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Thailand Protesters Gather as Government Weaponizes Lese Majeste 
November 27, 2020

Thailand Protesters Gather as Government Weaponizes Lese Majeste 

By Tyler Roney
Protest groups change venue to keep the peace as authorities resurrect the notorious Article 112.

Thai Lawmakers Debate Demands for Constitutional Changes
November 17, 2020

Thai Lawmakers Debate Demands for Constitutional Changes

By Associated Press
The government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is hoping to defuse protesters' calls for far-reaching reform.
Thailand Protests at a Tipping Point
November 17, 2020

Thailand Protests at a Tipping Point

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Tamara Loos.

Thai Protesters Rally Again, Promoting a Diversity of Causes
November 16, 2020

Thai Protesters Rally Again, Promoting a Diversity of Causes

By Associated Press
Some 20 groups called the rally at Bangkok's Democracy Monument this weekend under the name "Mob Fest.”

With Petition Drive, Thailand’s Protests Settle Into Stalemate
November 09, 2020

With Petition Drive, Thailand’s Protests Settle Into Stalemate

By Sebastian Strangio
As protesters address their demands to the king, Thailand's military-royalist establishment is banking that the demonstrations will peter out.

“We Are the Destiny You Cannot Avoid”: Thailand’s Prospects for Political Change
November 04, 2020

“We Are the Destiny You Cannot Avoid”: Thailand’s Prospects for Political Change

By Sasiwan Chingchit
Social and technical trends suggest that the country has reached a historic political watershed.

Thailand Blocks Access to Porn Sites, Prompting Protests
November 04, 2020

Thailand Blocks Access to Porn Sites, Prompting Protests

By Sebastian Strangio
The paternalistic move will only exacerbate the country's simmering anti-government and anti-monarchy sentiment.
Hong Kong’s Blueprint Changed Protests Around the World
October 30, 2020

Hong Kong’s Blueprint Changed Protests Around the World

By Silvia Frosina
From Belarus to Thailand, activists worldwide are learning from the city's pro-democracy movement.

Dissolved Thai Party Leaders Warn Against Possible Legal Charges
October 28, 2020

Dissolved Thai Party Leaders Warn Against Possible Legal Charges

By Associated Press
The dissolution of the progressive Future Forward Party helped spur the current protests. Now media reports say party leaders face new charges.

Thai Parliament Opens Special Session Over Anti-Government Protests
October 26, 2020

Thai Parliament Opens Special Session Over Anti-Government Protests

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite its lifting of a state of emergency last week, there are reasons to doubt the government's willingness to reform.

Thailand’s Protesters Want the World to Know #WhatsHappeningInThailand
October 22, 2020

Thailand’s Protesters Want the World to Know #WhatsHappeningInThailand

By Jake Black
Social media has played an important role in attracting international attention to the movement's struggle for reform.
Thai Protests Inspire Online Calls for Change Next Door in Laos
October 22, 2020

Thai Protests Inspire Online Calls for Change Next Door in Laos

By Sebastian Strangio
Thailand's social media-driven demonstrations have resonated on the far side of the Mekong River.

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