Two Thai soldiers arrested for illegal possession of weapons, ammunition in Bangkok

Two army soldiers were arrested in possession of two guns and a large amount of ammunition late on Sunday night night at a police security checkpoint on Lang Suan road in Pathumwan district near Lumpini Park, according to media reports on Monday. The arrest was made after police from the Metropolitan Police Division 5 stopped […]

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, […]

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 […]

Unbecoming of a Thai Monk

Phra Buddha Issara is a Thai Buddhist monk of great political controversy. ‎This daring ambitious man reminds us of another another monk who flew around in a private jet sporting a branded handbag and is a fugitive on the run from the Thai law. Some Thai monks have grown either attached to their comfort with […]

UN Sec-Gen office statement on situation of Thailand

New York, 27 November 2013 – Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Thailand The Secretary-General has followed closely the events in Thailand over the last few weeks and is concerned by the rising political tensions in Bangkok.  The Secretary-General calls on all sides to exercise the utmost restraint, refrain from the use of violence and […]

The wolf in sheep’s wool: Suthep

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? […]

Suthep creates Kangaroo Court for vigilante justice

Democrat Party leader, Suthep Thaugsuban, has given his ultimatum to the Pheu Thai party during a rally speech at the Democracy Monument. Suthep demands that the Amnesty Bill be completely eliminated from the government by 6 pm on November 11. Suthep further stated that a “people’s court” would be established in the middle of Ratchadamnoen […]