Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal

Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal is a Thai student activist, librarian, conscientious objector, publisher, and author.
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Opinion: Spare a thought for our friends in jail during the holidays

If we think back to the last year at Siam Square when the government deployed water cannons against high school students, we can remember...

Opinion: Universities must also become an outlet for students voices

This week, faculty at Chiang Mai University seized the artwork of several students for their political nature setting off a national firestorm about the...

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 great power...

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 dragged off...

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.Other images of...

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 Kong. Agnes...

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 country went...

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 illegal assembly...

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. If found...

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 life imprisonment...

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