Thai Commander-in-Chief welcomes Yingluck to Army HQ

Commander-in-Chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha welcomed Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok. Check out my iReport and photos on CNN.  

People’s Power Alliance demand resignation of NHRC chair

Red Shirt group rallied at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and called on members, specially Amara Pongsapich (Chairperson), to resign en masse for its “distorted” conclusion on the 2010 political protest. Pongpisit Kongsena, leader of the People’s Power Alliance, spoke through a loudspeaker, charging the NHRC members with tarnishing the commission’s […]

Thailand expresses interest in Indian Defense Industry

With Thailand expressing its interest in India‘s defence industry and the Indian defence minister scheduled to visit Thailand next month, defence ties between both the countries are likely to get stronger. A joint statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Thai counterpart Yingluck Shinawatra after their bilateral meeting here Thursday, said: “Thailand expressed interest in […]

Troubled Times for Abhisit Vejjajiva

In early May, the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) filed two more charges related to the vicious army crackdown of Red Shirt demonstrators which resulted in almost 100 people dead. The charges are against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy Suthep Thaugsuban. Abhisit and Suthep, then director of the Centre for the Resolution […]

Anti-RedShirt Foreigners Do Not Know About Democracy

The Pheu Thai Party has repeated its call for Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva to take responsibility for the violent end to the red-shirt protests in 2010. The third anniversary of the May 19 crackdown is an emotional time for those who lost a loved one and the people who were injured by sniper bullets. Anti-RedShirt […]

Rejecting Anti-Democratic Regime

Components of an anti-democratic regime is not only visible but thriving in Thailand. There are still many pockets of neo-fascism and Thais wanting a feudal-style political arena. These factions are primarily holed in Bangkok and scattering influences outside of Thailand. Their anti-democracy beliefs are championed by their leaders, many who are very influential corporate captains […]

Army-Sponsored 2007 Constitution of Thailand

Let us have a brief look at the Constitution. 1. In 2006, the army removed the then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra from his elected position. The electoral process, that is based on a democratic system, was ignored by the army, the Democrat Party and the neo-fascists groups. 2. The initial drafting of the Constitution took […]

Thailand’s Partnership with the US: Dr. Surapong and John Kerry

The remarks of US Secretary Kerry and Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul at the Treaty Room in Washington D.C. SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you very much. It’s my great pleasure to welcome Foreign Minister Surapong from Thailand here. Let me first congratulate him, congratulate His Majesty, the King of Thailand, who […]

Democrats and Neo-Fascists Condemn Yingluck’s Speech about Democracy and Human Rights

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 […]

Thai Criminal Court concludes Friendly Fire during 2010 Crackdown

Thailand’s Criminal Court inquest concluded that friendly fire killed an Army private during the 2010 crackdown of Red Shirt demonstrators in front of the National Memorial. The criminal court said that Private Narongrit Sala from the Second Battalion of the Ninth Infantry Division was killed by a high-velocity bullet fired from one of the troops. […]

Abhisit Vejjajiva: Falsehood of Democracy

“She (Yingluck Shinawatra) should clearly distinguish her roles as a sister and the prime minister. She may feel sorry for her brother being overthrown from power, but that’s a personal matter. It is also not right to defend her brother, who is a fugitive wanted by the Thai authorities,” said Democrat Party chief Abhisit. Former Prime […]

Sincerity Through Action – Deep South Thailand

Yingluck Shinawatra said that the peace process is necessary and time is a vital factor in paving the way towards improving the situation in the deep south. The dialogue will at least help authorities tackle the problem. Thailand’s southern provinces, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat, has been troubled with the attempts by militants at a high cost […]

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 the Master Spinner of Lies and Brutality

Abhisit believes in what he wants to believe. Too often he spins webs of deceit, only to believe in his own lie. He is convincing to some, specially with his British accent and his articulate manners when he’s outside of Thailand. But many are not easily fooled by Abhisit’s attitude. They see through the contradictory […]

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 […]

Thailand Overcoming Bouts of Fascism

General Boonlert Kaewprasit, the former leader of Pitak Siam (Protect Siam) and a retired Thai military officer left his smudge on the history of Thailand for his neo-fascist goals and the violent rally in Bangkok on November 24, 2012. He called for the removal of Prime Minister’s government, initially through military intervention, and when the […]

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 […]