Wednesday was nothing short of high drama in Thai politics as Pita Limjaroenrat, the leader of the Move Forward Party, was also temporarily suspended from serving as a legislator by the Constitutional Court, just as parliamentarians were debating his eligibility to stand for the prime minister’s post
Water canons and a blockade met the protesters who sought to petition the King, calling for reforms and return to democracy. Protests have been going on in Thailand for months against the military junta and seeking reduction of royal power
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
Protesters had submitted an unsigned letter for prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to accept abuse of power. They also gave an ultimatum of three days to the government
Thailand’s police ordered a probe against four media outlets, a social media protest page and over 300,000 URLs, under emergency laws imposed last week
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
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.