US-Funded Thai Protests: Anon Nampa & Thai Lawyers for Human Rights

November 3, 2020 (Brian Berletic – LD) – Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) is involved in virtually every aspect of Thailand’s ongoing anti-government protests – it is also funded entirely by foreign governments – especially the United States.

References:

US NED Thailand Funding 2014 (WaybackMachine): https://web.archive.org/web/20160702142854/https://www.ned.org/region/asia/thailand-2014/
US NED Thailand Funding 2019: https://www.ned.org/region/asia/thailand-2019/
UCL official website: http://ucl.or.th/
Frontline Defenders – Anon Nampa: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/profile/arnon-nampa#:~:text=Arnon%20Nampa%20is%20a%20human,coup%20of%2022%20May%202014.
Reuters – The bookish Thai rights lawyer who challenged the king: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-protests-anon-newsmaker-idUSKCN25D23O
Bangkok Post – The lawyer preparing to defend herself: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1122465/the-lawyer-preparing-to-defend-herself
Prachatai – Interview with Head of Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, on receiving human rights award from French Embassy: https://prachatai.com/english/node/4574
US Embassy & Consulate in Thailand – 2018 International Women of Courage Award: https://th.usembassy.gov/2018-international-women-courage-award/
Benar News (NED-funded) – Thai Lawyer Receives Woman of Courage Honor from US State Department:
https://www.benarnews.org/english/news/thai/thailand-rights-03232018173248.html
The Nation Thailand – US Embassy dismisses claims it supports protesters: https://www.nationthailand.com/news/30394324
LandDestroyer – Thai Protest Leader Anon Nampa Lies About US Funding: https://newatlas.report/2020/09/thai-protest-leader-anon-nampa-lies.html