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A New Era of Intolerance in Thailand?
November 01, 2016

A New Era of Intolerance in Thailand?

By Shawn W. Crispin
Rising nationalism after the king's death could signal worrying days ahead for the country.

Thailand's New Constitution: A Threat to Religious Freedom?
September 02, 2016

Thailand's New Constitution: A Threat to Religious Freedom?

By Mong Palatino
A problematic provision sheds light on a thorny issue.
Thailand's New Constitution: A Blow to Rights?
August 17, 2016

Thailand's New Constitution: A Blow to Rights?

By Mong Palatino
Despite the approval of the Thai charter, its content remains worrying.

Who's Behind Thailand's Deadly Bomb Blasts?
August 15, 2016

Who's Behind Thailand's Deadly Bomb Blasts?

By Shawn W. Crispin
Early signs suggest that the culprits may be southern insurgents more so than political opponents of the junta.

The Dark Secrets of Thailand’s Military
July 29, 2016

The Dark Secrets of Thailand’s Military

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
One bold woman has thrown the institution into controversy in her pursuit of justice.

Thailand’s Prayut ‘Won’t Resign’ if Referendum Fails
June 28, 2016

Thailand’s Prayut ‘Won’t Resign’ if Referendum Fails

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A comment likely to feed into international concerns about the junta’s lasting grip on power.

Thailand's Constitutional Referendum: A Hobson's Choice
May 13, 2016

Thailand's Constitutional Referendum: A Hobson's Choice

By Shawn W. Crispin
A climate of fear all but ensures the upcoming vote will be far from an expression of popular will.
Thailand’s Absurd ‘Red Bowl’ Sedition Threat
April 06, 2016

Thailand’s Absurd ‘Red Bowl’ Sedition Threat

By Mong Palatino
The junta’s fear of threats to its rule -- and suppression of freedoms -- has reached a new high.

US Urges Thailand to Restore Democracy, Respect Rights
March 29, 2016

US Urges Thailand to Restore Democracy, Respect Rights

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Sarah Sewell reiterates Washington’s call in a meeting with junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Why Thailand’s Next Election May Not Matter
March 01, 2016

Why Thailand’s Next Election May Not Matter

By Prashanth Parameswaran
There are already signs that upcoming polls may be little more than a faux election.

How Thailand’s Junta Abuses Its Critics
February 25, 2016

How Thailand’s Junta Abuses Its Critics

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
One junta critic on the treatment he and his family are receiving under the ruling junta.
Thailand’s Junta Chief Pledges New Elections in 2017
February 02, 2016

Thailand’s Junta Chief Pledges New Elections in 2017

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Premier says much-awaited polls will take place next year regardless of the fate of a new draft constitution.

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