mother's day attack 2016
7 Sep 2016
In an unusual move, an insurgent militant affiliated with the largest Deep South insurgent group has claimed responsibility for both a recent attack on a school in Narathiwat and the Mother’s Day attack.
23 Aug 2016
The Thai Military Court has released the 15 alleged members of the so-called ‘Revolutionary Front for Democracy’ on bail.
22 Aug 2016
On 19 August 2016, the military officials have brought 13 men and two women, 15 of them, to the Crime Suppression Division (CSD), the Royal Thai Police, to process the arrest memos and to have them hear the charges filed against them by the military. They are all accused of forming the Revolutionary Alliance for Democracy Party and their act is considered an offence concerning being members of a secret society or a criminal association and having a political gathering of five persons and upward without getting permission from the Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).
19 Aug 2016
Experts have concluded that the bombings in Thai tourist spots that took place on the Queen’s Birthday were the work of southern insurgent group Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN).
19 Aug 2016
Update: According to Winyat Chatmontree, a lawyer from Free Thai Legal Aid (ETLA), the Military Court granted to the police custody permission to detain the 15 bomb suspects for 12 days. Their lawyers did not have the chance to submit bail requests in time because the police took the 15 to the court slightly before its closing time.
17 Aug 2016
Watch out and stay away from those who wear glasses, caps or carry backpacks as they might be bombers, said Thai’s army supreme commander. On Wednesday, 17 August 2016, Gen Theerachai Nakwanit, Commander-in-Chief of the Army, told the media about investigations into the Mother’s Day bombings that occurred on the eve of Mother's Day on 12 August.
15 Aug 2016
A security expert advising the Thai junta has argued that the Mother’s Day attack was likely connected to the junta’s political opponents.
13 Aug 2016
After a series of arson and bomb attacks rocked five provinces in Southern Thailand on Thursday night and Mother’s Day, the Thai military arrested a southern political activist and a red shirt and detained them in military bases. Many military officers from Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) of Phraya Ratsadanu Pradit Camp, and police and administrative officers from Huai Yot District of the southern province of Trang at 6:30 am on Saturday, 13 August 2016, arrested Prapas Rotchanapithak, a local political and human rights activist.