Monday, 23 November 2015, submitted a letter to Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, the junta leader and Prime Minister, demanding the junta stop harassing and intimidating academics.

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