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Leading Thai Opposition Figure Charged With Royal Defamation
June 22, 2022

Leading Thai Opposition Figure Charged With Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
Piyabutr Saengkanokkul is the second former leader of the banned Future Forward Party to be charged under Section 112 of the Criminal Code.

Thai Opposition Figure Charged With Royal Defamation, Cyber Crimes
April 12, 2022

Thai Opposition Figure Charged With Royal Defamation, Cyber Crimes

By Sebastian Strangio
The head of the disbanded Future Forward Party criticized the government for contracting a royal-owned firm to supply COVID-19 vaccines.
Leading Thai Opposition Politician Charged With Royal Defamation
January 22, 2021

Leading Thai Opposition Politician Charged With Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit had criticized a COVID-19 vaccine procurement deal involving a company owned by the Thai king.

Duncan McCargo on Thailand’s New Political Force
November 24, 2020

Duncan McCargo on Thailand’s New Political Force

By Sebastian Strangio
"It’s not a matter of whether or not the existing power structures start to give way: it’s just a question of when."

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.

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on the Struggle for a Free Thailand
September 24, 2020

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on the Struggle for a Free Thailand

By Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit
Young Thais are becoming increasingly fed up with the stifling consensus and repeated military interventions in the country's politics.

Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New
September 14, 2020

Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Beyond the headlines, what do the current protests tell us about the country’s present and future?
Thailand Court Orders Popular Opposition Party Dissolved
February 21, 2020

Thailand Court Orders Popular Opposition Party Dissolved

By Associated Press
Thailand's Constitutional Court has ordered the popular opposition Future Forward Party dissolved,

Thailand Opposition Party Acquitted of Sedition Charge
January 21, 2020

Thailand Opposition Party Acquitted of Sedition Charge

By Associated Press

For Thailand’s Progressives, It’s Been a Year of Trials and Tribulations
December 11, 2019

For Thailand’s Progressives, It’s Been a Year of Trials and Tribulations

By Chonlawit Sirikupt
Thanathorn’s removal foreshadows a sinister dismantling of opposition using a façade of checks and balances.

Thai Court Removes Pro-Democracy Politician From Parliament
November 21, 2019

Thai Court Removes Pro-Democracy Politician From Parliament

By Associated Press
Thanathorn of the Future Forward Party has long been a thorn in the side of Thailand’s royalist-military ruling class.
The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
June 20, 2019

The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals

By Preeti Jha
While Thailand’s coup leader remains premier, the polls unleashed new democratic sentiments that the regime now struggles to silence.

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