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The work of Angkhana Neelapaijit should be celebrated, not criminalized


November 29, 2019

Today is International Women Human Rights Defenders’ Day #IWHRD Angkhana Neelapaijit—a Thai woman human rights defender, former member of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand, and a 2019 Ramon Magsaysay award winner—is facing a criminal defamation complaint brought by the Thai poultry company, Thammakaset. Thailand should protect human rights defenders from judicial harassment and immediately drop the complaint against her.

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