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Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, right, pictured with former Deputy Premier Suthep Thaugsuban in 2010. Pic: AP.

Thai court dismisses murder charges against Abhisit and Suthep

By Fri, Aug 29, 2014 7:00AM UTC Comments Off Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, right, pictured with former Deputy Premier Suthep Thaugsuban in 2010. Pic: AP.

Thailand's Criminal Court has dismissed murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then-Deputy pPM Suthep Thuagsuban for their roles in the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010. ...

Red shirt activist accuses Thai military of ‘torture’ during detainment

By Mon, Aug 04, 2014 8:34AM UTC Comments Off Thai red shirt activist Kritsuda Khunasem during on YouTube interview, in which she accuses the Thai military junta of torture during her detainment in June 2014. (Screenshot: YouTube)

A young Thai activist for the red shirt movement, who was detained by the military junta shortly after the coup under suspicious circumstances and released after much public attention about her whereabouts, has accused that she was physically assaulted and mentally abused during her detention. ...

Reds unlikely to up the ante unless the government is removed from office

By Wed, May 14, 2014 3:00PM UTC Comments Off Reds unlikely to up the ante unless the government is removed from office

In the aftermath of the removal of the Yingluck government, there has been a question about what will the reds do. There was a protest on the weekend at Aksa Road, however, it is not a full-on protest. It is more of a partial show of force. The location of Aksa Road is because (a)...

Bangkok faces crisis from competing rallies

By Sat, Apr 05, 2014 11:40AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

Tens of thousands of opposition and government supporters generate potential for trouble writes Asia Sentinel. Bangkok faces a growing crisis Saturday as tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands of frustrated “Red Shirt” supporters of the government and equal numbers of opponents descend on the city for mass rallies. Suthep Thaugsuban, the secretary general of the People’s...

Red shirts rally in Bangkok ahead of Constitution Court ruling

By Wed, Nov 20, 2013 10:36AM UTC Comments Off

There have been a number of protest held by the reds to support the government ever since the Democrats changed their strategy from simply trying to kill the Amnesty Bill to try to bring down the government. These protests have been been on the outskirts of Bangkok and in major cities in the North and the...

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