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Wound, Disability and Crackdown on Protest in Thailand Wound, disability and crackdown on protest in Thailand

Some of the dead became heroes and some were treated like criminals, while those who did not die have to live with their wounds and disabilities.

hanathorn Juangroongruangkit Dissolution of Future Forward Party is a blow to democracy in Thailand

The Future Forward Party, the third largest in Thailand, was dissolved by the constitutional court on February 21. This is the latest measure against forces that have been opposing the military’s intervention in democracy in the country

2 Thailand shooting candlelight vigil Nakhon Ratchasima shooting: Thais gather for candlelight vigil, demand army chief’s resignation

Is it alleged that the attack has its roots in the problem of businesses inside the military and the use of state land, as well as abuses of power by commanding officers.

Run against democracy,Thailand Thousands join the ‘Run against Dictatorship’ in Thailand

Bangkok’s Wachirabenchathat (Roi Fai) park reverberated with ‘Prayuth, get out!’ and ‘long live democracy’ slogans as participants of the run demanded the restoration of democracy in Thailand and an end to the rule of former military general, Prayuth Chan-ocha

SPFT Thailand 1 “Our children, born amid the struggle, are our future”

The Southern Peasants’ Federation of Thailand (SPFT), a landless peasants’ organization, organized a Children’s Day event for the children of its militants

P-move_Thailand protest_SPFT [In Pictures] Thai peasants’ federations fight for democracy and land rights

The federations have come together under the banner of ‘People’s Movement for a Just Society’, to demand an end to the killings of farmers and the witch-hunting of peasants’ organizations

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 22

This episode looks at the anti-military protests in Sudan, recent developments in Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission, and Guatemala’s March for Dignity, Life, and Justice.

Thai human rights watchdog turns against its commissioner, activists cry foul

Angkhana Neelapaijit is under investigation for being “biased” against the ruling junta, the National Council for Peace and Order

Thai elections see a contest between entrenched junta and resurgent people

Over the past five years, the junta has put in place a constitution which consolidates its position in the governance. However, a series of protests and the emergence of a new political force indicates that resistance will continue to attempts by the military to maintain its power

Dissident Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi released from detention in Thailand

Hakeem al-Araibi, who was given asylum in Australia in 2014, was persecuted for his criticism of the Bahraini government’s suppression of protests in 2011. His was detained in Thailand for 76 days following an extradition request by the Bahrain

Thailand’s military junta caves in to popular pressure, calls for elections on March 24

After six postponements since 2015, when the elections were promised, and endless protests, the government finally called for polls. The latest round of protests were held in January

Thailand’s 2014 coup & call for democracy

Thailand is currently ruled by NCPO, which is the military junta.

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