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By Prachatai |
Members of the general public and political figures gathered on Ratchadamnoen Road in memory of those who died during the 2010 crackdown on Red Shirt protests.  Fourteen years on, the victims have yet to receive justice.
<div> <div>Several prominent red shirt leaders have been given prison terms for leading a demonstration against the President of Thailand’s Privy Council.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 9 January 2016, the Criminal Court read the Appeal Court’s verdict on ten red shirt activists accused of unlawful assembly for leading a demonstration against General Prem Tinsulanonda, the President of the Privy Council.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The defendants were accused of leading a crowd of several thousand to Prem’s residence on 22 July 2007 to demand his resignation. </div></div>
<div>Thai police are pursuing a red-shirt moderator for allegedly distorting the content of the draft constitution. </div>
<div> <div>A red-shirt TV station faces a month-long blackout imposed for allegedly disseminating content threatening national security. A red-shirt leader says this is the junta’s attempt to silence criticism of the draft charter.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On Thursday, 21 July 2016, the Communication Authority of Thailand (CAT) temporarily revoked the broadcasting license of Peace TV, a TV station run by leaders of the red shirts, claiming that the station disseminated content threatening national security. </div></div>
<div>The Administrative Court has provided the red-shirt TV station with a legal immunity allowing the station to continue broadcasting after the station’s licence was recently revoked for breaching the junta’s announcements.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On Wednesday, 6 July 2016, the Supreme Administrative Court granted Peace TV, the TV station run by red-shirt co-leaders, legal protection after the Communication Authority of Thailand (CAT) made the decision, two days prior, to revoke the broadcasting licence of the station for 30 days for breaching the junta’s announcements on media cens </div>
By Khaosod English |
<div>The Commuincation Authority of Thailand (CAT) has revoked the broadcasting licence of a red-shirt TV station for 30 days for violating the junta’s laws. </div>
<div> <div>Key red-shirt leaders have submitted a petition to the UN after the junta shut down their referendum monitoring centres in various provinces across the country, adding that the red shirts will invite EU delegates to participate in observing the referendum. </div></div>
By Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation |
<p>Democratic Alliance Against Dictatorship (DAAD) co-leader Weng Tojirakarn was recently released on bail after nine months in jail on charges of terrorism after the red-shirt uprising last year ended in a deadly crackdown on May 19. Here, Weng speaks to The Nation's Pravit Rojanaphruk about his time in prison, politics and internal divisions within the red-shirt movement.</p>
<p>On 2 May, Secretary-General of the Students Federation of Thailand Anuthee Dejthewaporn and two other students reported as summoned to the Centre for the Resolution of the Emergency Situation at the 11th Infantry Headquarters.</p>