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Thai Youths Use Online Platforms to Outwit Government

Young Thais increasingly are using the internet and social media to blast the government as it edges toward snap elections. Youths accuse the government of...

Thailand Still ‘Not Free’ Under Military-Backed Gov’t – Report

. Freedom House survey again lowers Thailand’s scores for political rights and civil liberties

Thai Police Accused of Beating, Degrading Stateless Activist in Custody

A stateless democracy activist says he was physically assaulted by police officers in Bangkok who detained him for participating in a candlelight vigil for...

Thai Police Seize Children’s Book as Anti-Democracy Crackdown on Publishers Continues

Police raided a newly opened library in Bangkok and seized a children’s book on the 1932 revolution that overthrew Thailand’s absolute monarchy, rights activists...

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

Thai Police Engaging in Child Abuse with Hardline Crackdown wit Youthful Protestors, Critics Say

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...

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...

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 Gov’t Prioritizes Power Over Covid-19, Using Rubber Bullets, Riot Tactics to Suppress Democracy

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...

Clock Ticking to 10 p.m. Saturday Deadline for Thailand PM to Resign

The clock is ticking and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has until 10 p.m. Saturday to resign, or face a new, even-bigger series of pro-democracy...

Bangkok Emergency Decree Revoked; Protestors Tell Prayut: ‘Quit by Sunday’

The promised revocation of the emergency decree outlawing protests in Bangkok since Oct. 15 became official at noon, but pro-democracy activists said they have...

Protestors March on Gov’t House as Thai PM Offers to Rescind Emergency Decree

Prayut conditions de-escalation on demonstrators resisting violence, but skirmishes with police flare Wednesday night

Prayut, It’s Time to Go

UCA News’ Benjamin Freeman argues Thailand’s PM has overstayed his welcome with crackdown on peaceful student protesters

Photo View: On the Front Lines of Thailand’s Pro-Democracy Protests

Thailand’s panicked response to peaceful protests has been unrelenting, but none of that touched young protestors this weekend. The Herald’s Tyler Roney walked among them and captured the scene.

Fallen Hero, Ja Niew, Returns to Fire Up New Generation of Pro-Democracy Youths

Three weeks ago, Sirawith Serithiwat stood on the steps of the Pattaya Provincial Courthouse, closing a chapter in the fight for democracy being waged...

Protest Ball in Government’s Court as Thailand Takes Breath After Tense Weekend

Media crackdown launched even as MPs plan talks, special session over protestors demands

7 University Organizations Condemn Violent Gov’t Response to Friday Protest

Eight university students’ organizations condemned the crackdown on demonstrators at Bangkok’s Pathumwan intersection Friday. The condemnation was conveyed Saturday in a statement by the organizations...

End Game Uncertain as Pro-Democracy Movement Meets Immovable Gov’t Force

On 3rd night of protests, demonstrators blasted with water cannons, batons. Where activists go from here unclear

Thai Army Proves as Inept at Online Propaganda as It Is at Governing

Analysis: No, disinformation against a your own citizens isn't normal. That the army bungled it so badly doesn't make it less wrong.

2 Years Later, Democracy Activists Acquitted for 2018 Pattaya Rally

Overshadowed by new student movement, Ja Niew's New Democracy Group had faced prison for anti-junta protest

Photo View: Thailand’s ‘True Democracy’ Movement Hits Boiling Point at Bangkok Rally

The Herald's WIll Langston spent the day amidst the protestors, getting a close-up view of the rally's dead-serious, yet festive, atmosphere.

Activists Commemorate 88th Anniversary of 1932 Revolution Amid Tense Police Presence

Hundreds of Thai pro-democracy activists commemorated the 88th anniversary of the revolution that brought an end to the absolute monarchy in 1932 in multiple...
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