A non-government group has attacked Labour Minister Chalerm Yubamrung and drug officials for failing to observe the rights of a teenage actress who was photographed while allegedly smoking crystal methamphetamine.
Jaded Chouwilai, director of the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation, said he felt uncomfortable when he saw the teen actress sitting in a press conference chaired by Mr Chalerm on Friday.
He said she was only 16 and her rights were protected by the 2003 Child Protection Act. She should not have been paraded in public.
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