The Thai National Human Rights Commission (; ; NHRC) was established on July 13, 2001 as a national human rights institution. From its inception to May 31, 2005, it received a total of 2,148 complaints of which 1,309 had already been investigated, 559 were still in the process of investigation, and 209 were in the process of gathering evidence. These complaints covered not only civil and political rights but also other spheres of rights including economic, social and cultural rights.
The inception of the Commission came after a clash (known as “Black May”) between pro-democracy demonstrators and the military in May 1992 which resulted in severe casualties. A resolution... Read More