Dr Alexandra Dalferro was Visiting Fellow at the Thailand Studies Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.
Articles by Alexandra Dalferro (4)
Thailand’s Digital Divide: Leave No One Behind
Thailand has a developed Internet and digital infrastructure which has helped many Thais tide through the privations of Covid-19. But more can be done to extend such services to more Thais, particularly those from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
The ‘People’s Court’ Supports and Celebrates Marriage Equality in Thailand
Amidst greater popular awareness of the struggles faced by LGBTQIA+ individuals in Thailand, activists are challenging Thai laws restricting marriage to heterosexual couples as being unconstitutional. While significant progress on human rights is unlikely to occur under the current government, Thai citizens are using their voices to call for change.
Princess Sirivannavari’s Textile Initiative and Royal Power: Will Thai People Take the Hook?
A textile motif designed by Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, the daughter of King Vajiralongkorn, is becoming popular across Thailand, raising questions about the power and purchase of the monarchy.
Threat to Amnesty International Reflects Climate of Repression in Thailand
The recent move to expel Amnesty International from Thailand is yet another indicator of the growing influence of the ultra-royalist political faction in Thailand.