Democracy: Thaksin Speaks to the Masses

Former Thai Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, spoke live via satellite to the supporters and defenders of democracy. The rally was held in conjunction with the anniversary of the Bangkok Crackdown in 2010, in which former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva sanctioned the shooting of Red Shirt demonstrators. The crackdown resulted in over 95 people killed and […]

Asia’s Most Powerful Women 2012

Across Asia, women are climbing the ranks, whether it be through business or politics. Asia’s high-powered business women have been on FORBES’s radar, with the list of Asia’s 50 Power Business Womenin February. However while CEOs like Zhang Xin of Soho China and Chua Sock Koong of SingTel are making waves with their business skills, Asian women shouldn’t be boxed into one base […]

The List: Five Governments That Deserve to Fail

The List: Five Governments That Deserve to Fail The leader: Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Why he’s got to go: Politicking when he should be governing. Aiding the poor through the downturn should be a bigger priority than scrapping with rivals. The story: Thailand has been in a state of political turmoil since 2006, when a military coup ousted […]

Boonmee Rermsuk, RIP but not in Bangkok

The Bangkok Criminal Court stated following the inquest that it lacked enough evidences and information to determine who shot a Red-Shirt demonstrator, Mr. Boonmee Rermsuk. On May 14 2010, during the crackdown ordered by Abhisit, Mr. Boonme was shot with a .223-caliber bullet at his stomach and died of blood infection months later in July. The Thai […]

Thailand Justice

Abstract Thoughts about our Thailand

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google Share on Linkedin Share by email Ohchr Sat, Dec 15 2012 05:42:01 0 likes  ·  0 comments #Thailand needs #justice for nearly 100 dead during #Abhisit‘s crackdown. He ordered live ammunition against protesters ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-89… Areva Aamy@ArevaAamy Sat, Dec 15 2012 02:48:18 ReplyRetweetFavorite #Abhisit […]

Abhisit Crushing of the Red Shirts in Bangkok 2010

Former Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, recently faced hard-hitting questions during his interview with BBC regarding the use of live ammunition during the crackdown of the “Red Shirt” protests in 2010. The aftermath left over 95 people dead and about 2,000 people injured in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. Abhisit’s government created a Truth and […]

BBC grilling Abhisit about his Involvement in the Crackdown 2010

Abhisit: Everybody knows what happened, and we are the ones that said that the judicial process has to run its course so that they were inquest into the death of the protesters and stand (you know) people who were there and uh…the has to be the accountability BBC: And that includes you because you were […]

Ex-PM Abhisit faces murder charges over Red Shirt crackdown in Bangkok

It is in the news today. Wonderful news. The former Prime Minister of Thailand, Abhisit, is to face a charge of murder over the death of a taxi driver. The victim was shot by the military during the crackdown of the Red Shirt rallies in 2010. Abhisit, who was responsible for the crackdown, must face […]

Conflicting Truths of Justice in Thailand

The Truth for Reconciliation Commission of Thailand (TRCT) was formed by the government of Abhisit Vejjajiva to look into the military violence in 2010. The military was summoned by Abhisit, who was the Prime Minister then, in the wake of the “Red Shirt” street protests in Bangkok. According to the declaration of protest, the Red […]

Snipers, Army and DSI – where is Justice?

The department of special investigation (DSI) plans to ask the army to produce firearms for examination. The firearms were used by “snipers” during the 2010 crackdown on the red-shirt allies. The army are denying that they had snipers, shooting the people on the roads of Bangkok. But this doesn’t explain why so many people died, […]