Government designs 2-year human rights map

Pitikan Sithidej (centre) director general of the Rights and Liberties Protection Department of the Ministry of Justice, vowed at a seminar on Monday to wipe out the country's poor image on human rights. (Photo supplied)

The government has unveiled its plan for a two-year road map that outlines state and private efforts to level up human rights protection, securing its status as a national agenda item.

The equal and fair treatment of all people is something the government wants to see become a reality as it gears toward the much-promoted Thailand 4.0 era, a fourth industrial revolution that focuses on technological advancements and high-level services.

State agencies must "take action that they may have never imagined" to support measures related to human rights, Rights and Liberties Protection Department chief Pitikan Sithidej told a seminar Monday.

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