Sirikan Charoensiri

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Sirikan Charoensiri (@JCharoensiri), known as Attorney June, is a co-founder of Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, currently serving as Deputy Director and International Advocacy Lead. She was a 2018 recipient of the International Women of Courage Award from the U.S. State Department. Thai Lawyers for Human Rights is an NGO founded in the aftermath of the military coup in 2014 to provide pro-bono legal aid to those charged and/or prosecuted for their political expression, including youth and children. It also documents human rights violations related to civil and political rights nationwide. Due to her representation in military court of pro-democracy student activists in 2015, June received threats and judicial harassment by high-ranking police officers and faced several sets of criminal charges. The Women of Courage Award is among the international recognitions she and TLHR have received for their work. She is also on LinkedIn.

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