Thailand: The military junta’s human rights achievements in 10 numbers

13/03/2017
Press release
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590
Number of individuals arrested for taking part in peaceful demonstrations opposing military rule
2,177
Number of civilians tried in military courts
45
Number of individuals sentenced to prison terms under Article 112 (lèse-majesté)
29
Number of lèse-majesté defendants sentenced to prison terms by military courts
62
Number of individuals charged under Article 116 of the Criminal Code (sedition)
69
Number of public events related to human rights, history, and democracy suppressed by the junta
55
Number of individuals arrested for criticizing or campaigning against the 2016 draft constitution
51%
Percentage of prisoners under death sentence who have been convicted of drug-related offenses
96%
Average approval rate for adopted laws among members of the junta-appointed National Legislative Assembly
124
Number of times junta head General Prayuth Chan-ocha invoked Article 44 of the interim constitution
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