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Chulalongkorn University issued a statement apologizing to Jit Phumisak in the case of “Yonbok”.

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Student Council of the Faculty of Engineering Chulalongkorn University (KKU) issued a statement apologizing to “Jit Phumisak”, a former student of the Faculty of Arts, for the case of “Yonbok” after the 68th anniversary of the incident. to prevent violent incidents in the future

Today (28 Oct. 2021) Facebook page of the Faculty of Engineering Student Committee KU issued a statement apologizing to Mr. Chit Phumisak for the Yonbok case, with the following content:

On the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the “Yonbok” incident, Mr. Chit Phumisak, a former student of the Faculty of Arts and can be considered as “Progressive students” in that era. who have created a lot of works that are evident to Chulalongkorn University and Thai society But what rewards the goodness of Khun Chit that dignity turned into violence and injustice. From the case of a former student of the Faculty of Engineering, Mr. Jit Phumisak, a former student of the Faculty of Engineering, took down the stage of Chulalongkorn University Auditorium on October 28, 1953, simply because he tried to change the format of the university’s book on October 23 with a purpose. To change the university society that is mired in more progress.

This “Yon Bok” incident is a violent and infringement of humanity. that no one deserves this kind of violence at all. It also illustrates the consequences of authoritarian culture that legitimizes violence against dissenters. even if that person expresses his opinion peacefully and the culture that is free from the fault of the “Yonbok” perpetrator, Mr. Chit Phumisak was never reasonably punished but turned out to be Mr. Chit Phumsak that were unfairly suspended by the faculty and Chulalongkorn University And although the “Yon Bok” event has passed for more than 68 years, it cannot be denied that these cultures Neither violence against dissenters nor cultural impunity still occurs and exists in Thai society today.

Student Council of the Faculty of Engineering As a representative of the students of the Faculty of Engineering Therefore, I would like to take this opportunity to express my condolences and apologize for all the wrongs and injustices that happened to Mr. Chit Phumisak, who was violently abused in the “Yonbok” incident by a former student of the Faculty of Engineering on October 28. 1953 and apologized for the statement on the “Yon Bok” case by the Faculty of Engineering Student Committee, academic year 2020 on October 28, 2020, for neglecting the past violent incidents.

In this regard, the student committee of the Faculty of Engineering, Academic Year 2021 would like to express their stance that they do not agree with the statement. We welcome all criticisms of all incidents. and realized all the mistakes including condemning the violence that occurred and confirm that in any era or social context violence Whether it’s throwing land or throwing water They are all acts that violate human rights principles. and cannot be accepted at all

an apology to Mr. Chit this phumsak It will be a reminder of the injustice Khun Chit. Phumisak received from the event “Yon Bok” as well as a reminder to both students and people in society against violence. listen to different opinions peacefully Not ignorant of the culture of impunity. and respect for human rights The student committee of the Faculty of Engineering makes a commitment to supervise and opposing authoritarianism and unlawful culture within the Faculty of Engineering Chulalongkorn University In order to maintain the freedom and respect for the humanity that everyone should have. and prevent future incidents of violence and injustice like this one.

Let’s ridicule the hardships and hardships People still stand by the challenge.

Even if the dark sky is extinguished, the secret moon melts The stars still shine with faith, mocking the sky and the ground

Student Council of the Faculty of Engineering Chulalongkorn University

October 28, 2021

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