Thai group launches overseas movement to fight coup
A powerful video 😦 — It serves as a reminder for all, even in Thailand, what can happen if peace is not achieved.
A group of right wing academics named Siam Prachapiwat declared the Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra Government’s caretaker status now over, as 30 days have passed since the Feb 2 general election. The group, which is campaigning to protect the monarchy, said the Caretaker Government can no longer claim any legitimacy to remain in office under the […]
It was reported on Thursday that the “guards” from People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) had assaulted and illegally detained a man who works in an agency of the Government. The assailants’ reasons are unknown but this is not the first time random assault on the public has been made. Despite the growing violence committed by […]
Thai Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra vowed on Monday not to resign despite the continuing pressure from anti-democracy street mob protests. The army chief reiterated that the military has no plan to intervene to end the political stalemate. Ms. Yingluck calls upon dialogue and peace, and appeals on all sides to stop the violence. “I […]
Violence erupted in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, yesterday when the Thai Royal Police tried to disperse anarchists and members of the so-called People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC). After failed negotiations and consultations between the police and the unrepentant fascist leaders of PDRC and former MPs of the Democrat Party, the police moved in to uphold the […]
British Ambassador to Thailand Mark Andrew Geoffrey Kent has expressed concerns over the impact of escalating political turmoil in Thailand. Kent met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House to discuss the growing wave of anti-government demonstrations and the seizures of government offices. The ambassador said the British government opposes the occupations of […]
Violence against journalists is an attack on accountability. That was what happened today. A German freelance journalist was attacked by the Democrat-led mob in Bangkok. Recommended Read: CNN iReport news. Democrat MP, Chumpon Junsai (Suthep’s close aide), announced on stage that Nick Nostitz is “Reds journalist” & urged crowd to kick him out — Sunai […]
The cat is out of the bag, so to speak. Suthep, an ex-MP for the Democrat Party today demanded for absolute monarchy in Thailand. This is a complete contradiction to the objectives of the Democrat Party and what the Opposition Leader, Abhisit, has been saying all this while. Does it come as a complete shock? […]
Through these discussions, the forum aims to build momentum and contribute ideas and actions towards the deliberations of the post-2015 Development Agenda and ongoing review of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals, of which the Royal Thai Government is a proud participant. HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha (Ambassador to Austria and the United Nations Office in Vienna […]
Rubber farmers in Thailand took to the streets again on Monday to demand that the government buy their produce at prices higher than the market, rejecting a subsidy offered last month and threatening violence if their demands are not met. Around 300 rubber farmers gathered in Bang-saphan district, around 300 km (190 miles) south of […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stated that the government is keen on promoting human rights, while affirming that human trafficking will be her main focus. During the “PM Yingluck Meets the People” program on NBT, the Premier mentioned about her official trip to Switzerland, saying she expressed her desire to be a member of the […]
These are the photographs of the rubber protests which led to violence. I pray to Lord Buddha to heal those who were wounded during the riots and I pray that their families remain steadfast to patience.
In 2010, with the army crackdown and street protests in motion, Ms. Amara Pongsapich the Chairwoman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), presented flowers to the then-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. Ms. Amara’s lack of neutrality has caused outrage among civil society, human rights defenders and the families of the victims who were killed by army […]
Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Yingluck Shinawatra, greeted by senior officers of the Royal Thai Armed Forces and officials of the Ministry of Defence. More pixs at my iReport CNN.
In 2011, unprecedented floods in Thailand cost its economy US$45 billion, according to the World Bank, and triggered disruptions to many global supply chains. There are many economical challenges that affects countries in the region. The Government of Thailand is determined to overcome them with considerations such as bridging the gap between the rich and poor and […]
Central World. Bangkok. The scene of a small demonstration by the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) who comprise mainly of self-proclaimed royalists and communists, both groups wearing the Guy Fawkes masks.
The 2013 Global Peace Index report analyses the state of peace around the world, identifying trends in violence and conflict, as well as the key drivers of peace. The 2013 Global Peace Index (GPI) shows that the world has become less peaceful, with a sharp rise in the number of homicides worldwide. The world has […]
Democrats, people with ultra devotion to neo-fascism, Yellow Shirts and some reporters with extremist views are attacking Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her speech about democracy. Yingluck speech made in reference to democracy and human rights is available HERE. The haters on Facebook and Twitter have called Yingluck a “whore” and placed her in the […]