After successfully blocking the leader of the Move Forward Party from becoming the next prime minister of Thailand, the country’s military bureaucracy managed to collaborate with the second largest Pheu Thai Party to finally appoint […]
On May 14th, Thailand voters came out resoundingly against the nine-year military rule by casting their votes for anti-junta parties. The newly formed Move Forward Party (MFP) became the biggest party in parliament by winning […]
At the end of December last year, due to the worsened COVID-19 situation, Thailand’s democracy movement, led by students, temporarily ended the street protests that had been going on since last August. The movement has […]
Since the beginning of this year, Thailand has witnessed the rising up of youth and students who have launched massive protests in several major cities, colleges, and universities. Although initially only concentrated in certain higher […]
Country plagued by military junta and economic downturn
Working class and rural poor need party of their own
The business-woman, Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of the controversial former prime minister, the tycoon Thaksin Shinawatra, was chosen by Thailand’s parliament as the country’s 28th prime minister on 5 August.
At a Plenary Session of the European Parliament, Joe Higgins MEP condemns the brutal repression of protesters in Thailand by the military
By the time this report was written, the tension had increased to a new level in the streets of Bangkok since the passsing of Wednesday night’s ultimatum.
Thousands demand dissolution as political crisis deepens