How to Call out Legally: A Case of Calling out toward the Government Administration on the Coronavirus Outbreak

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Umaporn Sitthiburanaya

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This article aims to study and to analyze about people’ call out especially in famous people or influencers in Thai society regarding government administration in the situation of Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in a sense of illegality. The Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand B.E. 2560 and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), as one of the members of ICCPR, has laid down the principle which Thai people have the right to express independently. However, it does not mean that the freedom of expression can be done without exception. Those acts must be underneath the law framework enacted by the constitution of the kingdom of Thailand in protecting people’ rights or liberties, maintaining peace or good morals, or protecting public health, including opinion expression. It mentioned that opinion expression must be under the Criminal Code which is a law protecting people’ rights, peace, or morals of people. Therefore, the call out for expressing opinions about the government administration can be done by Thais within the law framework.


 

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Sitthiburanaya, U. . (2022). How to Call out Legally: A Case of Calling out toward the Government Administration on the Coronavirus Outbreak. ARU Research Journal Humanities and Social Sciences, 9(1), 163–176. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/rdi-aru/article/view/257809
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