27 Jun 2017
The Appeal Court has dismissed the charges against a suspect known as the ‘popcorn gunman’ accused of attempting to murder red shirt protesters in February 2014. On 27 June 2017, judges read the Appeal Court’s verdict on Wiwat Yodprasit, a 25-year-old man accused of shooting at red shirt protesters during a confrontation between anti-establishment red shirts and People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) anti-election protesters in 2014.
3 Mar 2016
The Criminal Court has sentenced a suspect known as the ‘popcorn gunman’ to 37 years and four months in prison for attempted murder and carrying a weapon in public during the political violence in February 2014.
31 Mar 2015
The criminal court on Tuesday postponed for a second time the preliminary hearing against a suspect known as the "popcorn gunman", accused of shooting at red shirt protesters during a confrontation between the red shirts and anti-election protesters in February 2014. According to Matichon Online, Bangkok’s Criminal Court on Tuesday morning granted the prosecutor’s request to postpone the preliminary hearing against Wiwat Yodprasit, the 24-year-old suspect indicted for attempted murder and carrying weapons during the political unrest at Laksi, northern Bangkok, on 2 February 2014.
20 Jan 2015
The criminal court postponed the preliminary hearing against a suspect charged with murder and carrying arms in public during a confrontation between the red shirts and anti-election protesters in February 2014.
5 Apr 2014
Prachatai talked to Prajak Kongkirati on the anti-democratic movement and the prospects for a peaceful solution to this conflict.