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Thailand Human Rights

Protests and Politics in Thailand From the Point of View of a Woman of a Certain Age

Alison Teal | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Alison Teal

When the protesters in Thailand are financed by some of the richest individuals and corporations in the country and their demands are not for free and fair elections, but rather to cancel the elections and appoint an unelected caretaker government, it gets weirdly complicated.

Thai Censorship Case Verdict Delayed

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

BANGKOK -- A Thai judge postponed a verdict that had been expected Monday for a webmaster accused of failing to act quickly enough to remove Internet ...

American Detained In Thailand To Plead Guilty To Royal Insult

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 12.09.2011 | World

BANGKOK — A detained U.S. citizen facing up to 15 years in prison for allegedly insulting Thailand's royal family was to plead guilty in the cas...

Thailand's Legitimacy Deficit

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

The U.S. policy toward Thailand is an exercise in pragmatic preservation and avoidance of open disagreement. A true ally should make reasonable requests to bolster long-term relations with the Thai people.