The Nation responds to junta for detaining its journalist

The Nation’s letter to NCPO chief
…We also call on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in his capacity as NCPO chief, to consider Pravit’s release as soon as possible, as well as to disclose the location where he is being held. We believe he should be allowed visits from members of his family and his supervisors, so they can be assured of his well-being, and that he be granted access to a lawyer…

Sansern claims Pravit summoned as individual, not journalist
…Sansern said Pravit had violated an agreement he had made with the NCPO after he was summoned last year.
He was called in this time because of what he posted on Facebook, the spokesman said without elaborating. Although it was Pravit’s personal account, he seemed to “think loudly in order to spread his message”. The message was “provocative and divisive”, Sansern said.

NCPO claims Pravit’s detention justified
The National Council for Peace and Order Monday defended the detention of The Nation’s reporter Pravit Rojanaphruk, saying he had disseminated information in a way that was not in accordance with the guideline for keeping peace and order.
But NCPO spokesman Col Winthai Suvari did not provide details of specific incidents that Pravit had disseminated such information…

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3 Responses to The Nation responds to junta for detaining its journalist

  1. Wiz says:

    Big Tok going to deal with those Anti Junta movements with rude words after Thai Journalist Association gone mad after the Nation Journalist who has taken side with PT_UDD men along with Netired being detained

  2. Wiz says:

    More unmasking to those Thai journalists who take side with Ai Maew in exchange for advertising money and other perks – those One News channel which is one branch of Dailynews despite of the fact that one faction of Hetrakun who run Dailynews have disowned this channel

    Big Too condemning Thai Press Council for the failure for self regulation due to their attitude that the flies will never go against the flies while Thai press council and Thai press association have taken side with those who want to be Robespierre of Thailand

    the Nation Journalist (Ai Pravit) who take side with PT-UDD men and Nitired being grilled by Junta – Ai Keng and Ai Phichai will be released soon

  3. Wiz says:

    Khun Kanok said many officers in the Nation Group have become alienated with the Nation Group who keeps protecting Ai Pravit who keep abusing media freedom by airing his defiance against Social Norms of Thai people including the anti monarchy rhetoric – this alienation of Nation Group is going to pressures Nation Group board to find the way to remove Ai Pravit once for all

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