Round Up

18 Feb 2014
Court rules on man killed during 2010 crackdown,  Public prosecutors urged to speed up cases against Suthep, 4 killed, 7 injured in restive South
10 Feb 2014
- Army to sue Somsak Jeamteerasakul for lèse majesté - Three children shot dead in latest Deep South conflict - Poll: 60% of Isaan people more reserved about supporting political parties - Poll: 60% of Isaan people more reserved about supporting political parties
27 Jan 2014
Women’s groups concerned over sexually abusive language In response to the sexist and mysogynist use of language by the anti-government protests in recent weeks, UN Women issued a statement on Saturday expressing “serious concern” about sexually abusive attacks for political gain.
20 Jan 2014
A red shirt beaten, seriously injured near Ratchadamnoen   Samphao, with his face swollen and bruised, in hospital    An anti-establishment red-shirt motorcycle taxi was beaten by what is alleged to be a group of guards of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC).
12 Jan 2014
5 Jan 2014
A new section from Prachatai English that summarizes underreported news stories from our Thai website.  
11 Dec 2013
Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban on Wednesday called for meetings with high level leaders of the armed forces, the chief of police and leaders of the private business sector in the hope of gaining more allies, while its proposal of an appointed legislative body came under heavy criticism.    
6 Dec 2013
After a one-day truce for the King’s birthday on December 5, when the anti-government movement and government agreed to refrain from any confrontation during the national holiday, protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban on Friday announced that the “this demonstration must end on Monday, December 9.” 
3 Dec 2013
After a few hours of confrontation and teargas, the police on Tuesday suddenly decided to call off their defences and let the protesters pass through the Metropolitan Police Headquarters. The situation was suddenly and unexpectedly amicable.   
2 Dec 2013
After news of negotiations and signals from the premier on Monday had led to anticipation of a solution to Thailand’s crisis, it turned out that the anti-government rallies continued, with the police as the new target. 
1 Dec 2013
Thousands of anti-government protesters trying to break into government house are now in confrontation with the police who have used tear gas to prevent further incursions. The police have declared that they will reclaim the Ministry of Finance and the Government Complex, which the protesters have been occupying for the past three days. 


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