23 killed, 768 injured from PDRC “Bangkok Shutdown” protest

The number of deaths and injuries from political violence all over the country from Nov 30 last year to Feb 28 has been put at 23 killed and 768 hurt, according the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Erawan centre. PDRC chief, Mr. Suthep Thaugsuban, had better remember that if it wasn’t because of his political ambition to […]

Is the Thai Election Commission neutral or bias?

The Election Commission (EC) welcomed a move for dialogue between the two main conflicting groups in Thailand’s four-month political impasse. EC Chairman Mr. Supachai Somcharoen called on caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra and anti-democracy movement chief Suthep Thaugsuban to avoid setting preconditions, a critical factor that could jeopardise negotiations. EC senior member Mr. Somchai […]

Thailand left behind: political crisis

The country has seen much conflict from the dazzling lights of Bangkok to the Deep South of insurrection-torn provinces. Political crisis has reduced society’s trust in the opposition, which is led by the Democrat Party and its PDRC mob. The system of Government, on the rails of democracy, has been the target of neo-fascism. In […]

Press Freedom caught in the PDRC mob trap

FCCT POSITION ON MEDIA INTIMIDATION The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand is a journalists’ club which has a policy of strict neutrality in any political conflict. However, the club’s professional membership will speak out when the principles of freedom of expression and media freedom are threatened. In this light, the professional membership of the FCCT […]