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 […]

Unchallenged, PDRC guards assaulting public

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 […]

More court postponement on prosecution of PAD for terrorism

The Criminal Court of Thailand has postponed until Dec 2, once again, the examination of evidence and testimonies from the 96 People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) defendants charged in eight separate cases over the seizure of Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports in November and December 2008. They are charged with offences including terrorism, illegal assembly, use […]

FATF Removed Thailand From “Financing of Terrorism” List

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has agreed to remove Thailand from its list of nations identified as Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) deficient. Justice Minister Police General Pracha Promnok indicated that Thailand is no longer on the FATF’s blacklist, given its progress in addressing the AML/CFT deficiencies. In addition, […]