Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal

Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal is a Thai student activist, librarian, conscientious objector, publisher, and author.
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Opinion: Biden resets our perception of the US but will it last?

Yesterday, Joe Biden was sworn into office ending Donald Trump's tumultuous four years in office. In his time as president, Trump exercised...

Opinion: Samyan MitrTown protest shows corporate greed has destroyed our public spaces

The scenes were shocking. Officers moved into arrest unarmed activists conducting a peaceful protest at Victory Monument. The protesters were beaten and...

Opinion: Do not let the martyrs of Hong Kong fall in vain

Last week, dozens of Hong Kong activists were arrested and had their homes raided for violating the Beijing-imposed National Security Act.

Opinion: Spare a thought for Joshua, Agnes, and Ivan this Christmas and show them solidarity

Just earlier this month, Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam were sentenced to jail for participating in pro-democracy protests in Hong...

Opinion: The fight against school uniforms is an important intellectual struggle

This December 2, Thai society was made aware of the grievances against school uniforms and uniformity in general when students across the...

Opinion: I stand by my friend Joshua Wong and the people of Hong Kong

On Monday, Joshua Wong was convicted along with two other pro-democracy leaders in Hong Kong of violating the law and holding an...

Opinion: Thailand needs more people like Ekkachai Hongkangwan

Three people have been arrested and charged with Article 110 of the criminal code for infringing on Her Majesty the Queen's freedom....

Opinion: The government may jail Francis but we are all Francis now

I only just met Francis , we joined together in some events on the afternoon of August 14. Now he is facing...

Opinion: Chula-Samyan was just named coolest neighborhood, what was the author thinking?

Last week, Time Out Magazine called the Chula-Samyan the coolest neighborhood in ASEAN and the 115 coolest neighborhoods in the world. It...

Opinion: Thailand’s free people stand with the people of Belarus, we hope they stand with us too

This weekend's protests were the largest in Thailand in six years with organizers saying more than 100,000 people showing up. The protesters...

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Reflections on our one year anniversary and Marty Baron’s retirement

On Tuesday, Marty Baron announced his retirement from journalism. Readers may best know Baron from the film Spotlight where he was played...

Opinion: DJ Matoom and the fiasco surrounding him is everything that is wrong with Thailand

If you haven’t heard, a Thai celebrity flouted quarantine rules, caught covid, and spread it at a celebrity party to his friends,...

Thailand wants to attract foreign film productions, here is what the government can do

The Ministry of Tourism this week said that it plans to attract over 3 billion baht in revenue from foreign film productions...

Anutin defends government’s vaccine strategy; thanks Thanathorn

Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Tuesday addressed the questions from the opposition over the government’s coronavirus vaccine plan.In...