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‘Fake News’ and Thailand’s Information Wars
July 03, 2019

‘Fake News’ and Thailand’s Information Wars

By Janjira Sombatpoonsiri
How politicizing “fake news” consolidates Thailand’s authoritarian rule.

What’s Behind the Thailand King’s Rising Security Force?
October 11, 2018

What’s Behind the Thailand King’s Rising Security Force?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Another data point has shed light on ongoing efforts to strengthen the security around Thailand’s new monarch and its significance.
Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?
March 15, 2018

Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Though a new voice is ready for Thai politics, it is unclear if Thai politics is ready for him.

Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
February 08, 2018

Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Repeated election delays are the product of a fierce power struggle that is still ongoing.

Defending Free Speech in ASEAN
January 23, 2017

Defending Free Speech in ASEAN

By David Hutt
There have been some troubling regional developments on the issue of late.

The Real Danger of Cambodia’s ‘Gay King’ Episode
January 12, 2017

The Real Danger of Cambodia’s ‘Gay King’ Episode

By David Hutt
A recent incident could have broader implications for democracy and human rights in the country.

The Darker Side of Thai Royalism 
October 26, 2016

The Darker Side of Thai Royalism 

By James Buchanan
While most Thais mourn their late king with decorum, a sinister ultra-royalism rears its ugly head.
The Truth About Thailand's Social Media Surveillance
October 03, 2016

The Truth About Thailand's Social Media Surveillance

By Mong Palatino
The targeting of government critics is yet another concern in post-coup Thailand.

Battling Thailand’s Lese Majeste Crackdown
January 16, 2016

Battling Thailand’s Lese Majeste Crackdown

By Shawn W. Crispin
Thai Lawyers for Human Rights is on the frontlines of challenging the junta’s clampdown on abuses against the monarchy.

 U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Investigated for Lèse Majesté
December 19, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Investigated for Lèse Majesté

By Joshua Kurlantzick
It is a move that does not augur well for U.S.-Thailand relations.

US Envoy to Thailand Under Lese Majeste Probe
December 09, 2015

US Envoy to Thailand Under Lese Majeste Probe

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Glyn Davies reportedly in hot water with the junta just months after taking up new post.

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