© 2018 thai rath (new york) – the thai government should halt further executions and publicly resume its de facto moratorium on the use of the death penalty, human rights watch said today thai authorities executed a 26-year-old man by lethal injection on june 18, 2018, the country’s first execution since august 2009. Uncertain future for death penalty in thailand it’s been almost 8 years since the last execution here in thailand, yet the future of the death penalty remains a mystery those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the fact that no one has been executed for eight years. Execution in thailand after a person has been sentenced to death, he is transferred to bang kwang central prison in nonthaburi province, just to the north of bangkok this is the only place in thailand with a death row and an execution chamber. He was the 8 th death penalty prisoner aged over 65 to be executed in the united states since 2015 and he was the oldest death penalty prisoner to be executed since the reintroduction of the death penalty in 1976. When thailand announced on monday night that it had carried out its first execution in nine years, the news was met with shock the country had refrained from imposing the death penalty since the lethal injection of two drug dealers in 2009 it had also repeatedly pledged to look into ditching.
“thailand’s resumed use of the death penalty marks a major setback for human rights,” said brad adams, asia director “the thai government’s many pledges about moving toward abolishing. Amnesty international thailand’s claim that there is no evidence the death penalty has any deterrent effect was challenged by angry thai netizens who support retaining capital punishment and.
If the death penalty is maintained, the state should take all measures necessary, including legislative action, to ensure that it is limited to the most serious crimes, such as acts carried out with the intention of killing. For thailand, the last death penalty was administered in august 2009 and if no execution is carried out by 2019, the death penalty in thailand will effectively be suspended, ms pitikarn said. Amnesty international thailand’s claim that there is no evidence the death penalty has any deterrent effect was challenged by angry thai netizens who support retaining capital punishment and rebuked the group for protecting “evil criminals.
Paris - bangkok, 21 march 2005: the international federation for human rights (fidh) and union for civil liberty (ucl), its member organisation in thailand, today issue a report on the death penalty in thailand fidh is a federation of 141 human rights organizations in 100 countries. Thailand- thai authorities executed a 26-year-old man by lethal injection on june 18, 2018, the country’s first execution since august 2009 the corrections department stated that the execution of theerasak longji, who was found guilty of aggravated murder six years ago, reflected thailand’s standpoint that “focuses on protecting society, rather than the rights and freedoms [. Under the law of thailand, death sentence is imposable upon 35 crimes, including murder and drug trafficking thailand is one of the 58 countries that sanction capital punishment thailand is one of the 58 countries that sanction capital punishment. The committee is also concerned about the large number of cases in which the death penalty has been imposed (arts 6-7) the state party should consider abolishing the death penalty and acceding to the second optional protocol to the covenant, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty.
Thailand’s delegate responded that the death penalty did not violate international human rights norms because there was no international consensus that the death penalty must be abolished however, safeguards were appropriate to ensure that application of the death penalty abides by international norms.
Thailand- thai authorities executed a 26-year-old man by lethal injection on june 18, 2018, the country’s first execution since august 2009. The ultimate legal instrument rejecting the death penalty is the second optional protocol of the international covenant on civil and political rights which has been ratified by 54 countries 78 countries retain the death penalty, among them thailand.
Capital punishment is a legal penalty in thailand under the law of thailand , death sentence is imposable upon 35 crimes, including murder and drug trafficking thailand is one of the 58 countries that sanction capital punishment. In a human rights council notice addressed to thailand: “ death penalty while welcoming the de facto moratorium on executions, the committee reiterates its concern that domestic law punishes with the death penalty crimes relating to corruption, bribery and drugs, which do not meet the threshold of the “most serious crimes” within the.