Dao Din

24 Nov 2014
Five police officers have been demoted because they failed to prevent anti-coup Khon Kaen student activists from humiliating Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, the head of the junta, during his speech in Khon Kaen last week. According to Matichon, Police Maj Gen Bunlert Jaipradit, chief of Provincial Police Region 4, on Sunday transferred the five police officers from Khon Kaen Police Station to the Region Four Police Operations Centre.
22 Nov 2014
The military summoned Loei anti-mine village activists about links with five anti-junta Khon Kaen students arrested earlier this week while some soldiers allegedly plan to enter the mining area in conflict to transport ore deposits.
22 Nov 2014
Five Dao Din students reported that they are still being followed and monitored by the military after their release on Thursday. After the release on Thursday of the five Dao Din student activists arrested for making three-fingered salutes in front of Prayut Chan-o-cha in Khon Kaen, the group stated on Facebook on Saturday afternoon that the military are still trying to keep an eye the group’s members and activities.
20 Nov 2014
More than 100 academics, activists, and others on Thursday announced in a joint statement, “Down with martial law… power belongs to all the people.” 
20 Nov 2014
The military at 10 am on Thursday released the five student activists from Khon Kaen University with no charge.    Since Wednesday the military has tried to force the group to sign a document stating that they admit their wrongdoing in protesting against the coup and promising not to hold any further political activities, according to Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, a fifth year law student who is one of the five.    On Thursday two students complied while three others refused to sign the document.   
20 Nov 2014
After five student activists from Khon Kaen University were arrested on Wednesday morning for flashing a three-fingered salute, a group of 11 student activists from Bangkok’s Thammasat University organized a supper at the Democracy Monument to show support for their fellow student activists, which led to their arrest late on Wednesday night.    After they were detained for about four hours, the police released them before midnight without charge.    
20 Nov 2014
Update: At around 1:30pm, the police arrested Natchacha Kongudom, a Bangkok University student at Siam Paragon's cinema, after she raised three fingered salute in front of the Hunger Game 3 poster when she received a free ticket from the LLTD.
20 Nov 2014
Prachatai interviewed one of the five student activist, on their goal of holding the activity, experience in the camp and will he 'surrender' this morning. If he does not admit of his 'guilt' for protesting against the coup, he may be fired from university.
19 Nov 2014
Update: At around 6.30 pm, the military released the five activists but demanded them to come back with their parents and will officially charged them on Thursday. During the interogation, the military pressured the students to sign a document, stating that they will not hold any anti-coup activity nor expressing disaproval on the coup again.
6 Nov 2014
A countrywide network of young activists denounced the entire coup apparatus and announced that they will not join the junta’s reform.
7 Jun 2014
  The military on Friday summoned student activists from Khon Kaen University, in northeastern Khon Kaen Province, to have them sign an agreement to stop anti-coup activities.    In the North East, the junta has kept a close watch on universities, such as Maha Sarakham and Ubon Ratchathani.


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