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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...
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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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Police Using Red Tape to Strangle What’s Left of Thailand’s ‘Free’ Press

Prominent Thai journalists are condemning demands by police that the media adhere to arduous restrictions while covering anti-government protests or face arrest. The Royal Thai...
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4 Hurt by Explosion at Bangkok ‘Car Mob’ Protest in Khlong Toei

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 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...
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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...
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...
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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 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...

Foodpanda blows up business by tweeting vow to help police hunt down protesting driver

What food delivery giant Foodpanda did Sunday may end up being an example in business-school textbooks of how to blow up your business in 280 characters.
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Thailand Hits Another Record Covid-19 Before Start of New Controls

Thailand on Monday notched yet another record for daily coronavirus cases, recording 11,784 infections, with only 100 of them found in prisons.
Coiled razor wire is installed atop fences at the Crown Property Bureau to discourage protestors who plan to rally there Thursday.

10 Bangkok Police Companies, Barbed Wire to Greet Protestors at Crown Property Bureau

Ten companies of police again will summoned to meet anti-government demonstrators when they descend on the Crown Property Bureau tomorrow. Pol. Maj. Gen. Piya Tawichai,...
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Bangkok Volunteers Clean Mess, Graffiti Left Behind by Anti-Government Protestors

Bangkok residents came out to clean up after this week’s messy protest outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters. Volunteers gathered Thursday in front of Pathumwanaram...
Police and yellow-shirted royalists form a line opposing pro-democracy protestors at a demonstration at Bangkok's Democracy Monument last week. (Photo: Tyler Roney for the Bangkok Herald)

Thai Royalist Arrested for Gun After 6 Pro-Democracy Protestors Shot

Escalating threat of violence to largely peaceful demonstrators comes from both government, yellow shirts
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EXCLUSIVE: English Lyrics & Behind Scenes at Rap Against Dictatorship’s New Video

Tyler Roney goes inside the music and brings RAD's message to the English-speaking world.
Members of the anti-government protest-act Rap Against Dictatorship are filmed during a recent Bangkok street protest for a new video that was released Nov. 13, a day before students groups stage three mass protests. (Photo: Tyler Roney for the Bangkok Herald)

3 Protests, MRT Stations Closure to Hit Bangkok Saturday

34 companies of Bangkok cops to flood streets
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WATCH: Russian’s Nose Bloodied After Sticking It Into Pattaya Democracy Protest

Days after a Frenchman was threatened with deportation for sticking his nose too far into Thai politics, a Russian in Pattaya got his protruding...
Scenes from the front lines of Thailand's pro-democracy student protests, Oct. 16, 2020 at Victory Monument (Photo: Tyler Roney for the Bangkok Herald)

Thai Parliament Reopens as Protestors Plan March to German Embassy

Little substance expected from House-Senate joint session as pundits float Prayut replacements
About 1,000 students and youths protested Oct. 16 at Chiang Mai University (Photo: Will Langston for the Bangkok Herald)

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...
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Court Quashes Thailand’s Order to Censor Media Coverage of Protests

The government’s attempt to censor online broadcasts of the pro-democracy protests around the country was foiled by the Criminal Court in a rare case...
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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
Thousands of student-age protestors face off against Thai police at Bangkok's Pathumwan intersection Oct. 16. (Photo: Tyler Roney for the Bangkok Herald)

Prayut, It’s Time to Go

UCA News’ Benjamin Freeman argues Thailand’s PM has overstayed his welcome with crackdown on peaceful student protesters
Scenes from the front lines of Thailand's pro-democracy student protests, Oct. 16, 2020 at Victory Monument (Photo: Tyler Roney for the Bangkok Herald)

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.
Marking his return to the pro-democracy movement, Sirawith "Ja Niew" Serithiwat speaks to young students at Bangkok's Kasertsart intersection Monday.

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...
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