Send postcards to #FreePai

Posted February 7, 2017

Thai student-activist Pai Boonpattararaksa remains in detention on charges related to a BBC Thai article he shared on Facebook.

Thai student-activist Jatupat (Pai) Boonpattararaksa is currently in pre-trial detention for sharing an article on Facebook. Join us in lifting Pai’s spirits by sending him a postcard.

We invite everyone to write brief, encouraging messages to Pai. The message should be non-political (“Thinking of you”, or “Wishing you well”, for example). In order to show the Thai authorities Pai’s international support, please include the name of your university (if applicable) and country. Postcards can be mailed to:

Jatupat (Pai) Boonpattararaksa
Khon Kaen Special Correctional Institution
117 Sri Chant Road
Tambon Nai Muang
Amphur Muang
Khon Kaen 40000


Want to build more support for Pai? Consider taking a photo with/of your postcard and posting it to social media. Use the hashtag #FreePai and tag @ScholarsAtRisk and other NGOs participating in this effort: Protection International (@ProtectionInt), Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (@lawyercenter2014), and iLaw (@iLawclub).

In Categories: Advocacy Opportunities