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Thailand Violence

Thai Opposition Petitions For Election Annulment

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 02.05.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's main opposition party petitioned a court Tuesday to annul last weekend's national election, launching a legal challenge th...

Mayhem Grips Bangkok A Day Before Election

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 04.03.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Gunfire rang out at a major intersection in Thailand's capital on Saturday as clashes between protesters and government supporters er...

Thai Protest Leader Killed In Pre-Election Clashes

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2014 | World

BANGKOK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A Thai anti-government protest leader was shot and killed in Bangkok on Sunday when violence erupted as demonstrators bl...

Explosion Injures Dozens Of Protesters In Bangkok

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE and TODD PITMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Dozens of people were wounded in Thailand's capital Friday when a grenade blast ripped through a crowd of marching anti-government de...

Thai Protesters Vow To Continue Battle After King's Birthday

AP | JINDA WEDEL | Posted 12.04.2013 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra returned to her office Wednesday after five days away but her effort to show that normalcy was ret...

Thai Political Protests Turn Violent

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Aggressive political protests in the Thai capital turned violent late Saturday with at least one man killed and five wounded by gunsh...

Thai PM Invokes Emergency Law Amid Fierce Protests

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 11.25.2013 | World

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister invoked an emergency law on Monday after demonstrators seeking to remove her from office occupied parts of ...

Peace In Thailand? Ramadan Ceasefire Signed

Religion News Service | Richard S. Ehrlich | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion

BANGKOK, Thailand (RNS) Buddhist-majority Thailand hopes its first “common understanding” with minority ethnic Malay Islamist guerrillas will crea...

Bangkok Bombings Kill 1, Hurt Dozens

AP | THANYARAT DOKSONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Security forces and agitated protesters faced off at a major intersection Friday after bloody grenade attacks rattled Thailand's chaot...

Arisman Pongruangrong, Thai Protest Leader, Flees Police Out Hotel Window

AP | KINAN SUCHAOVANICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK — Thailand's prime minister talked tough and handed more law and order powers to the army after security forces were humiliated when an ...

Stop Thailand's Free Fall Into the Abyss Now

Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon

I have watched Thailand's free fall into the abyss with deep sadness. At this very moment, Thais are killing Thais, and the situation is getting worse by the minute with no end in sight.

Thai Newspapers' Violent Images Irking Academics

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Each morning, Thailand's newspaper racks offer a gallery of gore. Few days pass without a corpse, face-down and blood-soaked, appearing on Thai newsp...

Thai Islamic Militant Attacks Escalate

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nine people have died in the past 24 hours in a wave of attacks by suspected Islamic militants in southern Thailand....