Military junta in Thailand
Protests continue in Thailand demanding the recall of lèse-majesté law

The contentious provision that is at the heart of the protests is Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code or the lèse-majesté law which criminalizes a broad range of actions concerning defamation or insult to the monarchy and the larger royal family.

Protests surge in Thailand surge as govt. faces no-confidence motion

A no-confidence motion has been moved against prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his colleagues, including public health minister Anutin Charnvirakul, for mishandling the COVID-19 pandemic

Thousands protest against Thailand government’s mishandling of the pandemic

The protests against the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic also marked a year of agitations against the government of Prayuth Chan-o-cha and the law against insulting the monarchy

Several injured as Thai police crackdown on protesters and other stories

Today in the Daily Round-up we take a look at the police crackdown on protesters in Thailand, the plans presented by progressive candidate Andres Arauz during the presidential debate in Ecuador, the life and activism of the late Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi, and the ongoing anti-government protests in Paraguay

Dozens injured and face charges as Thai police use indiscriminate force on protesters again

At least 33 people, including three journalists, were reportedly injured in the indiscriminate police firing of rubber bullets on Saturday. 16 protesters were also slapped with charges

16 injured as Thai police attack demonstration in support of detained activists

Police used rubber bullets, water cannons, tear gas and baton charges against the nearly 2,000 people who marched to protest the continued detention of four activists under the country’s harsh lese majeste (insult to monarchy) laws

The Thai uprising against the military-monarchical complex

Thai intellectual and writer Giles Ungpakorn talks to Vijay Prashad on the massive protests that are currently on in Thailand demanding reform of the monarchy and restoration of democracy

Protesting Thai students call for prime minister’s resignation and reforms to monarchy

Thousands of students participated in anti-government demonstrations at the Thammasat University near Bangkok on Tuesday. Students have been protesting for the past few days demanding reforms