Once again PDRC chief uses hate speech

Suthep Thaugsuban is a man filled with loathing. He said on Thursday night at the PDRC rally site in Lumpini Park. “If you still do like this, your son will have to learn Kaag language.” His supporters cheered and blew their whistles in support. “Kaag” is a derogatory Thai word, usually used to describe Arabs, […]

Disgraced Thai Cartoonist Facing Defamation Charges

Cartoonist Somchai Katanyutanant, infamously known by both fans and readers by his pseudonym Chai Rachawat, reported to Metropolitan Police Division 1 on Monday morning to hear defamation charges filed against him by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Somchai is employed by Thai Rath, seen by many as a semi-tabloid newspaper. According to the news, “people turned up […]

Hate Against Yingluck

A perpetrator places a knife on a picture of Yingluck because of her family and her connections with the Pheu Thai party. Bias motivated threats and preconceived ill-feelings towards the Shinawatra family is largely confined to the Democrat Party and the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD). The Elites in Bangkok are determined to maintain the […]

A Threat to “Kill” Red Shirts

Following Facebook case, now a Twitter case of equally “Open & Blatant” threat to “Kill” Red Shirts. A post from Thai Journalism Watch, written by Terence Chulavachana, revealed the extent of hate speech of a Thai soldier who looks down upon the Red Shirts. In the post, Terence says: “I swear I will send bullets […]

Red Shirts Demonstrate against Sexist Cartoonist Somchai

Red Shirts Demonstrate against Sexist Cartoonist Somchai About 100 red-shirts rallied in front of the head office of Thai Rath newspaper on Vibhavadi Rangsit road on Tuesday afternoon, demanding action against cartoonist Somchai Katanyutanan, better known by his pen name Chai Ratchawat. The red-shirts, led by Chatchawal Kritchanasut and Jutipong Poommoon, demanded to know what action the […]

Contempt and Hate Speech against Women in Thailand

The International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. This year the celebration was held on March 3, 2013. But the rights of women continue to be mocked by chauvinistic attitudes of a small group of the Yellow Shirts over the past few years, and […]