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Treason Charge: Night Of Protest In Bangkok

Treason Charge: Night Of Protest In Bangkok

Hundreds of protesters marched from the Thai capital Bangkok’s Pathumwan intersection to the German embassy on Sunday to submit a petition in response to a recent court ruling which determined that calls for reform of the institution was akin to treason. It was the largest protest the country has seen in months. Media reports said: The demonstrators gathered in response[Read More…]

by 15/11/2021 Comments are Disabled World
Students in Thailand wage epic protests against the monarchy

Students in Thailand wage epic protests against the monarchy

College and high school students began to hit the streets in February 2020, angered at the government outlawing the only opposition party in parliament — the Future Forward Party. When Covid-19 struck and all schools were shut down, the rebellion stalled. But not for long. Deepening anger at suppression of free speech and mounting economic need erupted in mid-July as[Read More…]

by 29/01/2021 Comments are Disabled World
The 2020 youth uprising in Thailand

The 2020 youth uprising in Thailand

Note: From a pro-democracy stand-point, this article attempts to provide some basic background for people who might not know much about Thai politics and who may be confused or alarmed by the current wave of protest that is confronting the Thai government (junta) and also the Monarchy itself. The aim is thus to increase understanding around the world that, right[Read More…]

by 25/10/2020 Comments are Disabled World
Reform monarchy, demands biggest protest in years in Thailand

Reform monarchy, demands biggest protest in years in Thailand

Tens of thousands of people recently massed close to Thailand’s royal palace demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, a former army chief who led a coup in 2014. The protests took place on the anniversary of a 2006 coup that ousted ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra. A major rally calling for PM Chan-O-Cha to step down gathered outside the[Read More…]

by 25/09/2020 Comments are Disabled World