Yan Eric Marchal, 47, at the Sept. 19, 2020 pro-democracy protest in Bangkok. (Photo: Facebook)

Frenchman Tossed From Thailand for Sticking Nose Too Far into Politics

A Frenchman who stuck his nose too deeply in Thai politics was tossed out of the country Saturday when he arrived in Phuket. Yan Eric...
A fully clothed Worawan Sae-aung, who is fondly known as Aunty Pao and works as a street vendor selling fruit, regularly attends youth-led pro-democracy protests in Bangkok.

‘Aunty Pao’, 67, Hit With 12 Charges for Naked Protest

An elderly woman who stripped naked in front of the Royal Thai Police’s headquarters in Bangkok during a recent anti-government protest has been charged...
Police officers carry student protest leader Benja Apan as she is arrested. (Photo: Thai Lawyers for Human Rights)

Bail Denied for Student Calling for Reform of Thai Monarchy

A Thai court has denied bail to a university student charged with royal defamation in a ruling that her supporters and rights activists alike...
A man holds a sign calling for the abolition of Thailand's controversial lese majeste law during a protest in Bangkok. (Photo: UCA News)

Desperate Times, Desperate Measures for Young Thais Facing Decades in Prison

. Accused of insulting Thailand's royal family, a young activist cut his own arm during his trial
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Thailand Ignores World Demands to Stop Charging Minors With Political Crimes

Activists call for lese majeste charges against teenagers to be dropped
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4 Hurt by Explosion at Bangkok ‘Car Mob’ Protest in Khlong...

Four people were injured and a motorcycle was damaged when an explosion occurred during an anti-government “car mob” protest. The incident in front of Trok...
Youthful anti-government protestors battle police and flee from tear gas in Baangkok. (Photo: Tyler Roney for the Bangkok Herald)

Thai Police Engaging in Child Abuse with Hardline Crackdown wit Youthful...

Thailand’s police crackdown on young pro-democracy protesters is raising more concerns about child abuse after a 12-year-old boy was detained in Bangkok this week. The...
In this handout photo from the Royal Thai Army taken on June 6 and released on June 7, a local official and military personnel look at Myanmar migrants found hiding in a water tank being transported via a vehicle in Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Province.(Photo: Royal Thai Army)

Thailand Votes to Outlaw Torture, Disappearances in Country Where Gov’t Engages...

Scores of political dissidents, environmental activists and rights advocates have disappeared since 2014 coup
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Ruling Party Whip, Wife Indicted with 85 Others for ฿4.5 Billion...

The chief whip for Thailand’s ruling party, his wife and 85 others were indicted for corruption over futsai field projects in Nakhon Ratchasima. Wirach Ratanasate...

Pattaya, Bangkok Elections Postponed Indefinitely By Prayut to Keep...

Proving that the former military junta leader who put Bangkok and Pattaya’s mayors in office isn’t ready to let his men go, the Cabinet...
If right-wing zealots in the Senate have their way, this is how Thailand's youth would spend their free time. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Right-Wing Zealots Plan ‘Virtuous Council’ to Instill ‘Morality’ into Thai Youths

Morality police are "the last gasp of a declining regime that seeks to reverse the tide of history".
A Thai protester points an accusatory finger at an image of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at a pro-democracy rally in Bangkok on Sept. 3. (Photo: UCA News)

Prayut Survived Censure, but Street Protesters Vow He Won’t Survive Them

PM Prayut under pressure to resign as rallies call for the people's freedoms to be restored .
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Anti-Prayut ‘Carmob’ Rolls from Pattaya to Sattahip Naval Base

Pattaya activists launched their fourth anti-government “carmob’ demonstration, rolling a loud demonstration from the Dolphin Roundabout to the Sattahip Naval Base Sept. 5. The rolling...
Thailand Pro-Democracy Activist Thatchapong Kaedam

Family Denied Access to Pro-Democracy Activist Severely Ill with Covid-19

The relatives of a detained Thai pro-democracy activist have been denied access to him even as he is suffering from a severe case of...
Thailand Protest Democracy Voters Anti-Government Demonstration Prayut

Bangkok, Pattaya to Hold 1st Local Elections in 8+ Years...

Stuck with junta-appointed mayors, councils since 2016, voters finally can exercise democratic rights in city/SAO polls
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Yingluck Calls Out Prayut for Worsening Poverty, Blowing Chances for Development

Thailand’s first and only female prime minister, who was ousted in a coup by the military in 2014, has called out the men who...
Thai police face off against largely peaceful anti-government protestors Aug. 16, 2021. (Photo: Tyler Roney for the Bangkok Herald)

Investigation Demanded into Alleged Use of Live Bullets Vs. Thai Protestors

The police deny it, but live bullets ended up in the brain of an anti-government protestor and the world wants answers. Amnesty International on Friday...
Thai Opposition Leaders File Censure Motion Against Prayut Chan-o-cha Prime Minister

Thai Opposition Files Censure Over Prayut’s Covid-19 Mismanagement

Thai opposition parties filed a censure-debate motion targeting Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five ministers over their handling of the coronavirus epidemic. Sompong Amornwiwat, leader...
Thailand Anti-Government Protests Students Tear Gas Rubber Bullets Water Cannons Protestors

Thai Police Chief Calls Riot Tactics Against Anti-Gov’t Demonstrators ‘Lawful’

The Royal Thai Police commissioner claimed its hardline, riot-control tactics against now-daily anti-government protests was “lawful” and in accordance with the international standard. Pol. Gen....
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Thai Gov’t Prioritizes Power Over Covid-19, Using Rubber Bullets, Riot Tactics...

The arrest of nine Thai pro-democracy activists over their participation this month in a protest demanding the release of 32 other activists shows that...
Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Televisilon Address Speech

After Court Smackdown, Prayut Revokes Media Suppression Order

After getting a smackdown from the courts, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha formally revoked his recent dictate that banned the dissemination of any news that...
Mock body bags lay on a picture of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to depict casualties of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, during an anti-government march from Democracy Monument to Government House, in Bangkok July 18.

‘Fake News’ Crackdown a Last Gasp From Thailand’s Failing Gov’t Unable...

Unable to stop a raging pandemic and fearful of a public uprising, ex-coup leaders look to jail those publishing even the truth.
Siam BioScience in Pathum Thani, wholly owned by the Crown Property Bureau, will locally manufacture the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

Questioning Thailand’s Slow Covid-19 Vaccine Campaign Can Mean Prison

In their latest judicial action, authorities have charged Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit with royal defamation

‘People Do Not Fear 112 Anymore’: Young Thais Defiant as Gov’t...

Their work overshadowed by a raging second-wave coronavirus outbreak, Thailand authorities are rounding up young, pro-democracy activists and slapping them with lese majeste charges...
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