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Northern Thais to Remember the Dead of 2010 Crackdown

United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship chair Tida Tawornseth is expected to lead the red shirts in performing a religious service and holding events to remember those killed during the violent crackdown that forcibly removed the UDD protesters from the protest site they had occupied for two months. Pol Sen Sgt Maj Pichit said the group […]

Red Shirts rally towards the Thai Parliament

Red Shirt members of the Radio Broadcasters for Democracy movement were heading to the parliament with the intention of submitting a letter to the senate speaker demanding the removal of the nine Constitution Court judges. As part of the Thai Government in freedom of peaceful assembly, the rally went on as planned, monitored by the […]

Democrats to issue more Lies

The Democrat Party continues to puzzle the Thai people with its political scandals, outbursts and antics. Apparently the Democrat Party wants to write to all the foreign ambassadors in Thailand to denounce Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s speech about democracy when she was attending the 7th Ministerial Conference on the Community of Democracies. Mr. Chawawanont (Democrat spokesman) […]

Defamation Suit against Somchai Katunyutanan

A LAWYER for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has filed a defamation suit against an influential cartoonist alleging he compared the premier to a prostitute in a Facebook post. Chai Rachawat, a cartoonist for a prominent daily newspaper, posted pictures of Ms Yingluck on Tuesday accompanied by the words “… a prostitute is not an […]

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. […]

Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra’s Speech in Mongolia

  Statement of Her Excellency Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand at the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 29 April 2013 ——————————–   Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Delegates to the Conference, Ladies and Gentlemen, I wish to begin by expressing my appreciation to His Excellency the President […]

Democracy: Thaksin Speaks to the Masses

Former Thai Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, spoke live via satellite to the supporters and defenders of democracy. The rally was held in conjunction with the anniversary of the Bangkok Crackdown in 2010, in which former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva sanctioned the shooting of Red Shirt demonstrators. The crackdown resulted in over 95 people killed and […]

The List: Five Governments That Deserve to Fail

The List: Five Governments That Deserve to Fail The leader: Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Why he’s got to go: Politicking when he should be governing. Aiding the poor through the downturn should be a bigger priority than scrapping with rivals. The story: Thailand has been in a state of political turmoil since 2006, when a military coup ousted […]

Yingluck Leadership in Question?

The minority political opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has tried to cast doubts about her capacity as premier and her ability to manage her Government. The 45 year old Prime Minister has achieved many of her 16-pointer campaign promises during the national election of 2011. So it is expected that the Democrat Party and foreign […]

2013 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX: Thailand and ASEAN

2013 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX: DASHED HOPES AFTER SPRING “The Press Freedom Index published by Reporters Without Borders does not take direct account of the kind of political system but it is clear that democracies provide better protection for the freedom to produce and circulate accurate news and information than countries where human rights are […]

Democrat Party’s Take on Preah Vihear

Democrat Party deputy leader Thaworn Senneam said that if the Government believed it has a good rapport and strong ties with the Cambodian Government, it should ask Phnom Penh to withdraw the case and settle out of court. This is an excepted reaction from Thaworn, who likes to simplify the matter because of his lack […]

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 […]

Bangkok Governor Election: Trouble in Democrat Paradise

Even those without any political inclination, are puzzled with the Democrat Party and its flip-flop attitude on the candidacy for Bangkok governor and the hyped election in 2013. The Democrats claim to have a healthy connection with Sukhumbhand Paribatra, who is the current governor. According to sources in the party, Abhisit and Apirak Kosayodhin are not […]

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 […]

Yingluck Meet Thai Muslim Women’s Group in Pattani

December 13 – Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met with members of the Women’s Development Fund in Pattani. Yingluck expressed her continued support in advocating women’s issues, placing emphasis on women participation in decision-making and exchanging of inspiration. Pattani, a southern province of Thailand, borders Malaysia and faces violence committed by militants. Many of their […]

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 […]