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Public Forum on “TORTURE LAW – AWAITING JUSTICE” At Kamonthip Ballroom 1, The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok 29th June 2016, 13.00 hrs. – 16.30 hrs.


13.00 hrs Registration

13.30 hrs – 14.30 hrs Panel Discussion on “Voices of Survivors and Healers”

  1. Family of victim of death in custody
  2. Family of victim of Enforced Disappearance
  3. Survivor of torture from the Deep South
  4. David Engstorms, social worker working on rehabilitation of violence survivals
  5. Somchai Homlaor, Human Rights Lawyer

Moderator : Pratubjit Neelapaijit

14.30 hrs – 14.50 hrs Coffee Break

14.50 hrs – 15.50 hrs Panel Discussion on “Thailand and way forward to prevent torture and provide support to survivors”

  1. Nongporn Roongpetchwongse, Deputy Director General of Rights and Liberties Protection Department , Ministry of Justice
  2. Sam Zarifi, ICJ’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific
  3. Angkhana Neelapaijit, National Human Rights Commissioner of Thailand
  4. Prof. Pokpong Srisanit, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Moderator: Dr. Wit Sittivaekin TV5 channel anchor

15.50 hrs – 16.20 hrs Q&A session

16.20 hrs – 16.30 hrs Closing Remark by Shivani Verma, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)for Southeast Asia

Note: Simultaneous translation is available