Kicking off a series of volunteer bailor stories with questions about the bailor “profession”
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. A chronicle of collective action to signal that politicians’ promises of constitutional overhaul are not to be broken nor cheapened.
A singer and busker tells the story of his political awakening and how he uses his vocal talent to liven up political rallies (with video evidence)
Three newspaper articles that reflect the circumstances of women in Thai society in the early 1920s in the home, on public transport, in Bangkok, in the provinces, and in the code of laws.
To what do the people turn when they can’t rely on the system? In this part 2 of selections from century-old newspapers, we offer three answers: to sacred beings, to the press, and to crime.
Three articles from century-old Thai newspapers on the aristocracy’s corruption and the double standards in taxation enforcement, both between Bangkok and outlying regions and between ordinary people and the high-born.
Siamese people’s voices, 10 years before the end of absolute monarchy. Collected by Nopporn Suwanpanich. Passed down to and introduced by Chertalay Suwanpanich.
We close out the report with maps showing the geographical distribution of the Fund’s assistance to defendants and accuseds
Since 2010, the Tam Tang group has been advocating for safe abortion access in Thailand. Tam Tang translates to ‘forging a path’; the name plays on its near homophone tham thaeng ‘to have an abortion.’
We continue our annual report with highlights from our bail-related expenses
World premiere of a song written in Bangkok Remand Prison in July 2015. Eight years later, we present an eight-minute track that fuses commemoration with imagination, foreignness with familiarity.
At the end of 2022, bail money from the Ratsadonprasong Fund remaining in Thai courts countrywide amounted to 56,428,500 baht (over 1.6 million US dollars). This amount is the combined bail of 947 cases.
Four fundraising phenomenons, where the people carried the fund through danger.
Small donations do become big donations by the power of multiplication.
The convenience in keying in specific numbers to make money transfers nowadays, without the need to fumble with coins or write out the amount in words, has become an affordance for the expression of political will through symbolically charged numbers.
We highlight our top donors—without names. What makes them stand out is not their identities, but the way their donations speak. Find infographics about our biggest donors, our few donors from abroad, our most frequent donors, and our most consistent donors.
Down from the sky, rain falls to earth, amassing into a great wide current; it rocks the land with clamorous roars, unstoppable its torrential force.
An expression of political will and moral support, both between Ekkachai and each prisoner, and from the letter writer to us, their fictive kin from all walks of life who may now be reading.
Ajaan Worachet entrusted to us the letters and postcards he had received in the period of going public with the Article 112 amendment proposal ten years ago.
A public lecture about the lese majeste law by a scholar who spearheaded the movement to amend the law ten years ago.
Objects do the double work of personally aiding the memory as well as politically aiding the memorialization of important historical figures.