Current Labour Issues in Thailand

by Patchanee Kumnak, December 2019 General social context of Thailand Economic development is slowing down  Factories closed down as economy is slowing down. Employers apply the labour law allowing enforcing 75% of salary. They also lay off workers in garment, automobile, electronics, electric appliances, chemical products sectors and so on. Around 44,000 workers are laid…

No war on Iran!

Joint Statement 10 January 2020 NO WAR ON IRAN! We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned over the extremely serious and dangerous escalation of recent conflict between the US and Iran.     Donald Trump’s reckless assassination of Qasem Soleimani was an act of war, and a provocation to escalate tensions in the region into another…

Solidarity with the Indian people protests against discriminatory citizenship act

Joint Statement Solidarity with the Indian people protests against discriminatory citizenship act 24th December 2019 The people of India have taken to the streets to protest against an act which indirectly discriminates Muslims in India. A wave of protests are underway in India due to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), also known as CAB previously. While the CAA…