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1 Jun 2016
The Criminal Court has sentenced a well-known anti-establishment red-shirt country singer to seven years and six months in prison for lèse majesté, making him promise to grow trees to honour the Thai monarchy after his release. On Wednesday morning, 1 June 2016, the Criminal Court on Ratchadapisek Rd, Bangkok, sentenced Thanat Thanawatcharanon, 58, aka Tom Dundee, a country singer-turned-red-shirt activist, to 15 years’ imprisonment for offences under Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the lèse majesté law.
30 May 2016
After being imprisoned for almost two years, a well-known anti-establishment red-shirt country singer recanted earlier statements and pleaded guilty to a lèse majesté charge. At the Criminal Court on Ratchadaphisek Rd., Bangkok, on Monday morning, Thanat Thanawatcharanon, 58, aka Tom Dundee, a country singer-turned-red-shirt activist, pleaded guilty to an offence under Article 112 of the Criminal Code, the lèse majesté law. Thanat was indicted on two lèse majesté charges.
27 May 2016
A Provincial Court in northeastern Thailand has dismissed charges against five soldiers and a member of the Territorial Defence Volunteer Corps (TDVC) accused of shooting a local redshirt leader. The Provincial Court of the northeastern province of Udon Thani on Thursday, on 26 May 2016, dismissed charges against five soldiers from a military base in the western province of Kanchanaburi and a TDVC member accused of shooting Kwanchai Sarakam, leader of the People Who Love Udon Club, a local anti-establishment red shirt group.
16 May 2016
A core member of Resistant Citizen, an anti-junta activist group, Pansak Srithep, and other activists commemorated the death of Pansak’s son who was killed during the military crackdown on red shirt protesters in May 2010.
29 Apr 2016
The junta have charged eight dissidents abducted by the military with sedition while two of the eight are also accused of lѐse majesté. Meanwhile, the police are gathering evidence against key red shirt figures allegedly linked to some of the eight.     
11 Apr 2016
On the sixth anniversary of the political violence of 10 April 2010, families of people who died commemorated their loss. On Sunday, 10 April 2016, a political activist group called ‘Chili Peppers’ organised an event at Khok Wua Intersection, Bangkok, to mourn the people who died at the beginning of the military crackdown on demonstrators of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD), the main red-shirt faction, on 10 April 2010.  
31 Mar 2016
The Thai military have summoned 2 journalists in the northern province of Chiang Mai for a discussion over a news report about a red bowl inscribed with Thai new year greetings from former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
30 Mar 2016
(New York) – Sedition charges for a Facebook photo expressing symbolic support for Thailand’s political opposition shows the military junta’s utter disregard for peaceful dissent, Human Rights Watch said today.
29 Mar 2016
Thai military summoned a villager in the northern province of Chiang Mai for posting a picture of a red bowl with the signature of the controversial former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on it and accused her of sedition.
7 Mar 2016
The Thai police detained members of an anti-establishment red shirt group for campaigning against the controversial draft constitution. Police officers in plainclothes and in uniform on Sunday, 6 March 2016, detained Anurak Jentawanit, a leader of a red shirt group called ‘Ford Red Path’ and two other members of the group, at Victory Monument in central Bangkok.
2 Mar 2016
The Supreme Court has sentenced a key leader of the anti-establishment red shirts to six months imprisonment for defaming Abhisit Vejjajiva, former Prime Minister of the Democrat Party.    
25 Feb 2016
A key member of an anti-establishment red shirt group in Isan, Thailand’s northeast, died of a stroke one day after being summoned by the military. Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) reported that on Tuesday, 23 February 2016, Saksit Kingmala, 52, a key leader of an anti-establishment red shirt group in Ubon Ratchathani called People Who Love [former Prime Minister] Thaksin Club, died at a local hospital from a stroke.

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