BANGKOK (AP) — A law professor leading a campaign to reform laws concerning Thailand’s monarchy says he was assaulted by two men at the Bangkok university where he teaches. Assistant Professor Worachet Pakeerut said the men punched him in the face in a Thammasat University parking lot Wednesday. The unknown assailants then fled by motorcycle....
by Lisa Gardner January 27, 2012. At the gates of Thammasat University, Thailand’s ultra-royalists arrive: with effigies in tow. The ultra-royalists have stuffed, with twigs, a scarecrow: black pants and a sallow grey shirt with double pockets and small black buttons, tied taut at the cuffs. Ropes help to create a bulbous waist, a plump...
By Saksith Saiyasombut “Tongue-Thai’ed!” encapsulates the most baffling, amusing, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures – in short: everything we hear that makes us go “Huh?!”. Check out all past entries here. Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha is by a stretch the most outspoken highest-ranked military officer in recent history....
BP saw a similar photo in the papers the other day and have been meaning to blog on it. It is of a group of journalism students at Thammasat University protesting against Nitirat as seen from the below photo: Caption: Former and current journalism students rally at Thammasat University against (!) proposals of the Nitirat’s...
By Saksith Saiyasombut The debates over the Nitirat group’s proposals to amend the constitution and the lèse majesté law have become considerably heated and in parts downright ugly over the past weeks. Thammasat University became the venue and the center of controversy as most of the lectures of the group (consisting of 7 Thammasat law lectures)...
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