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Public Discussion on the Situation of Torture in Thailand :25 June 2013, 9.00-12.00 am

Dear Sir/Madam,

As June 26 is the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Law Reform Commission of Thailand, Amnesty International Thailand and Cross Cultural Foundation (CrCF), which are partner organizations working to seek remedy for the victims, prevention and combating torture in Thailand would like to invite you to attend our event.

Topic: The Presentation and Discussion on the Situation of Torture in Thailand
Date/Time: 25 June 2013 at 09.00 – 12.00 hrs
Venue: The Sukosol hotel (Siam City) Phaya Thai, Bangkok.

The panel will be conducted in Thai with English translation provided. Please find the project background and agenda in the attachment.
For more information please contact Khun Pawinee Chumsri at 083-1896598
Email: pawineechumsri@gmail.com

Presentation and Discussion on the Situation of Torture in Thailand

09.00 – 12.00 hrs on Tuesday 25, June 2013

The Sukosol Hotel, Phyathai Road, Bangkok

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AGENDA

8.30 – 9.00​Registration and Opening Remarks

​Mr.Somchai Homlaor, Law Reform Commissioner and Chairperson of the

Sub-committee on Justice Reform

9.00 – 9.30​Keynote Speech on “International Day in Support of Victims of Torture”

​Prof.Vitit Muntarbhorn, Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University.

9.30 – 10.00​Presentation on the situation of torture in Thailand

​Ms.Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, Director of Cross Cultural Foundation.

​Ms.Preechaya Lertvisedpanya

10.00 – 11.30​Panel discussion on “The Situation of Torture in Thailand, Remedy and Reparation for Torture Victims”

​ ​Dr.Niran Pitakwatchara

National Human Rights Commissioner of Thailand

Mr.Virut Kanyasiri, Deputy Chairperson of Law, Justice and Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives

Mr.Muhammad Baoci Aliar, Volunteer Coordinator of Paralegals Network in the Deepsouth Thailand.

Ms.Aomsin Boonlert, Campaign and Research Officer of Mekong Migration Network.

​​Moderated by Ms.Poonsuk Poonsukcharoen

​Q&A

**The discussion will be conducted in Thai with English translation provided**

Regards,

Sutharee Wannasiri
Campaign Coordinator
Amnesty International Thailand
90/24 Ladphrao Soi 1, Jompol
Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
Tel: +66 2513 8745 Fax: +66 2939 2534
Email: campaign@amnesty.or.th
Skype: sutharee.wannasiri

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