You are invited to join a Public Seminar on “The Prohibition and Prevention of Torture, Draft Bill_Thailand_ 23 June 2011, Thamasat Uni

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Public Seminar

The Prohibition and Prevention of Torture, Draft Bill:

A concrete solution for
the prohibtion and prevention and  of torture in Thailand

Thursday, 23 June 2011, 9.00 -16.30

Room  222,
Faculty of Law, Thammasat University (Tha Prachan Campus), Bangkok


8.30-9.00                            Opening speech  and objectives of the seminar

Mr. Wasant  Panich, Advisor of Human Rights Lawyers Association (HRLA)

9.00-9.30                            Torture  from the viewpoint of the affected parties

Mrs. Pikul  Promchan, representative of the Network of Relatives of Those Who Have Died and
Been Made  Disappeared in Kalasin

9.30-10.15                          An overview  of torture in Thailand

Ms. Pornpen  Khongkachonkiet , Director of CrCF

10.15-10.30   Coffee break

10.30-11.00                Torture  and its psychological impact

Mr. James Lin,  law specialist from the American Bar Association (ABA)

11.00-11.45                        Review the  problems and possible solutions to torture

Assoc. Prof.  Narong Jaiharn, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

11.45-12.30                        Q&A

12.30-13.30                        Lunch break

Moderated  by TV host from TPBS

13.30-14.00   An  overview of the Draft Prevention and Suppression of
Torture Act B.E….

By Ms. Poonsuk PoonsukCharoen, Technical  Coordinator, Human Rights Lawyers Association (HRLA),

14.00-15.30                        Comments  and opinions toward the Draft Prohibition and prevention
of Torture Act B.E…. 

Mr. Wanchai
Rujanawong,  Deputy Director General,
Bureau of Foreign Affairs, Office of the Attorney General

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prathan Wattanawanich, visiting lecturer, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Mr. Somchai Homlaor, Law Reform  Commissioner

Ms. Suwanna Suwanjutha, Director General  of the  Rights and Liberties Protection
Department, Ministry of Justice

14.30-14.40                        Coffee  break

15.30-16.15                        Q&A

16.15-16.30                        Closing and wrap up

Ms. Pornpen  Khongkachonkiet , Director of CrCF

Sessions moderator: Ms. Preeda  Thongchumnum, CrCF