Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
May 20, 2014
Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
The Thai military has declared martial law, deployed in the streets of Bangkok and seized media outlets.
Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
Street Protests: Holding A Country Ransom
March 12, 2014
Street Protests: Holding A Country Ransom
Crowds in capital cities are exercising a disproportionate influence on political crises – and they are being abetted by inadequate foreign reporting
Street Protests: Holding A Country Ransom
Thailand Election by the Numbers
February 04, 2014
Thailand Election by the Numbers
Despite strong overall voter turnout, some Thais were left unable to cast a ballot.
Thailand Election by the Numbers
Elections No Fix for Thailand’s Political Problems
December 21, 2013
Elections No Fix for Thailand’s Political Problems
The fissures from the Shinawatra era run deep, and won’t be bridged any time soon.
Elections No Fix for Thailand’s Political Problems
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
December 05, 2013
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
While offering a temporary respite from the protests, the aging King cannot solve the broader issues dividing Thailand.
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
December 02, 2013
Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
Past demonstrations may give insight into the current Yellow Shirt/Red Shirt clashes.
Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum
November 26, 2013
Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum
Yellow Shirts lash out against Yingluck, Thaksin, and one unfortunate journalist.
Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum
Thailand: Same Faces, New Crisis
November 06, 2013
Thailand: Same Faces, New Crisis
Attempts to pass an amnesty bill have taken Thailand to the brink of yet another political crisis.
Thailand: Same Faces, New Crisis
Indonesia Strike for Pay Hike; Thai Protest vs. Amnesty Bill
November 05, 2013
Indonesia Strike for Pay Hike; Thai Protest vs. Amnesty Bill
Indonesians push for an increased minimum wage as Thais rally against corruption.
Indonesia Strike for Pay Hike; Thai Protest vs. Amnesty Bill
Thai Amnesty Paves Way for Thaksin’s Return
November 02, 2013
Thai Amnesty Paves Way for Thaksin’s Return
Thailand’s parliament passes a controversial bill that will allow former PM Thaksin Shinawatra to return.
Thai Amnesty Paves Way for Thaksin’s Return
Does Thai Amnesty Bill Herald Thaksin’s Return?
August 09, 2013
Does Thai Amnesty Bill Herald Thaksin’s Return?
Amid debate over a proposed amnesty bill, tensions rise and rumors of a coup grip Thailand.
Does Thai Amnesty Bill Herald Thaksin’s Return?
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
August 07, 2013
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
Protestors are filling Bangkok’s streets, calling for justice for past political bloodshed.
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
Thailand’s Little-Known Peace Process
July 31, 2013
Thailand’s Little-Known Peace Process
Can a Malaysia-facilitated initiative finally bring an end to conflict in Southern Thailand?
Thailand’s Little-Known Peace Process
Behind the Mask: Thailand’s Latest Political Movement Takes to the Streets
June 12, 2013
Behind the Mask: Thailand’s Latest Political Movement Takes to the Streets
The masked protesters are the latest development in an ongoing fight for political control.
Behind the Mask: Thailand’s Latest Political Movement Takes to the Streets
The Case of Chai Rachawat: Internet Freedom According to Yingluck Shinawatra
May 24, 2013
The Case of Chai Rachawat: Internet Freedom According to Yingluck Shinawatra
A Thai cartoonist has been sued and charged for offending the nation’s PM.
The Case of Chai Rachawat: Internet Freedom According to Yingluck Shinawatra
Thai Activist Jailed for 11 Years on Lese Majeste Charges
January 25, 2013
Thai Activist Jailed for 11 Years on Lese Majeste Charges
Thai magazine editor Somyot Prueksakasemsuk has been charged with insulting the king.
Thai Activist Jailed for 11 Years on Lese Majeste Charges
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