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Corruption, Lèse Majesté and the Thai Junta

Rangsiman Rome | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics
Rangsiman Rome

The Thai junta is using the lèse majesté law to conceal their own corrupt acts. Since the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) fomented a coup and seized power on 22 May 2014, there has been an increasingly draconian constriction of freedom of expression and civil and political rights.

Demanding Democracy Is Seditious in Thailand

Rangsiman Rome | Posted 07.22.2016 | World
Rangsiman Rome

On June 24, 2015, we went to the police station, but to file a complaint of brutality rather than respond to the summons against us. At last, our powerless bare hands which had been unable to shake the junta's power began to cause them worry.

Thailand To Teach Journalists How To Ask Questions That Won't Offend Prime Minister

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2016 | Media

BANGKOK, June 25 (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday he was not afraid of the press, days before the government is to...

Will This Woman Be Thailand's First Female Premier?

GlobalPost | Patrick Winn | Posted 08.27.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Thailand -- In a country known for mad dog political rhetoric, Yingluck Shinawatra stands apart. The 44-year-old potential prime minister doe...

Thai Prime Minister Vows To Push Illegal Immigrants Out

Bangkokpost.com | AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Thursday announced a crackdown on illegal immigration as he defended Thailand against allegations the military left a...

Abhisit Vejjajiva: Thailand's New Prime Minister

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Abhisit Vejjajiva, who heads the former opposition Democrat Party, became Thailand's new prime minister Monday. The AP reports that Abhisit is known t...

Thai Prime Minister Says He Won't Step Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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